Challenges hinder development of renewable energy Business

Challenges hinder development of renewable energy

Renewable energy has emerged as one of the most preferred sectors for investment in Vietnam, according to a survey by international consulting firm Grant Thornton, but the development of such projects has been hampered by a number of challenges.
Directors key for company growth Business

Directors key for company growth

With the Vietnamese economy still growing, firms' boards of directors should develop to take advantage of opportunities, a top businessman has said.
Vietnam hopes to enter MSCI watchlist this year Business

Vietnam hopes to enter MSCI watchlist this year

One year after failing to enter the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)’s watchlist for a market status upgrade, it is still uncertain if Vietnam will make it this year despite efforts made to improve market conditions.
Stock market needs product impetus Business

Stock market needs product impetus

There are many securities products that are widely used in other countries but have not yet appeared on the Vietnamese stock market, said Phan Duc Hieu, deputy director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Director Certification Programme launched in HCM City Business

Director Certification Programme launched in HCM City

The Director Certification Programme (DCP) was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on January 10, a key part of the Global Entrepreneur Programme designed by the Vietnam Institute of Directors (VIOD) in order to promote the best practices in corporate governance among domestic firms.
Investment funds make modest gains Business

Investment funds make modest gains

Most investment funds in Vietnam’s equity market have recorded modest gains and were beaten by the growth of the benchmark VN-Index in the past three quarters.
PM urges increased support for start-ups Business

PM urges increased support for start-ups

Innovative start-ups will enjoy financial support from the National Technology Innovation Foundation (NATIF) fund, according to a directive issued by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Experts optimistic on Vietnam’s M&A scene Business

Experts optimistic on Vietnam’s M&A scene

Mergers and acquisitions have become a popular investment channel and a crucial factor in restructuring companies to improve their efficiency and competitiveness and that of the economy, a conference heard in HCM City on August 8.
Vietnam faces volatile foreign capital inflow Business

Vietnam faces volatile foreign capital inflow

Although the direction of foreign capital inflow is becoming increasingly unpredictable due to many external factors, experts said that Vietnam is still an attractive destination for foreign investors.