New strategies needed for mid-sized firms: Standard Chartered Business

New strategies needed for mid-sized firms: Standard Chartered

Digitalisation and overseas expansion are deemed as the best new strategies for medium-sized companies in Vietnam and other ASEAN member states to promote economic growth in the context of drastic market changes, Standard Chartered Bank said in its reported announced on April 22.
Trade ministry to inspect major firms Business

Trade ministry to inspect major firms

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will conduct annual inspections on a number of State and private businesses in different sectors, including those involved in petroleum, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and multi-level marketing.
Workshop spotlights support for SMEs in foreign trade Business

Workshop spotlights support for SMEs in foreign trade

The Vietnamese Government’s latest support policies for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and foreign banks’ assistance for their international trade activities were updated at a workshop in Hanoi on October 31.
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First domestic ETF gets listing licence

Vietnam's first domestic exchange-traded fund, the VFMVN30 ETF, attracted major interest right on July 9, the day it received the licence for its initial public offering.
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Coffee exporters reel in success

Coffee exporters from the southern province of Dong Nai shipped over 100,000 tonnes in the first four months of 2014, a double increase year-on-year, with the US and German topping the list.
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Foreign banks boost retail services

Foreign banks are racing to expand retail services by launching more services and subsidiaries as Vietnam approaches the time for opening the door to all banking services.
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Standard Chartered expands services

The Standard Chartered bank announced on March 29 it was providing a full rage of securities services including custody and clearing, fund and escrow to institutional investors in Vietnam.
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VN Finance links up with Standard Chartered

EVN Finance Co and Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam signed a memorandum of understanding to boost cooperation in such areas as money markets, foreign exchange, structured products and derivatives, cash management and training.