Foreign retailers seek looser rules

Foreign business associations have urged the Government to loosen and make more transparent the economic needs test (ENT) that foreign retailers have to pass to establish their second and subsequent outlets.

Outlets booming, luring shoppers: newspaper

A lot of outlets quietly disappeared from the market in 2012-2013, which made people think that the business mode “died young” in Vietnam. However, it is now recovering. Insight by the news-in-English online VietNamNet Bridge in an article dated February 21.

Vietnam values Walmart’ interest in home market

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has spoken highly of US giant retailer Walmart’s interest in the Vietnamese market, especially its plan to purchase home-grown products for distribution in the US and other countries.

More relief for central storm victims

A senior Vietnamese official on October 18 handed over 2.1 billion VND (100,000 USD) in support of Wutip storm victims in the central province of Ha Tinh.
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Ford opens largest outlet in ASEAN

US motor giant Ford, through its branch TT Ford Motor Indonesia (FMI), has officially opened a new sales and distribution facility in Indonesia’s province of West Java.

Retail giants target Vietnam

Foreign retail giants have shown their interest in developing modern retailing in Vietnam by pouring money into trade centres and supermarkets.

Delta rice stockpile project begins

Enterprises have begun purchasing 1 million tonnes of rice for stockpile in the Mekong Delta under a Government programme that aims to ensure farmers make a profit.