HCM City to host Vietnam M&A Forum in August Business

HCM City to host Vietnam M&A Forum in August

The Vietnam M&A forum 2019, an annual event of mergers and acquisitions for domestic and foreign enterprises, will return in its 11th edition at GEM Conference Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on August 6.
Vietnam - a magnet for M&A deals Business

Vietnam - a magnet for M&A deals

Vietnam has become a favoured destination for merger and acquisition (M&A) deals for foreign investors, particularly those from the Republic of Korea (RoK), China’s Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan as the Asian multinationals see the benefits of having presence in one of the region’s fastest-growing economies.
Vinaconex to increase foreign ownership Business

Vinaconex to increase foreign ownership

The Vietnam Construction and Import-Export Joint Stock Corporation (Vinaconex or VCG) plans to eliminate and amend some business lines to open more room for foreign investors, to 49 percent.
Workshop seeks to boost Vietnam’s digital economic development Business

Workshop seeks to boost Vietnam’s digital economic development

The Vietnamese Government should paid due attention to outlining policies to promote breakthrough technologies as well as to bolster digital economic development in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Osmane Dione said on March 7.
Industry 4.0 to boost Vietnam’s GDP to 16 percent Business

Industry 4.0 to boost Vietnam’s GDP to 16 percent

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as the Industry 4.0, has the potential to bolster Vietnam’s economic output by a further 28.5-62.1 billion USD, equivalent to the GDP growth of 7-16 percent by 2030, according to a report by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Domestic retailers strive to gain competitive edge Business

Domestic retailers strive to gain competitive edge

Domestic retailers must work to outline rational business strategies to gain a competitive edge over their foreign rivals, especially as the local retail market has become more attractive than ever to foreign investors.
Nearly 87,500 firms enter market in eight months Business

Nearly 87,500 firms enter market in eight months

Some 87,448 new enterprises were established in the first eight months of the year, registering a total registered capital of 878.6 trillion VND (37.7 billion USD), a year-on-year increase of 2.4 percent in number of firms and 6.9 percent in capital, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
First-half GDP expands 7.08 percent, hitting 8-year high Business

First-half GDP expands 7.08 percent, hitting 8-year high

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 7.08 percent in the first half of the year, marking the highest rate since 2010, fueled by robust expansion of the industrial and construction sector and service sector, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).