ESG game changer for firms seeking customers and funds (11/04/2023)
In the era of growing environmental and social concerns, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standards have emerged as a game-changer for firms seeking to improve their customer engagement and financial access.

Phat Dat named as Top 10 Real Estate Investor (11/04/2023)
Phat Dat (HSX: PDR) has just been named on the list of the 2023 Top 10 Real Estate Investors as announced by Vietnam Report on April 7.

Vietnam’s non-life insurance market continues to lure foreign capital (11/04/2023)
Viet Nam’s non-life insurance market has continued to attract foreign investors in the first months of this year.

VN-Index ends 3rd session in red (11/04/2023)
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index dropped 0.41% to 1,065.35 points Monday in its third straight losing session.

Policies needed to boost production linkage, localisation rate: insiders (10/04/2023)
Policies are needed to boost the number of domestic enterprises participating in the supply chain of multinational companies, and a boost is necessary in the localisation rate of the processing and manufacturing industry, which now remain modest, insiders said.

Savills Vietnam: Prospects remains for office real estate and industrial real estate (10/04/2023)
Both sectors hold potential as the economic landscape recovers post-pandemic.

Vietnam absorbs some 5.45 billion USD of FDI in first quarter (10/04/2023)
Vietnam attracted nearly 5.45 billion USD worth of foreign investment in the first quarter of the year, down 39% year-on-year.

Population of 100 million provides VN great opportunities, challenges (07/04/2023)
It is expected that in mid-April, Vietnam’s population will reach 100 million people which could provide many great opportunities and challenges.

Russia calls Vietnam leading partner in Southeast Asia (07/04/2023)
As the only Southeast Asian country to sign a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), Vietnam is Russia’s leading business partner in the area, Russia’s Deputy PM Dmitry Chernyshenko said.

South Korea auto manufacturer to return to Vietnam (07/04/2023)
South Korea auto manufacturer SsangYong is set to return to the Vietnam market under the name KG Mobility with sales set to begin next year.

Vow made to bridge PPP investment gaps (07/04/2023)
The government has ordered an overall review on policies involving public-private partnership in a bid to woo more private investment.

Cuban expert commends Vietnam’s suitable policy adjustments (06/04/2023)
The sound policies adopted by the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and coordination in actions by the Government have helped Vietnam keep a close watch on developments of the world economy and make suitable policy adjustments, a Cuban expert has said.

Vietnam, Singapore talk cooperation in logistics (06/04/2023)
Representatives from agencies, associations and businesses of Vietnam and Singapore looked into the market situation, and cooperation potential and opportunities between the two countries, especially in logistics, at a seminar in Singapore on April 5.

Plenty of room for real estate market to develop: Experts (05/04/2023)
The real estate sector ranks second in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction in the first quarter of 2023 with 766 million USD, accounting for 14.1% of total FDI.

Vietnam a potential market for French businesses, investors: experts (05/04/2023)
French businesses should innovate their approach, enhance their understanding of culture and language, and make changes to adapt to Vietnam’s transitioning economy in order to expand their market share and boost investment in the Southeast Asian nation, said Dr. Jean-Philippe Eglinger, the founder of the Viet Phap Strategies.

Vietnam needs more impetus to achieve 6.5% growth target for 2023 (05/04/2023)
Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 3.32% in the first quarter of this year, a 4-year low, according to the General Statistics Office. Foreign direct investment attraction and goods import and export, which used to see impressive continuous growth rates have fallen. Vietnam will need more impetus to achieve growth of 6.5% this year. The government has warned that geopolitical uncertainties may continue affecting Vietnam’s efforts to boost production and exports this year.

Vietnam’s economic growth to reach 6.5% in 2023: ADB (05/04/2023)
After a strong performance in 2022, Vietnam’s economic growth is expected to moderate at 6.5% this year and further expand at 6.8% in 2024, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

HCM City’s industrial production index down 0.9% in Q1 (04/04/2023)
Ho Chi Minh City’s Index of Industrial Production (IIP) in the first quarter of 2023 declined by 0.9% compared to the same period last year, the municipal Department of Industry and Trade reported at a press conference on April 3.

Production and export boost acknowledged to fortify targets (04/04/2023)
With a decline in trade for Q1, looming risks both in the global markets are posing challenges for the country to reach its export target this year.

Tremendous potential in Vietnam’s supporting industries (04/04/2023)
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in supporting industries can benefit from multinational groups’ China plus-one strategies that include Vietnam, wrote Filippo Bortoletti, Country Director of the Dezan Shira & Associates Vietnam.