Vietnam an attractive destination for Northern European firms: ScandAsia (26/04/2021)
High economic growth and strong investment in infrastructure are among the reasons for Northern European businessmen to consider when choosing to invest in Vietnam, according to an article recently published on the site ScandAsia, which covers Nordic news and business promotion in Asia.

Affordable housing supply fails to meet goal: Official (23/04/2021)
The supply of affordable housing for low-income earners in urban areas and industrial park workers has only met around 42 percent of the target, Bui Xuan Dung, Director of the Ministry of Construction’s Housing and Real Estate Market Management Agency, told a recent workshop.

Central bank to keep proactive, flexible monetary policy (23/04/2021)
For the time ahead, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will keep a proactive and flexible monetary policy basing on market developments and forecasts for the macro-economy, SBV Deputy Governor Dao Minh Tu told a meeting on April 22.

Long-term plan for post-pandemic economic recovery needed: Insiders (23/04/2021)
As the COVID-19 pandemic may continue to develop in an unpredictable fashion despite vaccination campaigns being carried out in many countries around the world, experts have said that Vietnam needs to identify and adopt a long-term plan for post-pandemic economic recovery.

SSI enjoys high growth in 1st quarter (23/04/2021)
SSI Securities Corporation reported strong growth in the first quarter, with pre-tax profits increasing 34 times year-on-year to VNĐ528.2 billion (US$22.9 million).

New key transport projects to be commenced in HCM City (22/04/2021)
Ho Chi Minh City will implement a number of key transport projects, including those connecting regions, belt routes, projects in the city’s gateway area, and in Thu Duc city.

Research institute pegs Vietnam growth at 6-6.3 pct (22/04/2021)
Several factors including effective pandemic control will help Vietnam grow 6-6.3 percent this year, according to the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).

Vietnam welcomes FDI in production of medical equipment: trade officer (22/04/2021)
Vietnam has rolled out the red carpet for foreign investors, including those from ASEAN member states, to land investment in the field of advanced medical equipment, said Counselor Nguyen Manh Hung at the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany.

Vietnam’s GDP estimated to rise 4.48 percent in Q1 (22/04/2021)
Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2021 is estimated to rise 4.48 percent, higher than 3.68 percent recorded in the same period last year.

Domestic electronic firms urged to enhance capacity, improve linkage with FDI (20/04/2021)
Enhancing the linkage between domestic and foreign-direct-investment (FDI) electronic enterprises can be an important solution to promote the development of this industry which is now dominated by the FDI sector.

FDI attraction not yet sustainable: Insider (20/04/2021)
Foreign direct investment (FDI) poured into Vietnam during the first quarter of 2021 increased compared to the same period last year despite complex developments of COVID-19, which was a relatively positive result but is not sustainable, an insider has said.

HCM City aims to become leading investment destination in region (20/04/2021)
Ho Chi Minh City is applying measures to become a leading destination in the region in investment, renovation, and science-technology in 2025, creating a fair and safe business environment for businesses and investors.

Shares hit fresh peak on strong buying force (20/04/2021)
The market benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) closed the first session of the week at 1,260.58 points, up 1.77 per cent or 21.87 points.

Foreign investment into Vietnam up sharply (19/04/2021)
One of the bright spots in the economy during the first quarter of this year was the positive results in FDI attraction and disbursement. Figures show that, in the first 3 months of the year, total foreign investment reached over 10 billion USD, up 18.5% over the same period of last year.

Plans afoot to aid fortunes of state-owned enterprises (19/04/2021)
Acall has been made for Vietnam to revise the regulations on the management and use of state capital in enterprises to create state-owned groups that can operate more effectively and contribute more to national economic development

Vietnam develops digital transformation platforms for businesses (19/04/2021)
The Government has issued Decision No.749/QD-TTg regarding the National Digital Transformation Program until 2025, with a Vision to 2030, focusing on small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Vietnam to focus on removing barriers for science and technology development (19/04/2021)
Vietnam will focus on removing barriers for science and technology development as reported in the seminar yesterday organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology in coordination with the University of Economics HCMC.

From manufacturing to retail: Japanese investors’ appetite in Vietnam sees shift (16/04/2021)
Japanese companies are eyeing the retail sector in Vietnam, hoping to take advantage of a growing middle class and rising incomes.

Japanese pin hopes on Vietnam’s market (16/04/2021)
New Japanese joint ventures in Vietnam are providing the evidence that Vietnam is becoming a haven for trusting investments as the globe attempts to fight out of the pandemic recessions.

Thai investors scaling up presence with raft of activities (16/04/2021)
Thai investors are banking on the promising future of the Vietnamese market, with several large conglomerates further increasing their foothold in the country.