Vietnam weathered an epic drought in 2016 and the World Bank estimates a third of its 93 million people still live in poverty. You hear about corruption and faltering agriculture, perhaps a reason why people are poor.
Tag - business
vendredi 6 janvier 2017
mardi 6 décembre 2016
President Trần Đại Quang pledged that Việt Nam will encourage its business community to invest in Myanmar, especially in agriculture, fish farming, mining and tourism.
samedi 22 octobre 2016
On a typical Sunday evening in the heart of Vietnam's financial center, European cars and Japanese motorcycles jostle for parking lots close to restaurants.
mercredi 20 avril 2016
In the first quarter (Q1) of 2016, Vietnam spent $10.7 billion on imports from China, accounting for around 28 percent of Vietnam's total import revenue, according to Vietnam Customs on Tuesday.
mercredi 16 mars 2016
In China’s shadow, Hanoi is biting on the trade pact and swallowing its bitter past with the United States.
mardi 15 mars 2016
Singapore has become Vietnam’s leading investment partner after investing more than US$36 billion in numerous local projects, including processing, technology, manufacturing, real estate, construction, transportation, and storage.
mardi 8 mars 2016
A Vietnamese official described China as a top partner of Vietnam with two-way trade of over 66 billion U.S. dollars in 2015 during an event held in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Monday.
dimanche 14 février 2016
The US has become Vietnam's leading trade and investment partner, which has been reflected through impressive trade values between the two countries over recent years.
jeudi 4 février 2016
In January, Vietnam’s 12th Party Congress was held amid rumours of a power struggle for the country’s top political post of General Secretary. Despite this uncertainty, the status quo ultimately prevailed – but what does this mean for investors ?
dimanche 17 janvier 2016
Four French companies have been honored for their innovation, integration, and adaptability when operating in Vietnam.
jeudi 14 janvier 2016
AuchanSuper, a major retail brand of France, is planning to enter Vietnam with the opening of the first store in 2016, according to a recent report on Ho Chi Minh City’s retailing landscape for this year of the Vietnamese arm of U.S.-based realty consultant firm CBRE.
dimanche 3 janvier 2016
The government’s efforts to simplify business registration regulations, allow foreigners to own property and improve infrastructure are attracting both local and foreign investors.
jeudi 24 décembre 2015
Despite a sustainable growth rate, earnings from the Vietnamese arm are miniscule in comparison to other foreign businesses of the French retailing chain Big C, which is owned by Casino Group.
mercredi 21 octobre 2015
While it currently runs only one outlet in Ho Chi Minh City, French supermarket chain operator AuchanSuper has plans to increase the number to 17 in 2016, a top executive said.
mercredi 14 octobre 2015
Vietnam is seeing a mini-boom in mini-marts, with local and foreign players beefing up their presence as shoppers eye easy buys while a robust economy increases spending power.
lundi 17 août 2015
"When I work on something that I'm passionate about I really enjoy it, for me not working is actually a punishment."
dimanche 2 août 2015
The PM is in Vietnam to get Britain access to the fastest growing middle class in south-east Asia, but there’s a wider diplomatic game afoot, too
mardi 28 juillet 2015
A steelmaker turning to pigs and animal feed, a property developer raising cows, a stockbroker milling rice and a real-estate-to-retail billionaire growing fruit and vegetables.
lundi 25 mai 2015
Vietnamese enterprises should try to raise the bilateral trade turnover with Russia to US$20 billion by 2020 following a Free Trade Agreement between Viet Nam and the Europe-Asian Business Alliance to be signed later this month, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.
lundi 30 mars 2015
A growing number of Thai companies are moving into Vietnam through mergers and acquisitions (M&As), taking advantage of that country's close proximity and cultural compatibility, says HSBC.
dimanche 15 mars 2015
Simplified customs procedures and reduced time spent on tax payments are among reforms that have improved Vietnam's business climate significantly over the past year, experts said at an ongoing conference.
dimanche 14 décembre 2014
A draft circular that envisages requiring online retailers to register with the ministry and pay taxes has drawn mixed reviews.
mercredi 10 décembre 2014
No grunt slogging through the jungles of Vietnam could imagine that in 2014, 41 years after the end of the Vietnam War, the Vietnamese would be welcoming back Americans as investors, tourists, advisers and protectors.
mardi 9 décembre 2014
Vietnam’s trade deficit to China surged again this year despite pledges to reduce dependence on the dominant supplier following last May's oil rig row.
jeudi 16 octobre 2014
Businesses continue to shut down and suspend operations with few new ones to replace them, according to the latest government statistics.
jeudi 28 août 2014
Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Vietnam fell marginally by 6 per cent in the first half of this year largely due to a slump in Vietnamese exports, according to data from the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia.
In recent years, Vietnam has seen more and more consumers willing to spend their money on luxury brands, despite the fact that the country has been listed among the lower-middle-income economies by the World Bank.
vendredi 22 août 2014
With Thai investors not only acquiring major general merchandise chains but also set to build new retail stores in Vietnam’s big cities, the way is paved for made-in-Thailand products to dominate shop shelves in the Southeast Asian country.
mardi 19 août 2014
For Vietnam, the debt problem serves as a reminder that the state should have limited influence in business.
mardi 5 août 2014
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung pledged to offer tax extensions and simplify payment procedures on the heels of more bad news about business closures and suspensions.
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