Archive for December 8th, 2016

Only 1pct of firms invest in agriculture: minister

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

Only one per cent of total enterprises in Vietnam have invested in agriculture, and 55 per cent of these are small scale, capitalised at under VND5 billion, said minister of [...]
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Remove import tax on auto components, VBF proposes

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2016 has proposed the government remove import taxes on auto components and parts which are not yet produced in Vietnam. The aim is to make [...]
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Imported cars will undercut Vietnam products after tariff removal: industry

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

The country’s lack of auto parts suppliers means many components have to be imported and the added costs are passed on to consumers. Locally-assembled cars could cost [...]
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Translation service market: very promising with $100m value

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNN | 6:00 AM

The translation service market appears quiet, but it could generate $100 million in revenue a year. A graduate of a foreign language college, Le Linh Duy opened Openland, a [...]
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Vietnam takes concrete measures to promote national brand

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Over the past decade, uncomplicated and easy to understand advertising has given way to national branding – giving products an emotional connection to which their [...]
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PM: State-owned firms’ reshuffle is major task of 2017

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The reshuffle and reform of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) must be considered the most important task of 2017, underscored prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a national [...]
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LED market in Vietnam to grow

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Demand for LEDs is much higher now than ever before. The light emitting diode (LED) market in Vietnam is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.2 per [...]
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Cyber security lacking: experts

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team will act to ensure safer internet operations in the country, its experts said during a seminar on cyber security in HCM City [...]
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Vingroup to build VinCity’s projects for middle income families

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s leading property developer expands its portfolio to include housing and services for the owners. Vingroup has officially launched the VinCity public real [...]
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Dung Quat plans a $1.2 billion loan for IPO

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 6:00 AM

Oil refinery to set target for a loan for IPO plan by Q3 of 2017. The State-owned Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company (BSR), the owner of the Dung Quat Oil Refinery [...]
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Investor wants to expand Dung Quat oil refinery

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (BSR), the operator of Dung Quat Oil Refinery, is choosing a consultant to help it borrow $1.2 billion to expand and [...]
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HCM City cooperates with Belgian region in agriculture

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Belgian region of East-Flanders on December 5 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with HCM City on agricultural cooperation. Prior to the signing ceremony, the [...]
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Belgian trade delegation eyes investment opportunities

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

A Belgian trade mission aiming to bolster bilateral trade links with Vietnam met with the HCM City People’s Committee on December 6, according to widely published news [...]
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Bosch launches second eScooter sharing system

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Bosch Vietnam on November 5 inaugurated its second eScooter sharing system as a joint effort with HCM City University of Technology (HCMUT), Danang University of Science and [...]
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PM requests reports on Vietlott business

08-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Vietlott to report its business activities to the government after being accused of violating regulations. The prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has just asked the Ministry of [...]
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