Archive for February 16th, 2019

Downtown condo development ban may cause monopoly

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The HCM City government’s decision to stop licensing new multistorey apartment building projects in Districts 1 and 3 until 2020 could result in a monopoly among the [...]
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CPTPP tariff cuts and SOE monopoly removal usher in opportunities

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | NDO | 6:00 AM

In a bid to attract more investment and expand trade, Vietnam will soon officially carry out its commitments to decrease and remove export and import tariffs, as well as [...]
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Hanoi eyes QR codes to trace food

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The capital city has granted management account codes to nearly 2,000 agricultural product enterprises to boost the use of QR codes to trace product origins. The codes are an [...]
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Import-export turnover likely to hit $500 billion in 2019

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

The total turnover of Vietnam’s import-exports is expected to reach $500 billion this year, according to the general Department of Vietnam Customs. The department noted [...]
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Vietnam strengthens steering committee for industrialisation strategy

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to strengthen the steering committee for Vietnam’s industrialisation strategy within the framework of Vietnam-Japan [...]
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Vietnam steel pipes subject to Canada’s low dumping margins

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Canada Border Services Agency has concluded that the Vietnamese government did not substantially determine the prices of carbon steel welded pipes in Canada and has [...]
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Shrimp exports to Korea expected to rise 30pct in 2019

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s shrimp exports to South Korea are likely to rise 30 per cent year-on-year to approximately $500 million in 2019, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters [...]
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Private consumption expected to be driving factor for Vietnam’s GDP growth in 2019: HSBC

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

HSBC predicted Vietnam’s economy to enlarge 6.5 percent in 2019 and 6.3 percent one year later, following the 10-year high of 7.08 percent in 2018. The country, [...]
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Japan stays in lead in FDI in Vietnam

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in Vietnam have upbeat prospects in 2019, with Japanese investors continuing to lead the countries and territories having investment [...]
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Deputy PM urges stronger actions to fight smuggling, trade fraud

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The market surveillance force has been asked to press on with concrete solutions to improve the fight against smuggling, trade fraud, counterfeits, and food safety violations [...]
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