Archive for February 20th, 2019

Banks optimistic with 2019 targets

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Tri Thuc Tre | 6:00 AM

Some banks have announced the closing time for holding general Shareholders Meeting (GSM) in 2019. Banks’ GSMs this year will be held from about March to April, and the [...] » More

Decree sets requirements for foreign-invested vocational institutions

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

The Vietnamese government has issued a series of conditions required to set up a foreign-invested vocational training institution in Vietnam, expected to take effect from [...] » More

Transparency, connection between enterprises crucial for tra fish development

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

Information transparency and strong connections between enterprises will significantly contribute to the sustainable development of Vietnam’s tra fish sector, said Le [...] » More

Ministry of Transport proposes to manage ride-hailing apps as taxis

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Entire under nine-seat cars operating under the ride-hailing application may be managed as taxi operators, according to newswire Bizlive.vn. The Ministry of Transport (MoT) [...] » More

VN seeks more FDI from Japan

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

Vietnam is expected to receive more foreign direct investment (FDI) from Japan in the coming years as part of its strategy to shift investment attraction towards high-quality [...] » More

Pepper output to reach 200,000 tonnes this year

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

Vietnam’s pepper output this year would reach around 200,000 tonnes, according to the International Pepper Community (IPC). Output of black pepper was forecast at [...] » More

Petrol price stabilisation fund balance at $73.8 million

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

The balance of the petrol price stabilisation fund at Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) was VND1.72 trillion (US$73.8 million) as of Friday, the group said. The [...] » More

Vietnam faces threat of trade deficit in 2019

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

Vietnam faces a possible return to a trade deficit this year after three years of enjoying surpluses, experts said pointing to the sharp rise in imports and increasing [...] » More

Fisheries industry sets export target of $10 billion

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

The fisheries sector has set itself an export target of $10 billion this year, the target set by the government only for 2020, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood [...] » More

Computer, electronics imports in January see highest spending

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

In the first month of the year, Vietnam spent $20.8 billion on imports, with computers, electronic products and their parts making up the largest proportion at $3.7 billion, [...] » More

Utilising FTAs to improve businesses

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), and the enforcement of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement [...] » More

Major govt-private sector dialogue in the offing

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

The government’s Private Economic Development Research Board and VnExpress news website will jointly organise the Vietnam Economic Forum (ViEF) on March 19 and 20, [...] » More

Vietnamese steel exports subject to Thailand’s final anti-dumping review

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

Thailand has begun the final stages of a review on imposing anti-dumping duties on steel products imported from Vietnam, China, and Taiwan (China). The Trade Remedies [...] » More

Vietnam’s urbanisation rate in 2019 to reach 40pct

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

With such a rapid growth rate, until the 40s of the 21st century, about 50 percent of Vietnam`s population will live in urban areas. In 2019 and by early 2020, [...] » More

Imports of aquatic products exceed $1.7b in 2018

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

Vietnam spent more than $1.7 billion last year importing aquatic products, which were mainly processed for export, according to a report from the Vietnam Association of [...] » More