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PwC Vietnam and UEL form strategic partnership in career orientation and training

PwC Vietnam and UEL form strategic partnership in career orientation and training

PwC will support University of Economics and Law (UEL) by assessing and monitoring the performance of students on their internship programmes as well as supporting lecturers and students with learning resources. 

E-commerce takes off with e-logistics

E-commerce takes off with e-logistics

Logistics is expected to be a game changer for the Vietnamese e-commerce market in 2018 as new entrants are coming in and existing operators are expanding to improve their delivery services. VIR’s Thanh Van offers an insight into the robust e-commerce logistics market teeming with exciting new development.

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Government Inspectorate calls attention to multiple violations at Vietcombank

Government Inspectorate calls attention to multiple violations at Vietcombank

Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) was found in numerous counts of violations in its credit activity, selling bad debts, financial investments, and property sales and purchases, according to the conclusion of the Government Inspectorate.

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Banks’ profit skyrockets due to credit growth

Banks’ profit skyrockets due to credit growth

Due to the recovery of the credit market throughout the year 2017, plenty of banks announced positive business performance with increased profits whilst fostering asset trading, risk management, and control over non-performing loans.

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Export turnover hits record $213.77 billion

Export turnover hits record $213.77 billion

Vietnam’s total export turnover was estimated at $213.77 billion in 2017, increasing by more than 21 per cent compared to 2016—the highest increase over the last years. Nguyen Bich Lam, director general of the General Statistics Office (GSO) said that the Vietnamese economy had a miraculous performance in 2017.

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State Treasury enters bond market as special investor

State Treasury enters bond market as special investor

In order to cure the sluggishness of the government bond market, Vietnam State Treasury (VST) has decided to join as a secondary investor. Tran Thi Hue, director of the Department of Treasury Management, spoke with VIR’s Huu Hoe about the state office’s specific plans for the upcoming participation as well as expectations for the new course of the government bond market in 2018.

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ThaiBev to receive $53 million from Sabeco dividends

ThaiBev to receive $53 million from Sabeco dividends

Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabakdi, the owner of ThaiBev, will receive VND1.2 trillion ($52.84 million) from the dividend payment of Saigon Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Corporation (Sabeco), only a short while after his company completed the purchase of nearly 54 per cent stake in Sabeco.

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Top 3 industries gain highest profitability rates in 2017

Top 3 industries gain highest profitability rates in 2017

Finance-banking, real estate-construction and consumer goods are three industries that gain the highest profitability in the securities market in 2017.

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Global population expect harder year ahead

Global population expect harder year ahead

Gallup International’s 41 Annual Global End of the Year Survey showed that the global economy is looking at a more challenging year to come in 2018 due to mounting global pessimism, prospects of a less happy world, and the dimming hope about a brighter planet.

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Ho Chi Minh City welcomes New Year with brilliant fireworks

Ho Chi Minh City welcomes New Year with brilliant fireworks

Brilliant fireworks displays funded by Saigontourist lit up the skies over four districts of Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate the New Year 2018.

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Foreign investors flock to limited-availability bank stocks

Foreign investors flock to limited-availability bank stocks

In 2017, Vietnamese banks have regained their appeal to foreign investors, after a long period of restructuring. Major share sales such as HDBank and VPBank in the last months of 2017 have raised millions of USD for the banks and attracted a great number of buyers from overseas.

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Car price war to break out from January 1, 2018

Car price war to break out from January 1, 2018

Car dealers and buyers are ‘holding their breath’ before January 1, 2018, when car prices are expected to see big fluctuations.

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ThaiBev finances Sabeco acquisition from loans

ThaiBev finances Sabeco acquisition from loans

The entire VND110 trillion ($4.9 billion) that Vietnam Beverage Co., Ltd. spent buying 343.6 million shares of Saigon Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Corporation (Sabeco), equivalent to 53.58 per cent, came from loans.

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Low CAR spells doom for state-owned banks

Low CAR spells doom for state-owned banks

State-owned commercial banks are growing concerned over the critically low capital adequacy ratio (CAR) of around 9 per cent, which also hit the minimum required CAR for the Vietnamese banking system.

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Mondelez Kinh Do—a strong Tet campaign ahead

Mondelez Kinh Do—a strong Tet campaign ahead

There are only two months left before Tet. This is the peak season for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment, including biscuits and cakes. All businesses in the snack market are entering the race to meet the consumption demand of the biggest festive season of the year. As the market leader, Mondelez Kinh Do is planning a strong Tet campaign around Kinh Do’s traditional and new products to capture this blooming festive consumption.

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Notorious Lifepro Vietnam assets go on auction

Notorious Lifepro Vietnam assets go on auction

Asset Management Company under state-owned commercial lender Agribank has just announced holding an auction to sell the assets of Lifepro Vietnam Joint Venture’s mega textile and garment complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh’s Gian Khau Industrial Zone.

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PwC Vietnam and UEL form strategic partnership in career orientation and training

PwC Vietnam and UEL form strategic partnership in career orientation and training

PwC will support University of Economics and Law (UEL) by assessing and monitoring the performance of students on their internship programmes as well as supporting lecturers and students with learning resources. 

E-commerce takes off with e-logistics

E-commerce takes off with e-logistics

Logistics is expected to be a game changer for the Vietnamese e-commerce market in 2018 as new entrants are coming in and existing operators are expanding to improve their delivery services. VIR’s Thanh Van offers an insight into the robust e-commerce logistics market teeming with exciting new development.

Read more...
Government Inspectorate calls attention to multiple violations at Vietcombank

Government Inspectorate calls attention to multiple violations at Vietcombank

Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) was found in numerous counts of violations in its credit activity, selling bad debts, financial investments, and property sales and purchases, according to the conclusion of the Government Inspectorate.

Read more...
Banks’ profit skyrockets due to credit growth

Banks’ profit skyrockets due to credit growth

Due to the recovery of the credit market throughout the year 2017, plenty of banks announced positive business performance with increased profits whilst fostering asset trading, risk management, and control over non-performing loans.

Read more...
Export turnover hits record $213.77 billion

Export turnover hits record $213.77 billion

Vietnam’s total export turnover was estimated at $213.77 billion in 2017, increasing by more than 21 per cent compared to 2016—the highest increase over the last years. Nguyen Bich Lam, director general of the General Statistics Office (GSO) said that the Vietnamese economy had a miraculous performance in 2017.

Read more...
State Treasury enters bond market as special investor

State Treasury enters bond market as special investor

In order to cure the sluggishness of the government bond market, Vietnam State Treasury (VST) has decided to join as a secondary investor. Tran Thi Hue, director of the Department of Treasury Management, spoke with VIR’s Huu Hoe about the state office’s specific plans for the upcoming participation as well as expectations for the new course of the government bond market in 2018.

Read more...
ThaiBev to receive $53 million from Sabeco dividends

ThaiBev to receive $53 million from Sabeco dividends

Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabakdi, the owner of ThaiBev, will receive VND1.2 trillion ($52.84 million) from the dividend payment of Saigon Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Corporation (Sabeco), only a short while after his company completed the purchase of nearly 54 per cent stake in Sabeco.

Read more...
Top 3 industries gain highest profitability rates in 2017

Top 3 industries gain highest profitability rates in 2017

Finance-banking, real estate-construction and consumer goods are three industries that gain the highest profitability in the securities market in 2017.

Read more...
Global population expect harder year ahead

Global population expect harder year ahead

Gallup International’s 41 Annual Global End of the Year Survey showed that the global economy is looking at a more challenging year to come in 2018 due to mounting global pessimism, prospects of a less happy world, and the dimming hope about a brighter planet.

Read more...
Ho Chi Minh City welcomes New Year with brilliant fireworks

Ho Chi Minh City welcomes New Year with brilliant fireworks

Brilliant fireworks displays funded by Saigontourist lit up the skies over four districts of Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate the New Year 2018.

Read more...
Foreign investors flock to limited-availability bank stocks

Foreign investors flock to limited-availability bank stocks

In 2017, Vietnamese banks have regained their appeal to foreign investors, after a long period of restructuring. Major share sales such as HDBank and VPBank in the last months of 2017 have raised millions of USD for the banks and attracted a great number of buyers from overseas.

Read more...
Car price war to break out from January 1, 2018

Car price war to break out from January 1, 2018

Car dealers and buyers are ‘holding their breath’ before January 1, 2018, when car prices are expected to see big fluctuations.

Read more...
ThaiBev finances Sabeco acquisition from loans

ThaiBev finances Sabeco acquisition from loans

The entire VND110 trillion ($4.9 billion) that Vietnam Beverage Co., Ltd. spent buying 343.6 million shares of Saigon Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Corporation (Sabeco), equivalent to 53.58 per cent, came from loans.

Read more...
Low CAR spells doom for state-owned banks

Low CAR spells doom for state-owned banks

State-owned commercial banks are growing concerned over the critically low capital adequacy ratio (CAR) of around 9 per cent, which also hit the minimum required CAR for the Vietnamese banking system.

Read more...
Mondelez Kinh Do—a strong Tet campaign ahead

Mondelez Kinh Do—a strong Tet campaign ahead

There are only two months left before Tet. This is the peak season for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment, including biscuits and cakes. All businesses in the snack market are entering the race to meet the consumption demand of the biggest festive season of the year. As the market leader, Mondelez Kinh Do is planning a strong Tet campaign around Kinh Do’s traditional and new products to capture this blooming festive consumption.

Read more...
Notorious Lifepro Vietnam assets go on auction

Notorious Lifepro Vietnam assets go on auction

Asset Management Company under state-owned commercial lender Agribank has just announced holding an auction to sell the assets of Lifepro Vietnam Joint Venture’s mega textile and garment complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh’s Gian Khau Industrial Zone.

Read more...
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