Press Review - January 2017

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 10:00


31 January 2017

Super-rich in Vietnam on sharp rise, public debt nears ceiling

Interest rate under pressure to remain unchanged

Importation of antibiotics tightened


30 January 2017

VN E-commerce well placed to meet growth targets

VN faces strange steel shortage


29 January 2017

Local innovations attract global FDI

The stars of 2016’s Year of Startups

Leaders anticipate a thriving future


27 January 2017

Foreign capital to financial companies keeps rising

Top 10 economic events in 2016


26 January 2017

VN franchise rules under pressure to change

Planning Law should prevent policy overlaps

What’s left for Vietnam after US withdraws from TPP?


25 January 2017

Investors bemoan multiple barriers to farming

Highly valued firms enter bourse, attracting investors

Real estate more expensive in Hanoi than HCM City


24 January 2017

Credit institutions to be restructured in 2016-20 period

Timber supply matters to Vietnam’s wood industry



23 January 2017


Decree allows casino access for locals

Foreign enterprises call for less frequent wage increases


20 January 2017

VinaCapital seeking opportunities in equitised SOEs in 2017

Sun Life now wholly foreign-owned

Vietnam Airlines announces sale and leaseback three aircraft


19 January 2017

Urban FMCG market rising as rural market sees lower growth

FOLs will help banks revamp

Ministry wants clear responsibilities in huge loss-making fertilizer project


18 January 2017

Haprosimex to open IPO next week

M&A in banking sector perking up for 2017

Vietnam posts $2.5bn trade surplus in 2016, exports rise 9%: customs


17 January 2017

Which shares will be hot in 2017?

Vietnamese economy urged to be cautious of external shocks

Banks post higher performance for 2016


16 January 2017

Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs

MOIT to take over control of milk formula prices

Challenge awaits VN Index at 690 points


13 January 2017

20 Vietnamese businesses have $1 billion or more in capitalization value

PM allows Formosa to import own coal

Central Bank of Vietnam: Restructuring of banks needs legal framework

Habeco to start HOSE trading on Jan 19

Vietnamese down 3.8 billion liters of beer in 2016

VietJet revives plans for overseas listing


12 January 2017

VN giants post record profits

Ministry predicts 2017 export growth

Agro business upbeat for 2017

The most notable tech startups in Vietnam in 2017

Vietnamese pharmaceutical firm acquires local partner of Canadian drug venture


11 January 2017

Challenges face central bank in maintaining stable interest rates

Fintechs enter new development period with huge investments

TPP’s demise sounds no death knell

NA aims to clarify SME criteria

"Special" law to boost bank restructuring

Samsung contributes 22.7% to country’s exports


10 January 2017

Retail, property deals dominate MAs in 2016

Policy aims to boost City industry

Gov’t highlights untapped potential of Mekong Delta

MoIT, Viettel sign agreement to boost e-governance, e-commerce

Gov’t to further classify and equitise businesses

ACV to sign strategic agreement with French airport

New policy aims to boost growth of local enterprises, support industry

Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs

VN Airports Corporation to sign strategic agreement with French airport

Ministry of Industry & Trade's biggest problems in 2016

Key socio-economic management solutions promulgated

Foreign firms expand presence in retail market

Public, Govt debts near allowable ceilings


08 January 2017

Yamaha Vietnam sued for breach of employment contract


09 January 2017

Budget revenue surpasses target

VN targets $7.1b seafood exports this year

City property market hotbed shifts from south to east

A boost for non-cash transaction development

Vietnam ministry to inspect 12 major real estate firms

Tourism association seeks longer visa waiver for Europeans

Foreign beer companies boost investment in Vietnam


07 January 2017

Vietnam eyes cashless market with card payment scheme


06 January 2017

Trump hits Toyota in latest broadside against carmakers and Mexico

Nation’s retail sales jump 10% in 2016

Steel and realty carry HCM Exchange

Ministry relaxes rice export regulations

Bảo Việt sells Sabeco shares, earns VNĐ95 billion

Nation’s retail sales jump 10% in 2016

Vietlott earns huge revenue of VND1.6 trillion

New regulations on electronic games for foreigners

Public investment will be tightened in 2017


05 January 2017

Agriculture sector expects further investments with slashed policies

Coal piles up as VN firms prefer imports

Housing stimulus package interest rate remains at 5%

Government more determined to divest from Vinafood 2

EVN expects increased cost of production in 2017

Five banks to be restructured

Pocketing hundreds of million USD, foreign websites don’t pay tax in Vietnam

Vietnam health ministry to inspect Masan Food after fish sauce arsenic scandal

Vietnamese military-run network operator Viettel waives roaming fee for Indochinese countries


04 January 2017

Bank stocks to stage a comeback in 2017

Vietnam’s economic prospects for 2017

Vietnam-US direct air routes may begin in 2018

New decree elaborates mineral mining rules

What were the best investment channels in 2016?

Disbursement of housing stimulus on time

2016 – the year of startups

Retail, property deals dominate M&A market of Vietnam last year

Top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2016


03 January 2017

Tan Cang JSC wants to join aviation market

City targets 50,000 new firms in 2017


VIB to trade 564.4 million shares on UPCoM

Bank stocks to stage a comeback in 2017

Vietnam Airline debuts 1.22 billion shares on UPCom

E-commerce is the future, and retailers of all sizes are joining in

BMW distributor taken to court


02 January 2017

Vietsovpetro revenue drops 28 per cent


01 January 2017

Number of delisted companies drops in 2016