Press Review - September 2018

Thursday, 06 September 2018 10:50

28 September 2018

Petrolimex proposes halt to multi-billion-dollar refinery project

EVFTA motivates Bulgarian firms

Shares advance after FTSE announcement


27 September 2018

Vietnam keeps up strong growth in first half: ADB

Vietnam’s green housing sector needs support

Ministries propose revisions to petrol trading decree


26 September 2018

FDI flow into Vietnam’s real estate sustains stable growth

Microfinance boasts potential in VN

Viettel Global debuts on UPCoM at VND15,000/share


25 September 2018


Investors keen on local market

Success breeds success


24 September 2018

SBV warns financial firms not to harass people

Tourism boom fuels upscale hotel supply: Grant Thornton chief

Southeast Asia consumes most of Vietnamese steel

2nd Annual Global Hotels and Resorts conference opens in HCMC


21 September 2018

NA raises environmental protection taxes on petroleum

SSC aims to increase quality of securities firms

Fast fashion set to transform market

Vietnam sets to lift foreign ownership cap in aviation industry

More pharmaceutical firms want to remove FOL

IFC seeks to unload US$350-million stake in Vietnam’s major bank - report

Vietnam: Vietcombank secures approval to increase charter capital by 10%


20 September 2018

MoIT eases import rules on horsepower motorcycles

Korea’s SK to buy 9.5 per cent of Masan Group for $470m(

PNJ fined for tax arrears

IFC seeks potential buyer for its stake in $4b Vietnam Bank

Mekong Capital exits Minh Hoang Garment, scores third fund liquidation


19 September 2018

VN needs to adapt to digitisation

Transparency critical for SOEs

Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning establishes sales company in Vietnam

Apple escapes China tariff hit for now, but threats loom

S Korea’s SK Group invests $470m in Vietnam-listed Masan Group


Vietnamese logistics startup EcoTruck secures $1.7m pre-Series A funding


18 September 2018

Foreign investors rush to buy into Vietnamese businesses

New wave of technology firms and co-working operators start

Vietnam sees new FDI wave in textile & garment value chain


17 September 2018

Serviced apartment market still hot, but occupancy rate remains at 80-88%

FDI makes roads into mechanical engineering

Vietnam’s real estate market a gold mine for foreign investors

HCM City encourages private investors to develop affordable housing

Vietnam ranks second globally in terms of savings: survey


14 September 2018

Vietnam gains high acclaims from other ASEAN nations

Transport ministry draft to boost travel

Petrolimex plans second treasury stock sale by year-end

JLL: Tech firms increasingly needing office space


13 September 2018

South Korea and Japan retailers post contrasting business results in Vietnam

Mekong leaders envision a shared and prosperous future for the region

Unity key to protecting ASEAN from US-China trade conflict


12 September 2018

Insurers’ total assets reach over $15 billion

FDI firms play important role in Vietnam’s economic growth

WEF ASEAN 2018 officially kicks off in Hanoi


11 September 2018

How Vietnam will adapt to the fintech revolution

Private label segment on the rise among local retailers

Foreign real estate brokers jump into Vietnamese real estate market


10 September 2018

Can CNY payments help control the underground economy in border areas?

Five commodities see exports over $1 billion

Business incubators see positive development

Tech firms may occupy up to a quarter of office space in Southeast Asia by 2030


07 September 2018

Finance ministry proposes ban on raw mineral exports

Chinese tourists evading tax

Taxing e-business proves problematic

Retail losses raise taxing questions

Pharma companies report major declines in profits

Medical firms aim for global market

Agribusiness will bloom with EVFTA’s tariff cuts

M&A bundling up companies in local packaging market

Peer to peer lending becoming increasingly popular in VN


06 September 2018

Agribusiness will bloom with EVFTA’s tariff cuts

M&A bundling up companies in local packaging market

Foreign players eye Vietnam's e-commerce

Peer to peer lending becoming increasingly popular in VN

Cross-border M&A deals cause unsolved tax issues

Foreign investors seek M&A deals in renewables

Finance ministry calls for higher fees on pickup trucks and vans


05 September 2018

Vietnam is world’s fifth most optimistic country in Q2: Nielsen

Four out of five executives report blockchain initiatives underway

Solar energy investors racing for incentives

Yeah1 foreign ownership cap goes

Vietnam raises only $2.3m from Vinalines’ IPO, falls way short of tall target


04 September 2018

Government directs capital hike for State-owned banks

Vietnam’s industrial production expands 11.2 pct in 8 months

Fintech primed to boost financial services sector in Vietnam

Ride-hailing major Grab to launch food delivery service in Hanoi


Press Review - September 2018