PSNews - Viettel Global, an affiliate of the Military-Run Telecommunication and Industry Group (Viettel), is listing more than 2.24 billion shares on Hanoi’s unlisted public company market (Upcom) on September 25 at a floor price of VND15,000 ($0.65) per unit.
A survey by the General Statistics Office, Vietnam had nearly 518,000 enterprises by Jan 1, 2017. SMEs reported the highest expansion in number while FDI firms attracted the greatest deal of workers.
Trade surplus of Vietnam this year hit US$5.57 billion as of September 15, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Southeast Asia has become Vietnam’s biggest iron and steel importer, making up 57.6% of the country’s total export volume in the sector, statistics show.
The hosting of the 14th Assembly of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI 14) is seen as a major landmark external event, affirming the important standing of the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) in the region and the wider world.
Vietnam is a guest of honour at the International Fair of Caen underway in Calvados, Normandie, France from September 21 – 30, according to Ambassador of Vietnam to France Nguyen Thiep.
Can Gio district in HCMC and Nhon Trach in Dong Nai province have become new destinations for many investors, thanks to infrastructure development in the areas.
The Government has recently decided to increase price of wind power to encourage the development of this energy after eight years imposing the Feed in Tariff (Fit) of 7.8 US cent/kWh, which is said to be too low for investors to overcome perceived risks.
Vietnam and Bulgaria hold much potential for cooperation in multiple sectors, particularly trade and investment, as heard at the Vietnam-Bulgaria Business Forum in Ho Chi Minh City on September 21.
The retail price of bio-fuel E5 increased by VND320 per litre, while that of RON 92 rose VND293 per litre from 3pm on September 21 due to rising global prices.
Auditor General of the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) Ho Duc Phoc has proposed that the SAV and the Board of Audit and Inspection of the Republic of Korea (BAI) conduct a joint audit in the time ahead.
On the sidelines of the 14th assembly of the ASOSAI in Hanoi, Malaysia Auditor General and Chair of ASOSAI 2015-18 Dr Madinah Binti Mohamad talked to Viet Nam News, an English language newspaper of VNA, about cooperation activities between member countries’ audit agencies and the importance of environmental audit.
Some 270 farmer households in the Mekong Delta provinces of Dong Thap and Tien Giang will receive support to improve their mango supply chain’s competitiveness under the Australia Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)’s project launched in Cao Lanh city, Dong Thap province on September 19.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has predicted that the financial services sector in ASEAN will outpace that of more mature markets, according to the ASEAN Post.
Vietnamese businesses imported nearly 10,000 completely built cars in August, up 50% compared with the previous month, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Nearly 517,900 businesses were operating in Vietnam in 2017, rising 51.6% from the figure recorded in 2012, according to the general economic census announced by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) on September 19.
With its continuous growth over the past 10 years, ASEAN has become an important market for Vietnamese seafood, and the prospect of US$1 billion worth of yearly seafood export revenue is reachable.
The startup culture in Vietnam has taken off in recent years, with foreign venture capital now five times higher than that by domestic players. Thus, it is important to note that international cooperation is crucial to bolstering startup innovation in the country.
The 52nd Governing Board Meeting as part of the 14th Assembly of the Asian Associations of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI 14) was held in Hanoi on September 18 under the chair of Madinah Binti Mohamad, General Auditor of Malaysia- Chair of ASOSAI 13.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) under the US Department of Agriculture recently proposed that Vietnam would be eligible to export catfish and other fish products to the US market, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).