Andy Ho, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at VinaCapital, shares his views on the recent development of private equity investments in Việt Nam.
Việt Nam is the third largest shrimp producer and the largest giant tiger prawn producer in the world. Shrimp is one of seafood products having largest export value in Việt Nam.
Global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) on April 25 launched a comprehensive report on the Vietnamese economy. OBG Chairman Michael Benson-Colpi and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HSBC Bank Việt Nam Phạm Hồng Hải, one of the contributors to “The Report Vietnam 2017” spoke to Việt Nam News reporter Nguyễn Linh Anh about the factors that make Việt Nam stand out as an investment destination as well as the challenges that lie ahead.
The Ministry of Finance this year will have more solutions to improve further business environment and national competitive ability after gaining success in implementing Resolution 19/2016/NQ-CP to improving business environment.
The domestic railway industry will have many solutions to diversify its services and increase market shares in the future.
Việt Nam is heading to the green growth model and seeking international experiences as well as finance for the innovative of green growth. Việt Nam News reporter Mai Hương interviews Tomaso Andreatta, chairman of EuroCham Green Growth Sector Committee, on this issue.
The central city of Đà Nẵng continues to top the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) for the fourth consecutive year. However, the secretary of the city’s Party Committee, Nguyễn Xuân Anh, is still not satisfied. Local media talk to him about the city’s efforts to reform administrative procedures to provide a favourable business environment for investors.
The General Statistics Office (GSO) started to implement a general economic census across the nation from March 1. The general economic census this time has a new point that it would collect data on foreign non-governmental organizations operating in Việt Nam to evaluate full results of their operation in the domestic economy.
A survey report by Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has revealed that Việt Nam ranks among the top five countries preferred by Japanese firms for overseas business operations.
Việt Nam News reporter Ngọc Bích talks about the JBIC FY2016 Survey with Deputy Director General of the Policy and Strategy Office for Financial Operations Noriyasu Yuge, who used to be the Chief Representative of JBIC Office in Hà Nội.
Technological and financial limitations are major development constraints for the local supply industry, Bùi Quang Chuyện, Chairman of the Việt Nam Engine and Agricultural Machinery Corporation (VEAM), tells VietnamPlus.
Vũ Tiến Lộc, chairman of Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry spoke to Voice of Vietnam (VOV) about this issue, and the conversion of 5 million business households to enterprises in order to reach the target of 1 million quality enterprises in 2020.
The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015 is a major milestone in the regional economic integration agenda in ASEAN, offering opportunities in the form of a huge market of US$2.6 trillion and over 622 million people. Viet Nam News reporter Thu Giang talks with expert and businesswoman about the AEC’s advantages and disadvantages on Vietnamese companies.
Many sectors have built long-term development plans but after a period of implementing those plans, they must adjust them to be suitable with reality.
At the beginning of December some banks cut deposit interest rates by 0.1-0.2 percentage points.
Jaruwan Suwannasat, director of TCEB Exhibitions and Events and Supat Sriwannavit, president of the Associations of Thai Lifestyle Products Federation, tell Việt Nam News that Vietnamese firms stand to gain a lot from participating in Thai trade fairs.
A number of big State-owned enterprises recently listing or preparing trading on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) after long-delayed plans have attracted large investor attention. Tạ Thanh Bình, Director of Securities Market Development Department under the State Securities Commission, speaks to Việt Nam News about the newly effective regulation on obligatory listing for equitised State-owned enterprises and its impact on the market and equitisation progress.
The Government entrusted the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) to draft a law to foster revisions of business regulations in the future. MPI’s Deputy Minister Đặng Huy Đông talks to Vietnam News Agency reporter Quốc Huy about related developments.
Nina Vaca, US Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship gave advice to the many newly established businesses in Việt Nam during her recent visit to Hà Nội. Her objective was to create opportunities and expand global network exposure for entrepreneurs in developing nations. She speaks to Việt Nam News about start-ups.
Đặng Hương Giang, an angel investor who recently returned from a US study tour, also shares with Việt Nam News her view on the importance of initial investment for startups in the country.