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State-owned enterprises top list of corporate tax payers

State-owned enterprises top list of corporate tax payers

Oct. 23 | State-owned enterprises continued to be the biggest tax contributors in this year’s list of 1,000 largest corporate income tax payers in Viet Nam (V1000) at VND77 trillion (US$3.67 billion), accounting for 52.6 per cent of total taxes paid. The...

Vietnam economic outlook bright

Vietnam economic outlook bright

Oct. 23 | Improved global and domestic conditions offered promising prospects for the Vietnamese economy in 2014-15, although significant challenges lay ahead, agreed speakers at a conference in Ha Noi yesterday. While Asian economies were now structurally less...

Seminar on sustainable development in Hoi An city

Seminar on sustainable development in Hoi An city

Sep. 19 | The Centre for Environmental Technology Cooperation (CENTEC), in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden and the People’s Committee of Hoi An city, held a seminar on sustainable development with clean technology from Sweden in Hoi An city, Quang Nam...

Central bank makes $272m on gold sales

Central bank makes $272m on gold sales

Sep. 9 | The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) said it made a profit of more than VND6 trillion (US$272.72 million) from 57 gold auctions. According to the SBV data, a total of 1,517,200 taels were sold out of the 1,622,000 on offer since March 28. The profits will...

Taiwanese target M&A deals

Taiwanese target M&A deals

Jul. 22 | Vietnam’s real estate market has seen increasing interest from foreign investors in the first half of the year. According to CBRE Vietnam, investment enquiries increased by 20 to 30 per cent over last year. Amongst these, old favourites Japan and Korea...

Indonesian cement firm expands Vietnamese operations

Indonesian cement firm expands Vietnamese operations

Jun. 29 | General Director DwiSutjipto revealed the expansion has been submitted to the Indonesian Ministry of State Owned Enterprises for approval and will be formalised at a Jakarta dialogue between ten leading Indonesian businesses and 20 major Vietnamese...

Local consumer electronics chain gets more foreign funding

Local consumer electronics chain gets more foreign funding

May. 30 | Unlisted The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) Joint Stock Co has announced to successfully sell a combined 20.41 percent stake to two foreign investors. Accordingly, Robert Willett, former CEO of Bestbuy International, and CDH Electric Bee Limited have stroke...

UNDP helps Vietnam enhance disaster risk management capacity

UNDP helps Vietnam enhance disaster risk management capacity

Jan. 31 | The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are in coordination to carry out a project aimed at enhancing disaster risk management capacity in a large part of Vietnam . A budget of 4.95...

Exports soar 43 percent in January

Exports soar 43 percent in January

Jan. 26 | Vietnam is estimated to earn US$10.1 billion from exports in January, a year-on-year increase of 43.2 percent, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). Foreign invested sector contributed significantly to the country’s total export value with...

Fostering Vietnam-Argentina business links

Fostering Vietnam-Argentina business links

Jan. 22 | Argentina is a large, potential market for Vietnamese exporters and investors, says an official of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). Addressing a Vietnam-Argentina business forum in Hanoi on January 21, MoIT Deputy Minister Tran Tuan Anh noted...