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Category: Roundups

Each week the-shiv provides a brief roundup of the latest Vietnam business news for foreign professionals looking for a short, concise overview of the current state of doing business in Vietnam. These cover banking and finance, the economy, manufacturing, marketing, and a whole lot more. Make sure to subscribe.

 

Vietnam News Roundup: July 12 to July 18

This week’s Vietnam news roundup covers foreign trader stock market activity, electricity news, new manufacturing projects, State Bank currency management, the latest GDP growth estimates, the European Chamber of Commerce’s Business Confidence Index and more…

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Vietnam News Roundup: July 5 to July 11

This week’s Vietnam news roundup covers Vietnam’s latest import and export numbers, bond issuances, new manufacturing projects, IPO data, foreign trader stock market activity, electricity news, and more…

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Vietnam News Roundup: June 29 to July 4

This week’s Vietnam news roundup covers the latest tourism and industrial production numbers, the increase to the minimum wage that kicked in Monday, the new start dates for several key laws, approval of a Value-Added Tax reduction to the end of the year, foreign trader stock market transactions, and more…

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Vietnam News Roundup: June 21 to June 27

This week’s Vietnam news roundup covers the latest in US dollar Forex spending, Vietnam’s position on the US currency manipulator watchlist, garment and textile manufacturing performance, isotopic testing challenges for Vietnam’s garment industry, Vietnam’s ratification of the UK’s ascension to the CPTPP, the latest foreign trader stock market investment numbers, and more…

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Vietnam News Roundup: June 14 to June 20

This week’s Vietnam news roundup covers the latest news including Putin’s most recent trip to Hanoi, the latest in State Bank efforts to keep the dong from devaluing, the two Vietnam gambling websites that are set to sponsor two English Premier League teams next season, the latest on Vietnam’s attempts to get the local gold price down, changes to the Special Consumption Tax including adding sugary drinks and increasing the tax on alcohol to 100 percent, and more…

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Vietnam News Roundup: June 7 to June 13

This week’s Vietnam news roundup covers foreigner ownership changes at local banks, reports Vietnam might start importing more gold this year, the 8 million trading accounts reportedly opened with the local bourse, labour shortages for one New Balance and Adidas supplier, and more…

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Vietnam News Roundup: May 31 to June 6

This week’s Vietnam news roundup covers the latest news from Pacific Airways, the State Bank’s new gold strategy, Vietnam’s latest PMI, Lotte Finance’s increased investment in consumer finance in Vietnam, Hitachi suing over the metro in HCMC, a move to process Vietnam’s rare earth minerals in-house, and more.

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Vietnam News Roundup: May 17 to May 23

This week’s Vietnam news roundup covers the latest news on Vietnam’s foreign reserves, updates on VinFast’s mounting troubles in the US, conflicting claims over electricity conservation, the USDA trade mission to Vientam, bad debts, open market operations, and more.

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Vietnam News Roundup: March 29 to April 4

Manufacturing news Vietnam’s manufacturing industry records slight decline in March S&P Global’s Purchasing Manager’s Index recorded a fall for Vietnam’s manufacturing sector in March, with the index dipping below the 50-point break-even mark. At 49.9 points this was a half-point drop from February’s 50.4. Key takeaways Optimism in the industry

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