Vietnam Investment Review

MSCI upgrade not coming until 2020

Vietnam could be classified as an emerging market in 2020 if its free-float rate increases and the market infrastructure becomes better at accommodating foreigners, according to the provider of stock market indexes and portfolio analytics MSCI.Keep reading ...

Nam Phuong

Electricity sector gets BOT boost

Vietnam-based manufacturers are looking forward to a more stable power supply in the near future, with a series of build-operate-transfer power plants speeding up and coming online, and many foreign investors showing strong interest in the segment due to the high demand.Keep reading  ...

Phuong Thu

Spurring more funds into startups

Industry insiders are scrutinising a Ministry of Planning and Investment draft to the decree regulating investment into innovative startups that has recently been publicised to elicit comments from the public.    Keep reading ...

Khanh An

Matrix of sub-licenses and creative economy

30-50% of the unreasonable business conditions must be removed by the ministries themselves. The government has finalized this, formally raising flags, starting the finals of a 20-year war with the small license matrix.     Keep reading ...

Quick look at Vietnam economy between 2010-2017

The national economy expanded at around 6% on average and maintained stable increases in foreign investment inflows, foreign arrivals, and export revenues between 2010-2017.  Keep reading  ...

City develops use of robots to treat diseases

Centres specialising in using robots to treat diseases and cancers are being developed in HCM City in order to treat people throughout the country and foreign tourists, according to HCM City Department of Health. Keep reading  ...

Gov’t set socioeconomic goals for 2018

The Vietnamese Government sets growth goal of 6.5 – 6.7% for 2018 amid encouraging socio-economic signals in 2017, according to a report presented by PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the opening ceremony of the Legislature’s ongoing 4th session.     Keep reading  ...


Energy efficiency turns SMEs into success story

Amid the spiralling ramifications of climate change in Vietnam, energy-saving and CO2-reducing technologies have proven an inevitable trend for small- and medium-sized enterprises.  Keep reading  ...

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