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Semiconductors Market in Vietnam by Device and Application Forecast and Analysis 2020-2024
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has been monitoring the semiconductors market in Vietnam and it is poised to grow by USD 6.16 billion...
Forbes: Vietnam’s Richest Man Sees Interim Earnings Drop 60% As His Conglomerate Retreats From Retail
Billionaire-led Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup reported a 60% drop in earnings in the first half of the year, after relinquishing control of its major retail chain to focus more on its motor vehicle and smartphone businesses.
Naver Signs MOU with HUST of Vietnam to Foster AI Talent | Business Korea
Naver announced on July 16 that it will operate an industry-academic cooperation program with the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) to foster IT talent.
15 Japanese firms opt for Vietnam after China
Under a scheme in which the Japanese government will fund a production shift from China, 15 Japanese firms have registered to move to Vietnam.
Nikkei: Vietnam blocks new airlines until 2022 despite market duopoly
HANOI -- Vietnam plans to freeze approval for new entries to the airline industry until 2022, a move that threatens to solidify the virtual duopoly already in place.
Reuters: Vietnam’s Vingroup says produces first 5G smartphones under Vsmart brand
HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam’s VinSmart, a unit of Vingroup, has produced its first 5G smartphones in cooperation with the U.S.’s Qualcomm, Vingroup said on Monday.
[Report] Vietnam Mobile Payment Market Outlook 2020 | Role Market Research
Changes in customer preference from cash to digital payments, surge in need for immediate transactions in Vietnam, increased penetration of internet and smartphones, and growth of the e-commerce industry majorly contribute towards the growth of the market. However, data breaches & security concerns are expected to hamper the Vietnam mobile payment market growth.
[Video] ThePrint: India needs to make it easier to do business like Vietnam, Cambodia and others : Mukesh Aghi
India needs to take advantage of the pandemic. It should bring predictability and transparency in policy making compared to Vietnam, Cambodia and others, if it wants to divert investment to its own shores, Mukesh Aghi, President and CEO, US-India Strategic Partnership Forum tells ThePrint’s Nayanima Basu.
SCMP: EVFTA can’t topple China’s world factory
Agreement to slash tariffs should boost European investment in Asia’s ‘export rock star’, but is no silver bullet for post-coronavirus recovery, experts say
CNA: Vietnam schoolgirl creates art from the chaos of COVID-19
HANOI: Stuck at home with school suspended, Nguyen Doi Chung Anh made the most of a lockdown in Vietnam by using art to demonstrate tragedy, resilience and chaos in the world's battle against COVID-19.
Bloomberg: Vietnam’s Richest Man Has a Plan to Save the Virus-Stricken World
The coronavirus pandemic largely leapfrogged Vietnam—the country has reported just 332 cases and no deaths—but from his sprawling headquarters in Hanoi, billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong could see a need beyond the border. In April, the country’s richest man surveyed his cradle-to-grave conglomerate and made a decision. He was getting into ventilators.
Tiki ticks $130m funding box | Global Corporate Venturing
Private equity group Northstar has reportedly led a $130m round for the e-commerce marketplace, which counts JD.com, Sumitomo, CyberAgent and VNG as investors.
Bloomberg: Vietnam to Import Live Pigs for Slaughter for First Time
(Bloomberg) -- Vietnam is allowing imports of live pigs for slaughter for the first time as the country grapples with record prices of hogs and pork because of a resurgence of African swine fever, according to the agriculture ministry.
EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement: Vietnam’s Competitive Gains | Global Risks Insights
On February 12th, 2020, the European Parliament ratified the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EUVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investor Protection Agreement (EUVIPA). It is expected that the agreement will be ratified by the Vietnam government by May 2020 and will consequently enter into force. The agreement, which includes significant commitments on tariff reductions, investor protection, and trade facilitation will have a tremendous impact on exporting firms, foreign investors, and consumers in Vietnam.