Abivin to bring new solutions in logistics to Vietnam

Abivin, a Vietnamese startup that won the prize at TechFest 2018 and Startup World Cup 2019 (USA) for providing AI technology supply chain solutions for enterprises, has faced difficulties in applying this model in practice. The company has been working hard consistently to gain the trust of institutional clients.

Development of Logistics Centers Necessary

Logistics plays an important role in the development and economic growth of a country. However, Vietnam still has no strategy or master plan for developing this sector.

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Growth of corporate bond investment

The corporate bond market has developed remarkably recently thanks to huge issuances of domestic enterprises and the support of Decree 163/2018/ND-CP which helped ease the issuance criteria. The corporate bond market is expected to continue being developed transparently in both quality and quantity. The rights of investors have been more protected with the target to make the corporate bond market a key fund raising channel of enterprises to reduce the credit burden for the banking system.

Vinfast, the Vietnamese car brand, is not 100% produced in Vietnam, but product information clearly determines the origin of components and re-assembly locations.

Vietnam must build more national brands

International trade brings benefits for all participants. Hence, most countries and manufacturers have volunteered to be linked and integrated with others to gain the benefits from international trade, including benefits from trade competition, commercial disputes, as well as benefits from projects which are implemented for the general purpose of social development.

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ACV plans worry shareholders

Airport Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) is the leading company in the aviation industry in terms of revenue and profit. However, most shareholders of the company are not clear about the company plans, such as the government divestment plan, or the plan to move to HOSE Exchange.

We must completely reform in order to catch opportunities from CPTPP.

CPTPP brings opportunities and challenges

It has been more than five months since implementation of CPTPP, Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. Will the manufacturing and exporting companies overcome the barriers that had happened in the past, to breakthrough and utilize opportunities offered under CPTPP?

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Free trade agreements bring golden opportunity for Vietnam

The Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) that were just signed between Vietnam and Europe are a golden opportunity for Vietnamese enterprises. The government and authorities are completing the initiation phase which will require us to improve our capability and competitiveness to utilize the myriad advantages.

Price increase will not impact inflation

Many people have been worried that increase in electricity and petroleum prices in March and April will impact inflation, and make it exceed the government target of 4% in 2019. However, the inflation in the first half of the year was stable at around 3%. The inflation in June even fell to 2% (red line in graph).

Challenges of EVFTA

Challenges of EVFTA

After ten years of preparation and eight years of negotiations, the Europe Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) was officially signed on 6 June 2019. EVFTA will be effective from beginning of 2020. Accordingly, EU will remove about 85.6% of tax or 70.3% of our exports to EU will be free of duty.
According to data of Construction Management Office in Ho Chi Minh City, 76% of real estate projects have been suspended due to the problems of mixed land, and only 24% projects cover residential land.

Real estate market in Ho Chi Minh City stands paralyzed

SGGP Investment & Finance has posted many articles concerning the current static state of the real estate market in Ho Chi Minh City since the end of 2018 which was caused by several complicated, conflicting and ineffective regulations. These bottlenecks, if not resolved, besides creating difficulties will also face risk of bankruptcy in some real estate companies.