Workers process food at a Korean company in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Foreign investment pumped heavily into Vietnam

Since the beginning of this year, total foreign capital pumped into Vietnamese market has nearly reached US$15 billion, an increase of 81 percent over the same period last year, with the highest investment from China followed by South Korea and Singapore.

Vietnam imposes duties on imported steel wire, rolled steel

The Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam under the Ministry of Industry and Trade announced that it has recently issued a decision on application of measures to prevent imported steel wire and rolled steel products from avoiding trade remedies.

Constraints in developing recycle energy

In the last few years, the Vietnamese government has been keenly interested in developing solar and wind power projects. These plants have attracted many foreign as well as domestic investors. However, many constraints still remain in developing recycle energy.

Trade war-scenario analysis and preparedness

The trade war between US and China is entering a highly stressful period as both sides are determined to prove their strength by tough responses and heavy penalties on each other. SGGP Investment & Finance had discussions with several experts to clarify what the impact of this trade war would be on the economy in USA, China, Vietnam and other countries.

A real estate project carried out by Vietnamese firms in association with its Japanese partner in Binh Chanh District in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Real estate firms seek for sources of capital

As credit for real estate market has continued to be tightened, real estate companies have had to use other mobilization channels, including issuing bonds and looking for foreign investors so as to reduce dependence on banks.

PPP needs new specific law

PPP needs new specific law

(ĐTTCO) - Public private partnership, or PPP, is an investment model which leverages the resources of both public and private sectors in completing a project.  In the last 10 years of implementing this model (under the BOT and BT form), many thousand billion dong infrastructure projects have been constructed. However, some constraints still remain which are cause of much government losses as well as social disputes.

Wider reform needed in private economy

Wider reform needed in private economy

Most developed and successful countries have created favorable conditions for the development of the private sector. The market mechanism application in such countries is improving day by day. The essential public policies on one hand help the market mechanism to operate more effectively, while on the other hand also support government to manage market weaknesses. The balance of three key sectors of market-government-society plays an important role in this process.

Strategy to invest in bank stocks

Strategy to invest in bank stocks

The growth in economy does not always transfer to the same growth as the stock market and stock price. Most blue-chip stocks are not expected to increase much this year, given the lack of domestic and foreign cash flow and ensuing escalating risk in global political issues as well as the US-China trade war.
Sakura depicted on Satsuma ceramics

Sakura depicted on Satsuma ceramics

During the Sakura Blossoming Festival, people from all over the world flock to various cities and towns in Japan to take in the amazing breathtaking splendor of the flowering Cherry Blossom trees.

Recurring Losses from BT Projects Unresolved

Recurring Losses from BT Projects Unresolved

At a regular meeting of the government, the Prime Minister asked the Ministry of Finance to complete the Decree on use of public assets to settle with BT constructors (exchange land for infrastructure) at the earliest, and propose to the government ways to approve and issue. 

Apply strict penalty, not restrict e-wallet

Apply strict penalty, not restrict e-wallet

SGGP Investment & Finance has received much feedback on our article “Restrict … to be safe”, dated 29 April 2019, which analyzed the draft of a legal document of State Bank on restricting intermediary payment tools. 

The proportion of Vietjet’s international revenue reached to 55% in QI

The proportion of Vietjet’s international revenue reached to 55% in QI

(ĐTTCO)-Thanks to its continuously international flight network expansion in the first quarter, Vietjet’s air transport revenue grew nearly 28% year on year. Air transport profit before tax reached to VND923 billion, up to 25.3% year on year, consolidated profit before tax reached VND1,648 billion, increased 11.3% compared to the same period of 2018. 
Overlaps and conflicts in land auctioning

Overlaps and conflicts in land auctioning

(ĐTTCO) - Bringing public land into the market plays an important role in government’s hand in land management. The general target is to create the highest value and effectiveness of land usage. 

Mobilize Peoples' Resources via Municipal Bonds

Mobilize Peoples' Resources via Municipal Bonds

(ĐTTCO) - Ho Chi Minh City should mobilize peoples’ resources to fund the many infrastructure projects within the City, to better achieve more stable and sustainable growth.

Workers make leather bags for export at a company in District 12 in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Footwear industry amid opportunities to promote exports

Footwear industry has opportunities to expand export market as free trade agreements were signed or in the progress to be signed; however, in order to take advantage of these opportunities, the industry needs to tackle its shortcomings and improve its competitiveness based on the activeness of firms and the support of policies and representative organizations.

BÁO XUÂN KỶ HỢI 2019