Vietnam Morning News For July 24

Vietnam Morning News For July 24
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Vietnam morning newsPM okays Van Don EZ development
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given the northern province of Quang Ninh the go-ahead to develop the Van Don Economic Zone as a special administrative-economic unit.
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Vietnam exports 2.66 mln tonnes of rice in first half
Vietnam exported nearly 2.66 million tonnes of rice in the first half this year with free-on-board value of 1.65 billion USD, reported the Vietnam Food Association.

VN property market looks to up transparency
The Vietnamese property market must improve market information transparency to attract investment and develop sustainability, experts said.
Viet Nam News

Mercedes-Benz sales in Vietnam grow by 60 percent in H1
Mercedes-Benz Vietnam (MBV) reported a year-on-year growth of more than 60 percent in automobile sales during the first half of 2017, the best in 22 years of its presence in Vietnam.

Developer, authorities found responsible for multiple violations at resort projects in Vietnam
A series of violations have been detected at two major resorts in central Vietnam, exposing the responsibility of the project developer and local authorities.
Tuoi Tre News

E-commerce dominates purchasing habits
With the rapid evolution of technology and the internet, consumers are changing their attitudes and behaviours.

Local firms not well prepared for Fourth Industrial Revolution
The core of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is “smart manufacturing plants”.
Viet Nam News Bizhub

Angel investor network incubates startups in central region
An Angel investor network was launched by Songhan Incubator on July 21 in Da Nang city, aiming to incubate startups in the central region.

Vietnam a Top 5 exporter of suitcases, backpacks, handbags
With $3.2 billion worth of exports of suitcases, backpacks, and handbags in 2016, Vietnam was among the Top 5 largest exporters in the sector, according to the Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).
Vietnam EconomicTimes

Gov’t urges competitive coal market
The Government has assigned the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to build a development roadmap for a competitive coal market as there are new coal suppliers.
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Vietnam strives to earn 250 million USD from tea exports in 2017
Vietnam’s tea sector is aiming to export 150,000 tonnes and earn a turnover of 250 million USD in 2017, announced the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Bac Lieu reviews FAO-funded project on shrimp farming
A FAO-funded project has identified the causes of shrimp breeding failure in Soc Trang and Bac Lieu province, it was reported at a seminar held by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of southern Bac Lieu province on July 21.

Investors warned about oversupply of condotels
The supply of condotels has been soaring in the last few years and investors have been advised to think carefully before pouring money into the market segment.
VietnamNet Bridge

Japanese investors keen on real estate
By cooperating with local businesses, the investment wave from Japanese enterprises into Vietnam’s real estate market continues to grow strongly.
Vietnam EconomicTimes

Vietnam reaching a heady high in the global beer business
With the Vietnamese thirst for beer seeming to know no limits, brewers are finding it hard to resist tapping into the country’s fertile market.

Not to everyone’s taste
Vietnam’s fast-food segment has become much more competitive as a huge number of chains arrive in the country, but some are now reviewing their business activities while others are departing.
Vietnam EconomicTimes

Wrapped up
Foreign packaging companies have generally outpaced the local competition in meeting increasing needs as Vietnam’s consumption demand increases.
Vietnam EconomicTimes

Cost overruns found in major HN projects
The Government Inspectorate (GI) has released findings of egregious wrongdoing in the implementation of a number of BT (Build-Transfer) and BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) infrastructure and environmental projects in Hà Nội City.
Viet Nam News

Da Nang determined to build startup city
The central city of Da Nang is determined to a build startup destination for innovation and creativity, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Xuan Anh.
Vietnam Times

Bac Giang to revoke slow-moving investment projects in its city
The northern province of Bac Giang plans to revoke licences from several investment projects that are moving too slowly, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Viet Nam News Bizhub

Tra Vinh invites investment for Dinh An economic zone
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh is calling for investment in the Dinh An economic zone.
Viet Nam News Bizhub


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