An FTA between Vietnam and Switzerland would also improve legal certainty for investors. International econometric studies find a positive effect of comprehensive FTAs on foreign direct investment (FDI) flows. Some studies also show that the closer the integration is between countries by means of, inter alia, FTAs, the less likely it is that a company will divest. … [Read more...] about In search of access to EFTA markets
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Among rising stocks, the financial service provider TCH did not earn impressive growth but the stock has still maintained its slight gain with active trading since it was added to the basket. Closing, TCH improved 0.2% to VND20,550 with matching volume of nearly 2.6 million shares. … [Read more...] about Bluechips shine bright, propping up stock market
According to market research by tech firm Reportlinker, the logistics market in Vietnam is in a transition stage and the demand for logistics is rising strongly. High economic growth, increasing domestic manufacturing, rising consumption, and booming e-commerce are some of the key drivers of the Vietnamese freight and logistics market. However, weak transport infrastructure and high logistics costs remain market restraints. Moreover, the booming e-commerce in Vietnam facilitates startups with innovative technologies demanding more efficient logistics services, especially in the areas of last-mile delivery and value-added services. … [Read more...] about Singaporean logistics mainstays keen on expansion
Nikkei Asian Review: Samsung Electronics looks to shift production to VN Samsung Electronics will end personal computer production in China as it looks to shift production to Viet Nam to cut costs and remain competitive in the PC business, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. … [Read more...] about How do VN businesses join the global supply chain?
As proposals on normalizing the relationship with Vietnam had been voiced within the realm of American politics from as early as 1975, the go-getting economy of a 1986 Vietnam could not skip out on such a lucrative market as the United States — the biggest economy of the world. … [Read more...] about 25 years of Vietnam-US diplomatic relations – Part 2: A debonair ‘lock breaker’