Stocks in the VN30 basket were the main supporters for the HCMC market. Only lender EIB and real estate developer NVL fell slightly, while sugar producer SBT and housing developer VHM stood at their reference prices, the remaining stocks ended in positive territory. … [Read more...] about Bluechips shine bright, propping up stock market
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Samsung’s mobile phones and phone parts are getting more sophisticated and smaller, which change every six months. It is a challenge for Vietnamese enterprises to renovate production lines and technologies, which requires huge capital. “If Vietnamese vendors can provide products with quality, meeting requirements, and at stable reasonable prices, there won’t be a reason for Samsung to refuse to buy products from them,” he said. … [Read more...] about How do VN businesses join the global supply chain?
People visit a market in Danang City. They have been mandated to wear facial masks, use disinfectant and get their body temperature checked - PHOTO: NHAN TAM DANANG - Some 400 persons have been fined VND497 million for violating regulations on social distancing in Danang City, with most of the violations related to not wearing face masks and the gathering of more than two persons in public, apart from illegal drug use and gambling. … [Read more...] about Danang fines 400 people for social distancing violations
In 2019, Switzerland and Vietnam traded goods for a value worth CHF3.6 billion ($3.95 billion). Switzerland imported goods for a value worth CHF2.9 billion ($3.18 billion) from Vietnam, while exporting goods for a value worth CHF800 million ($880 million) to Vietnam (without gold bars and other precious metals, coin, precious stones and gems, works of art and antiques, according to the Swiss Federal Customs Administration). … [Read more...] about In search of access to EFTA markets