maandag 8 april 2019

Vietnam: Convenience stores have strong development in the future

Convenience stores have strong development in the future

Convenience stores with many advantages are expected to dominate the local retail market, according to experts.

The post Convenience stores have strong development in the future appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Fisheries sector required to continue improving product quality

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged the fisheries sector to build a safe and high-quality seafood brand, continue increasing the quality of products, maintain traditional markets and develop new ones.

The post Fisheries sector required to continue improving product quality appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Steel exports edge up 5.8 percent in Q1

Vietnam's total steel export value in the first quarter this year rose 5.8 percent year-on-year to 744 million USD. (Photo: VNA)

The post Steel exports edge up 5.8 percent in Q1 appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

New DBAV Board Member in Hanoi

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Matthijs van den Broek as our new Board Member, together with Ywert Visser and Bastiaan Tenue supporting the business association activities in the North of Vietnam.

The post New DBAV Board Member in Hanoi appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

What have horses got to do with management?

That's a good question? Many common English expressions come from a time when horses were a part of everyday life 'taking up the reins', 'getting back in the saddle, shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted' and referring to nefarious business practices as 'horse trading' but are we really ready to invite horses into our Boardrooms?

The post What have horses got to do with management? appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

The future of the Mekong Delta

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands As two low-lying delta countries, the Netherlands and Vietnam are long-standing partners in the field of water cooperation. The Strategic Partnership Arrangement on Climate Change Adaptation and Water Management (SPA) between the two countries highlights this mutually valued cooperation. The Mekong Delta Plan that has been developed as part... View Article

The post The future of the Mekong Delta appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Eurocham Whitebook highlights EVFTA ratification

Hanoi, March 2019 - The European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) launched the 11thedition of its annual Whitebook at a conference in Hanoi on Thursday, focusing on the future of economic development in Vietnam.

The post Eurocham Whitebook highlights EVFTA ratification appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Tax Alert Vietnam – Proposed tax incentive changes

Over the past 30 years of social-economic reforms, Vietnam's tax incentive regimes have been constantly changing to align with the changes of political and social landscapes. The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is drafting an amended Corporate Income Tax Law ("the Draft"), which is expected to take effect in 2021 or later. In this Alert, we would like to update you on the latest tax incentive proposals in the Draft.

The post Tax Alert Vietnam – Proposed tax incentive changes appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Signify (formerly, Philips Lighting) establishes the new Vietnam Lighting Application Center – VLAC in Vietnam

Vietnam Lighting Application Center – VLAC was first established and operated in Vietnam by Signify, which aims to bring the most realistic experiences in terms of outstanding integrated lighting solutions for clients and customers. The opening ceremony was successfully held in Ho Chi Minh City on 28 March 2019. There were five products which Signify proudly introduced this time including Philips Hue, Luminous Carpet, Luminous textile, and IoT Interact Bases. Especially, the lighting solutions such as Smart LED and IoT can help saving energy and costs in order to reach sustainable developments and environment protection.

The post Signify (formerly, Philips Lighting) establishes the new Vietnam Lighting Application Center – VLAC in Vietnam appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Electricity hike hits industry hard

VNS/VOV Vietnamese manufacturers are set to increase their selling prices following the 8.36% hike in electricity price that launched from March 20. Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (VICEM) But Son announced it would increase the price of its cement by VND30,000 (USD 1.29) per tonne immediately after the power price increase. Do Tien Trinh, VICEM But Son's general... View Article

The post Electricity hike hits industry hard appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Nation's industrial production surges in Q1

The national industrial production index (IIP) saw a year-on-year increase of 9.2% in the first quarter of this year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

The post Nation's industrial production surges in Q1 appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Ho Chi Minh City's scarce apartment launches hits Q1 figures

VOV.VN - The supply of primary apartments in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) stood at 12,000 units during the first quarter of this year, representing a drop of 34% on quarter and 57% on year, as noted by a professional property service provider.

The post Ho Chi Minh City's scarce apartment launches hits Q1 figures appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

First-quarter FDI attraction comes into spotlight

VOV Inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) have shone a spotlight on the country's economic growth in the first quarter of this year, featured by the attraction of many large-scale and high-tech projects. Mai Tien Dung, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office, made the remark during an April 2 press briefing highlighting the outcomes of the... View Article

The post First-quarter FDI attraction comes into spotlight appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

HCM City begins work to become southern logistics hub

Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Industry and Trade has reported to the municipal administration that it is appraising tenders from contractors to develop logistics facilities and turn the city into a logistics hub for Southern Vietnam.

The post HCM City begins work to become southern logistics hub appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

First Vietnam industrial real estate forum to take place in Hanoi

The first edition of the Vietnam industrial real estate forum will be held in Hanoi on April 23 by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), the Vietnam Real Estate Association (VNREA), and Thuong Gia (Merchant) Magazine.

The post First Vietnam industrial real estate forum to take place in Hanoi appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Cement makers turn to alternative fuels

The domestic cement industry is striving to reduce at least a tenth of the country's energy drain in accordance with the country's national programme on economical and efficient use of energy for the 2019-2030 period, but there remains a number of obstacles to overcome.

The post Cement makers turn to alternative fuels appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Fruit and vegetable exports decline during first quarter

The export turnover of fruits and vegetables for the first three months of 2019 fell by nearly 10% in comparison to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

The post Fruit and vegetable exports decline during first quarter appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

E-commerce players need to be patient, seek profit in long term

E-commerce is not a short-term game where money is made after several months of playing.

The post E-commerce players need to be patient, seek profit in long term appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Consumer credit market sees more M&A deals

The increased presence of foreign investors in M&A deals of finance companies shows the attractiveness of the consumer credit market.

The post Consumer credit market sees more M&A deals appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

Positive outlook ahead for Haiphong's industrial production

Optimal support pledged by Haiphong city's authorities along with favourable headquarters in the city's economic zone is expected to yield the joint force to further boost local industrial production.

The post Positive outlook ahead for Haiphong's industrial production appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

SMEs' online trading activities to see strong development

Online import and export activities of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are expected to develop further due to the low number of them currently embracing e-commerce, according to experts.

The post SMEs' online trading activities to see strong development appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder

HoSE to help foreign investors

In 2019, the southern Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) will work on a special mechanism that allows foreign investors to trade shares of companies that have run out of room for foreign ownership, especially investors from Thailand, Malaysia and Japan.

The post HoSE to help foreign investors appeared first on Dutch Business Association in Vietnam.

Lees verder