It had launched its first product at the end of 2018, and produced its first 5G smartphones in collaboration with U.S. chip giant Qualcomm last month. VinSmart is focusing on the low-end segment with 12 offerings all priced at below VND5 million ($212). … [Read more...] about Samsung tops Vietnamese smartphone market
This year, Family Capital has introduced comparative market capitalization numbers to show how publicly-listed family businesses have fared during the first few months of the Covid-19 crisis, based on the companies’ market cap from the beginning of 2020 until mid-March. … [Read more...] about Vingroup only Vietnamese representative among world’s top 750 family businesses
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?
We are fully aware that we commemorate 50 years of diplomatic relations in 2021 and we would of course welcome a conclusion of our negotiations as soon as possible. However, it is not possible to predict when the negotiations can be concluded. We hope that we will soon be able to solve the last outstanding issues and agree on an ambitious FTA which is beneficial to both sides. VIR … [Read more...] about In search of access to EFTA markets
Vietnam’s corporate bonds issuance in 2019 increased by 25% year-on-year to VND280.14 trillion (US$12.12 billion). However, the size of the corporate bond market was modest at just 11.26% of the GDP, significantly lower than that of in South Korea and Singapore which is at 20 – 50% of the GDP, and remained a fraction of bank credit, standing at 138.4% of the GDP at the end of 2019. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES AUGUST 14