Vietnam has thousands of pharmacists, but lacks locally made brandname drugs (25/07/2023)
Universities in Vietnam graduate thousands of pharmacists a year, but the country has outdated manufacturing technology that could produce brandname drugs.

Vietnam real estate’s stress is over: Fitch Ratings (25/07/2023)
With the reduction in interest rates, international credit rating agency Fitch Ratings believed the credit and liquidity risks of Vietnam’s real estate have passed their peak.

Experts confident in Vietnam’s economic recovery (24/07/2023)
Although Vietnam’s growth has slowed down amid global economic crises, the country is showing stronger performance than the majority of others in the world and continuing to be an attractive destination for foreign manufacturers, according to insiders.

Gamuda Land acquires $315 million project in Ho Chi Minh City (24/07/2023)
Gamuda Land, a property arm of Malaysian Gamuda Bhd, is continuing to expand its portfolio in Vietnam by acquiring a third project in Ho Chi Minh City after two acquisitions done last year.

German newspapers praise Vietnam’s development potential, investment opportunities (24/07/2023)
The German newspaper Focus has published an article about the development of Asia, in which it highly evaluated Vietnam’s potential.

HCM City to hosts Korea-VN expo (24/07/2023)
Startups and universities from the Republic of Korea will participate in MEGA US EXPO 2023, a Korea-Việt Nam multi-sector exhibition to take place in HCM City on August 30-31.

Foreign investors flock to Vietnam’s real estate market (21/07/2023)
Vietnam’s real estate sector has emerged as a highly desirable destination for international investors, ranking second only to the manufacturing and processing industry, with over 1,100 projects amounting to $66.4 billion of foreign investment.

Japan supports Vietnam to enhance laboratory capacity for agricultural, fisheries product testing (21/07/2023)
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on July 20 held a ceremony to hand over equipment and officially open a new laboratory at the Reference Testing and Agrifood Quality Consultancy (RETAQ) Centre.

JETP - key benefit for Vietnam to attract greener FDI: HSBC (21/07/2023)
A key benefit for Vietnam in a Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) is to attract greener foreign direct investment (FDI) and to become a champion in clean energy, according to an HSBC expert.

Vietnam has great potential to attract high-quality US investment: official (21/07/2023)
Politburo member, Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Tran Tuan Anh emphasised the huge potential for Vietnam to lure abundant, high-quality investment from the US at his reception for US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in Hanoi on July 20.

Vietnam emerges as a prime destination for HP's PC production diversification (20/07/2023)
HP is collaborating with suppliers to shift laptop manufacturing operations to Thailand, Mexico, and Vietnam, signalling Vietnam’s rising prominence as an attractive investment hub for computer manufacturers diversifying beyond China, according to Nikkei Asia.

Policy breakthrough needed to better attract investment to pharma sector: expert (20/07/2023)
The lack of a breakthrough in vision and infeasible legal policies, worsened by complicated administrative procedures in pharmacy sector, are among limitations that make Vietnam less attractive to foreign investors, said Duong Thi Mai Hoa, managing partner at Hanoi-based Indusviet Legal LLC.

Vietnam emerges as attractive market for distributed solar energy developers (20/07/2023)
Against the increasing demand for rooftop solar installations in the FDI manufacturing sector in Vietnam, led by the electronics/semiconductor and textile sectors, Vietnam is considered an attractive market for foreign investors in developing distributed solar energy.

Vietnam property sector-related risks receding: Fitch Ratings (20/07/2023)
The risks from the struggling property sector have receded, but falling foreign exchange reserves might expose Vietnam to external shocks, Fitch Ratings has said.

Lenders play the foreign equity game (19/07/2023)
Vietnam’s banking sector, both traditional and digital, continues to draw significant foreign investment, signalling international confidence in the market’s growth potential.

Solutions to unblock bottlenecks in logistics (19/07/2023)
The Southeast region plays a vital role and holds a significant position in the national economy, contributing more than 30 percent to the GDP and approximately 45 percent to the national budget.

Thai food groups set sights on fresh gains (19/07/2023)
Dozens of small- and medium-sized Thai groups are looking for partners to spread their operations in terms of agriculture and food in Vietnam.

Vietnam’s firms build national IT brand, boost outward investment (19/07/2023)
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has promised to help domestic IT firms promote a national IT brand, facilitating their outward investments.

EuroCham proposes all EU members be in Việt Nam’s visa exemption list (18/07/2023)
EuroCham Việt Nam has submitted a letter to Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính, proposing the expansion of Việt Nam’s visitor visa exemption list to encompass all 27 EU member countries.

Real estate attracts 1,100 FDI projects (18/07/2023)
Vietnam has attracted 1,100 FDI projects in real estate to date with total investment of $66.4 billion, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) at the Ministry of Planning and Investment.