Range of sectors to feel impact of new transactions

Range of sectors to feel impact of new transactions

Since the Law on Competition 2018 took effect two years ago, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has received 125 dossiers about economic concentration notifications, compared to the average 4-5 of these notifications annually from 2013 to 2017, according to the latest report by the Vietnam Competition and Consumer Authority.
Unlocking Vietnam as a promising auto market

Unlocking Vietnam as a promising auto market

The competition in the Vietnamese automobile market is increasingly fierce, being fuelled by various bilateral and multilateral trade agreements such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership..
Possible merger raises concerns

Possible merger raises concerns

Initiated in early 2020 in the burgeoning ride-hailing market across Southeast Asia, the two giants Grab and Gojek have accelerated merger talks over the past few months as SoftBank and other investors have been showing their determination to back up the deal.
Aviation traditions crumble as airlines take on new restructuring approaches

Aviation traditions crumble as airlines take on new restructuring approaches

It is undeniable that the aviation industry has contributed greatly to the development of the global economy, accounting for roughly 3.6 per cent of total global GDP. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the aviation industry across the globe has suffered unprecedented damage. International flights are disrupted and domestic flights have decreased, putting many airlines at risk of bankruptcy.
Sky-high livestock prices may breach competition law

Sky-high livestock prices may breach competition law

Although many livestock companies could face an inspection to ensure they follow through on commitments to cut their prices, the market outlook still looks dreary in spite of the government’s call to stabilise the selling cost of live pigs.