Vietnam keeps tabs on digital advertising

Vietnam keeps tabs on digital advertising

The Vietnamese government’s new initiative on cross-border advertisement on digital platforms like YouTube, Google, and Facebook is deemed a step up from previous legislation, particularly regarding censorship and tax obligations.
Online investment apps offering choice and clarity

Online investment apps offering choice and clarity

The stupendous surge of retail investors across the globe has prompted digitally-led investment applications and online platforms to develop, as they look to automatically optimise their passive indexed portfolios.
Risks failing to stem bond issuance

Risks failing to stem bond issuance

Bond issuance is still an attractive and prevailing proposition for Vietnamese corporations to raise funds, even for loss-making and high-risk companies.
More heat expected in e-wallet market

More heat expected in e-wallet market

Contactless trends reinforced by pandemic restrictions are creating a window of opportunity for more e-wallets and payment intermediaries to further expand in the digital ecosystem, as evidenced by recent comprehensive integration between partners.
Wide global ripples expected following G7 tax negotiation

Wide global ripples expected following G7 tax negotiation

Large multinational corporations, including those operating in Vietnam, are carefully watching developments following the landmark corporate tax agreement made by the G7, although market watchdogs are skeptical about a global minimum tax.
Consumer finance groups tap new funds

Consumer finance groups tap new funds

International expertise and solid financial support are vaulting some consumer finance companies in Vietnam ahead of their peers, and also presenting opportunities for both sides to deploy excess capital and diversify their business.
Mobile money services step into limelight for unbanked

Mobile money services step into limelight for unbanked

Vietnamese telecom behemoths are gearing up to offer seamless mobile money services to tap into the lucrative contactless payment industry in Vietnam, with major focus on non-banked and underbanked mobile subscribers in remote areas.
Retailers enduring mixed bag of results

Retailers enduring mixed bag of results

While a number of brands are fading away in the Vietnamese retail landscape, others have stepped up their game to expand their market share.
Cities the ticket for duty-free stores

Cities the ticket for duty-free stores

Vietnam’s duty-free retail is emerging as a new attractive investment channel for both local and foreign investors as they ramp up efforts to capitalise on domestic consumption and tourism.
Racing for rubber dominance

Racing for rubber dominance

When the US dollar recedes in the boom-and-bust cycle along with a global economic revival, the rubber market is slated to feel tight supply and increasing prices
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