Gojek Vietnam leveraging tech to remove life’s frictions

Gojek Vietnam leveraging tech to remove life’s frictions

Mobile on-demand platform Gojek has been growing from strength to strength since its inception in Vietnam in 2018, proving its strong position as a growth partner for drivers and merchants.
Low input material price to support profit margins of plastic businesses

Low input material price to support profit margins of plastic businesses

Vietnam is currently heavily dependent on the import of PVC resins - input materials in the construction plastic production chain. In the second half of this year and 2023, Vietcombank Securities Co (VCBS) forecasts that a low PVC price will support profit margins of businesses.
MoIT drafts mechanism to adjust average retail power price

MoIT drafts mechanism to adjust average retail power price

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is drafting a Prime Minister's Decision on the mechanism for adjusting the average retail electricity price.
Carrying the torch in Vietnam’s media

Carrying the torch in Vietnam’s media

Over the decades, Vietnam Investment Review has provided a platform for players in economics, investment, business, property, finance, technology, and more. But it also offers up a space for diplomacy, and over the years many embassy leaders and other dignitaries from overseas have provided warm words for Vietnam. Here, representatives explain what VIR means to them and offer their view on how the country is evolving.
Lending a hand to progress for the business community

Lending a hand to progress for the business community

Vietnam Investment Review has been growing from strength to strength thanks to its continuous renovation with assorted activities highly appreciated by the business community.
Ideas for curbing abusive related-party transactions

Ideas for curbing abusive related-party transactions

A related-party transaction occurs when a deal is entered into by at least two parties, where one has control or significant influence over the other or where the parties come under the same controlling owner.
Building on a rich history

Building on a rich history

In the three decades since its first issue was published on September 27, 1991, VIR publications have strongly overcome difficulties caused by competition from assorted multimedia agencies and online newspapers.
Bright prospects for agri-seafood exports at year-end

Bright prospects for agri-seafood exports at year-end

Surging consumption in US and EU markets by the year-end and China’s loosened policy on importing commodities are expected to underpin Vietnam’s export acceleration in the forthcoming months.
Deputy PM talks with US business community

Deputy PM talks with US business community

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh on September 22 met representatives from the US Chamber of Commerce, the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) and US firms operating in many different areas in New York.
Pressing issues trouble Hoa Phat Group

Pressing issues trouble Hoa Phat Group

The continuous decline of steel prices, along with the sharp increase in financial expenses under exchange rate pressure, is reducing the profit margins of HPG.
Agricultural sector pushes green growth in 2021-30 action plan

Agricultural sector pushes green growth in 2021-30 action plan

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has recently approved an action plan for implementing the goals, tasks and solutions of the National Strategy on Green Growth for the period of 2021-30, and vision to 2050.
F&B mainstays taking digital direction

F&B mainstays taking digital direction

Vietnam’s food and beverage sector is increasing cooperation with cashless payment solution providers to offer better customer service and accelerate such payments across the country.
Volatility forces balancing act for Vietnam’s petrol market

Volatility forces balancing act for Vietnam’s petrol market

Amid the continuously fluctuating prices for oil and gasoline, Vietnam is injecting millions of US dollars into the import of these commodities while inadequacies in the domestic market have not yet been resolved.
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