Vietnam welcomes FDI in production of medical equipment: trade officer

Vietnam welcomes FDI in production of medical equipment: trade officer

Vietnam has rolled out the red carpet for foreign investors, including those from ASEAN member states, to land investment in the field of advanced medical equipment, said Counselor Nguyen Manh Hung at the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany.
Masan Group to mobilise $434.78 million through bonds

Masan Group to mobilise $434.78 million through bonds

Masan Group will issue 100 million bonds worth VND10 trillion ($434.78 million) altogether, with a maximum term of 36 months to expand its business, lending to its unit, and repay a loan.
France to set penalties on non-recycled plastic

France to set penalties on non-recycled plastic

France plans to introduce a penalty system that would increase the costs of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic, part of a pledge to use only recycled plastic nationwide by 2025, an environment ministry official said on Sunday (Aug 12).
Lazada to be inspected over customer complaints

Lazada to be inspected over customer complaints

MoIT started an inspection at Lazada after receiving complaints over the quality of goods and services.
FMCG forecasted to grow fast during Lunar New Year festivities

FMCG forecasted to grow fast during Lunar New Year festivities

Market analysis suggests that the Lunar New Year will give the traditional boost to the already fast-growing FMCG segment in Vietnam.
More consumer goods M&A deals expected in 2013

More consumer goods M&A deals expected in 2013 1

The fast growing consumer goods market in Vietnam is expected to see more mergers and acquisitions deals in 2013 as it remains attractive to international investors, economics experts say.
M&As to fuel investments

M&As to fuel investments

A research team for the annual M&A Vietnam Forum, to take place in June with VIR the organiser, puts Vietnam’s foreign-related M&A activities and prospects in 2012 under the microscope.