Vietnam emerges as top alternative for global supply chain shift

Vietnam emerges as top alternative for global supply chain shift

The number of US-based companies seeing Vietnam as a top sourcing market has doubled over the past four years due to the global relocation trend from China.
US companies running short on materials during COVID-19 outbreak

US companies running short on materials during COVID-19 outbreak

The biggest challenges for US companies are securing alternative materials/goods supplies, along with inventory management, according to AmCham Hanoi.
Clean water project to ease thirst of Hanoi residents in October

Clean water project to ease thirst of Hanoi residents in October

The Duong River surface water treatment plant project is expected to be put into operation in October 2018.
Metro ‘s economic development goal

Metro ‘s economic development goal

Metro Cash & Carry Vietnam managing director Philippe Bacac describes how the firm has spent a decade serving professional customers with the finest produce via developing quality supply chains and helping local producers and suppliers reach world-class quality standards.
SJC chief makes case for getting gold into order

SJC chief makes case for getting gold into order

Le Hung Dung, chairman of Saigon Jewelry Ltd Co (SJC), predicted an immediate decline in gold prices when the State Bank on February 26 signed an exclusive gold bar processing contract with SJC.  
Serviced apartments expect tougher competition

Serviced apartments expect tougher competition

Competition on rents and services between serviced apartments and buy to let apartments continues to ratchet up pressure on the rentals market.
Troubled access to global supply chain

Troubled access to global supply chain

Vietnamese firms are facing difficulties joining the global supply chain.
Southern hub firms urged to act now

Southern hub firms urged to act now

Tenants are encouraged to quickly move for Grade A offices in Ho Chi Minh City’s central business district (CBD) to capitalise on a tenant’s market.
Office tenants go for gold

Office tenants go for gold

We’ve highlighted the window of opportunity is open in 2012 so let’s try to see when it will close.
Metro Cash & Carry’s high-flying strategy for Vietnamese market

Metro Cash & Carry’s high-flying strategy for Vietnamese market

Metro Cash & Carry’s unique wholesale business-to-business model has set out a high-flying business strategy for the Vietnamese market, targeting to have 30-35 stores across the country during the next three to five years.
Power outlook set to brighten up

Power outlook set to brighten up

‘The movements on the Hai Duong and Mong Duong 2 projects are really positive at this time’
Property moves with the times

Property moves with the times

It’s proving to be a tough year for the property sector. With the government tightening monetary policies and squeezing credit lines for property trading, not to mention a jump in the interest rates of property credit to more than 20 per cent per year, can listed realty companies really hit their targets this year? Nguyen Minh Hanh, an analyst with PetroVietnam Securities Incorporated, shares her views with VIR.
CBRE released quarterly property report

CBRE released quarterly property report

The first quarter of 2011 saw the government shift focus from a growth centred policy to an inflationary control policy. Real estate consultancy CB Richard Ellis Vietnam yesterday released its quarterly report on the changing of different segments of the market.
What keeps apartment developers awake at night?

What keeps apartment developers awake at night?

With a flood of apartments coming online in 2011, the Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City markets are expected to experience fierce competition between apartment developers in 2011. Thanh Thuy looks into the matter.
Savills reflects on 2010

Savills reflects on 2010

The Vietnam’s real estate market closed last year with a solid performance across most property asset classes, according to real estate consultants Savills Vietnam.