About HKTDC | Media Room | Contact HKTDC | Wish List Wish List () | My HKTDC |
繁體 简体


Vietnam Utilises Preferential Zones as a Means of Offsetting Investment Costs

27 March 2017

Vietnam has introduced a number of incentives like tax holiday to encourage investment within its industrial zones. But its administration may still lack experience when it comes to handling the compl...Read More


VIETNAM: Government Urges Social Media Advertising Boycott in Bid to Purge Dissident Content

23 March 2017

The government has called for a boycott of social media advertisement until such platforms are free of any or all anti-government content. Already several multinational companies with operations in Vi...Read More


Vietnam’s Supply-chain Opportunities Spurred by Foreign Investment

23 March 2017

Vietnam has number of favourable attributes, including a youthful labour force and relatively low production costs. FDI in Vietnam is not just geared towards the production of labour-intensive goods, ...Read More


BRI-Backed Rail Link Set to Unleash the Economic Potential of Laos

20 March 2017

With work now under way on the China-Laos Railway Project, hopes are high that it will form a key element of the Belt and Road Initiative, transforming Laos' infrastructure and delivering rapid and af...Read More


Overseas Businesses Seek Vietnam Distributors as Market Appeal Soars

17 March 2017

Buoyed by both a surge in the size and affluence of the country's high-spending middle class and a number of lucrative government incentives and concessions, Vietnam has become a key target for many e...Read More


Vietnam’s Emerging Merchandise and Services Trade Opportunities

16 March 2017

The remarkable performance of Vietnam’s economy has interested investors looking for new opportunities in Asia, given its labour, production cost and tax advantages. A substantial portion of the inves...Read More


VIETNAM: 40 FDI Projects Lose Licence Over Excessive Delays and Lack of Progress

10 March 2017

The investment permits for 40 FDI Projects have been cancelled. All of the projects were based in the southern Dong Nai province, not far from Ho Chi Minh City, and all had either been abandoned or su...Read More


VIETNAM: 20% Cap on Lending Rates Set to be Abolished

6 March 2017

The 20% cap on lending rates for banks and other credit agencies in Vietnam is to be abolished as of 15 March. In line with a directive from the country’s central bank, lenders will now be free to agr...Read More


Vietnam: Consumer Goods Imported into HCMC Will be Subject to Customs Reference Values

14 Feb 2017

Certain consumer goods imported into Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), the country’s commercial hub, will now be subject to reference prices set by the customs department....Read More


Imported Chinese Tools Dominate at First Vietnamese Hardware Expo

6 Feb 2017

With local consumers clearly familiar with Chinese brands, mainland manufacturers were out in force for the first Vietnam Hardware and Hand Tools Expo, with many optimistic that a rally in the energy ...Read More


VIETNAM: Boost for Support Industries Aims for 65% Reliance on Local Suppliers by 2025

3 Feb 2017

A VND890 billion (US$39.7 million) fund, dedicated to the research and development, technology transfer and production testing of components and materials, is foremost among six new initiatives introd...Read More


VIETNAM: Ho Chi Minh City Government Reveals 40-strong Privatisation List

24 Jan 2017

Some 40 of the businesses currently owned and operated by the local government in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) are to be privatised by 2020....Read More


VIETNAM: Expat Workers Obliged to Register Online with Local Police from 15 February

16 Jan 2017

Expatriate workers in Vietnam in possession of a Temporary Resident Card (TRC) will now have to additionally register online with the immigration management department of the appropriate local police ...Read More


Vietnam's Electronic Exports Soar Despite Supply Chain Shortfall

23 Dec 2016

On-going lack of domestic component manufacturing provides significant opportunity for Hong Kong companies....Read More


Thai Building Management Sector Boosted by New ASEAN Opportunities

22 Dec 2016

Although hampered by rising labour costs, the Thai facilities and property management sector has been bolstered by new government initiatives, growing eco-awareness and the huge opportunities opening ...Read More


Asia-Pacific Surges Ahead as World's Leading Male Grooming Market

20 Dec 2016

Although consumer preferences vary from country to country, spend on male cosmetics is up across the whole region....Read More


Vietnam: Market Profile

9 Dec 2016

Vietnam’s economy rose 5.9% year-on-year (YOY) in the first nine months of 2016, easing from 6.5% recorded in the same period of 2015 amid a decline in the mining industry and slower growth in agricul...Read More


Selfie Ubiquity Prompts Rethink of Cosmetics Marketing Across SE Asia

29 Nov 2016

Skincare companies look to enlist keen members of the selfie generation as peer-group friendly brand ambassadors....Read More


VIETNAM: Two-Day Business Registration Turnaround Guaranteed in Ho Chi Minh City

17 Nov 2016

Registration of any new business in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) will now take just two days. Any application that does not receive a response within this two-day timeframe will be considered as approved a...Read More


ASEAN Low Credit Card Use Drives Race to Win Online Payment Battle

15 Nov 2016

With credit cards a rarity, online-payment companies are desperate to build market share across Southeast Asia....Read More

Page Of 6
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 Next