Each week we summarize the most recent, developing, and important Vietnam news into one easy to read digest. Here are the top recent Vietnam news summaries.
Vietnam News in Brief: Weekly Roundup April 7
Mixed GDP growth forecasts, a new trade agreement with Israel, and new startup funding in this week’s Vietnam news roundup.
Vietnam News in Brief: Weekly Roundup March 31
GDP growth down, foreign ownership in banking possibly up, and Dutch investments in Vietnamese wood and rooftop solar, in this week’s Vietnam News in Brief.
Vietnam News in Brief: Weekly Roundup March 24
A big real estate buy, an airport delayed, and 52 US business leaders on a trade mission–Here’s this week’s Vietnam News in Brief
Vietnam News in Brief: Weekly Roundup March 17
Interest rate cuts, a World Bank GDP growth forecast, and February customs data lead the Vietnam News in Brief this week.
Vietnam News in Brief: Weekly Roundup March 10
There’s a new app for recruiting seasonal workers, LNG may be on its way, and China’s Sunny Optical is eyeing a US$2.5 billion investment in Vietnam. Here’s this week’s Vietnam news in brief.
Vietnam News in Brief: Weekly Roundup March 3
Manufacturing has bounced back, the Germans are coming to build a recycling plant, and Skoda will be on the streets of Vietnam in May. Here’s this week’s Vietnam News in Brief.
Vietnam News in Brief: Week Ending February 24
Retail is booming, real estate is struggling, and investment is on the up and up. Here’s what happened in Vietnam this week.
Taxes for Foreign E-commerce Firms Earning an Income in Vietnam
Foreign e-commerce firms selling goods or services in Vietnam are now required to pay foreign contractor tax. Here’s what foreign firms should know about this latest development.
Australian PM in Hanoi to Talk Trade, Green Energy Transition
With the Australian Prime Minister in Hanoi to talk trade over the weekend, we thought we’d take a quick look at how trade between these two countries is developing.
Revised Petroleum Law Offers Improved Extraction Incentives
In the wake of rising energy prices, Vietnam has revised its Law on Petroleum to simplify resource extraction in the burgeoning Southeast Asian nation. Here’s an overview for foreign firms looking to invest in the sector.
Explained: Netflix’s Rocky Vietnam Market Entry
Netflix has run into a number of legal and regulatory challenges entering the Vietnam market. Here’s an overview and what other firms can learn from the streaming giant’s experience.
Renminbi Rising: What Foreign Firms in Vietnam Should Know
The Chinese Yuan is becoming more and more popular in international transactions as the United States dollar appreciates. Here’s what this looks like in ASEAN and Vietnam.
Northern Vietnam Industrial Parks: Benefits and Challenges
In this article the Vietnam-Briefing explores what to expect when establishing a manufacturing plant or factory in one of northern Vietnam’s industrial parks.
Microinsurance in Vietnam: An Industry Overview
Microinsurance is gaining significant traction in Vietnam. Despite low product value, the potential is lucrative across a mass customer base.
Brazil President, Vietnam PM Talk Trade on G7 Sidelines
The leaders of Vietnam and Brazil have discussed trade on the sidelines of the G7. Here’s what trade looks like between these two nations at the start of 2023.
Managing Labor Shortages in Hai Duong: Insights for Foreign Firms
Foreign firms in Hai Duong are reporting labor shortages. Here’s how foreign firms can make hiring easier and lower attrition rates at the same time.
Vietnam’s Imports-Exports Down 8.5% in April
Vietnam Customs has released its import-export data for April 2023. Here’s what it says.