Vietnam Morning News For February 16

Vietnam Morning News For February 16

Vietnam morning newsVietnamese mobile carrier enters Myanmar in foreign drive
Viettel Group, the largest mobile network operator in Vietnam, said it will launch its services in Myanmar next month. Myanmar will be Viettel’s 10th foreign market, following the launch of operations in countries including Cambodia, Laos and Mozambique.
— Nikkei Asian Review

VN enjoys bright prospects for e-logistics development
As one of the fastest growing e-commerce countries in the world, Viet Nam is considered a high-potential market for e-logistics, analysts have said.
— Bizhub

Aviation sector opens new opportunities for investment
Viet Nam needs more airlines, besides the four current ones, to meet the increasing demand in the aviation market.
— Viet Nam News

Foreign firms dominate VN’s fast-growing animal feed industry
THE ANIMAL feed industry of Vietnam , despite being among the world’s fastest-growing by scale and output, is dominated by foreign firms while local producers are struggling to compete.
— The Nation

Banks recruit thousands of employees in 2017
Together with high profits of trillions of VND at the end of 2017, domestic commercial banks reportedly hired thousands of employees to boost their performances and seize new opportunities.
— VietnamPlus

Consumer credit booms in Vietnam
The Vietnamese consumer finance market at VND646 trillion, or $28 billion in 2016, was equal to 10 percent of GDP.
— VietNamNet Bridge

Seeking opportunity amid rapid growth in Vietnam
A DISCUSSION of one of the most interesting countries in Asean in terms of investment and economic growth would have to include Vietnam. Vietnam is not just a star on its flag, but also in terms of economy and investment.
— The Nation

HCM City: Hi-tech methods boost farm produce value
The production value per hectare of land in Ho Chi Minh City reached 450 million VND (19,736 USD) last year, an increase of 10.9 percent compared to 2016, largely due to hi-tech methods, according to the city’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
— VietnamPlus

M&M unit to design cars for Vietnam
Pininfarina, the Italian car designing company of the Mahindra Group, has bagged a contract from Vietnamese carmaker VinFast Trading and Production Ltd.
— The Hindu

Thaco opens plant to manufacture agricultural machinery
Tru?ng H?i Automobile Company (Thaco) has inaugurated an agricultural machinery manufacturing plant in the Chu Lai-Tru?ng H?i Industrial Complex in the central province of Qu?ng Nam.
— Viet Nam News

Trump speaks with Vietnamese president on bilateral ties
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday spoke with his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang over phone to reaffirm their commitment to strengthening bilateral relations.
— Xinhua

Long-awiated CPTPP presents opportunities and pitfalls
With the eagerly anticipated conclusion of talks on the Comprehensive Partnership and Trans-Pacific Partnership’s (CPTPP) in late January, Viet Nam embarked on a still more difficult path.
— Bizhub

Vietnam vows to attract 15 million foreign travelers in 2018
While large travel firms are optimistic about the government plan to attract 15 million foreign travelers in 2018 and obtain total revenue of VND620 trillion, some analysts doubt the feasibility.
— VietNamNet Bridge


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