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Another forecast puts Vietnam in the number one position in terms of potential growth for 2020 and 2021 among ASEAN+3 region, despite complicated developments of Covid-19 In the middle of the country.
Despite the Covid-19, the volume of goods passing through our ports in the first 7 months of 2020 is still on the growth. Specifically, the aggregated volume of goods transporting via our seaports reached 379.5 million tons. In which, the number of containers passing recorded at 11.8 Teus, grew 6% and 8% respectively compared to the same period for 2019. (VNF)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade is proposing to allow Foreign Investors to participate further into the petroleum industry, specifically in retail.
According to a report in Zero Hedge, not only does it involve China, but it emerges from a city that has become synonymous for all that is scandalous about China: Wuhan.
Local governments and police in both Hebei and Shanxi provinces were forced to intervene after rumours concerning Baoding Bank and Yangquan Commercial Bank
Credit absorption of the market is very weak. 6 months into 2020, the credit growth was merely 2.45%, compared to 7.33% aforementioned period last year. The market is not really keen on credit even though the interest has been cut down, due to the shortfall of business activities. – (VNF)
Alibaba’s stock price shoots up, brought the market capitalization of the Chinese e-commerce mammoth top the global social network Facebook. However, experts were giving out warnings about the Chinese market.
According to Deloitte, convenience store is a “home game” for domestic firms at the moment, in which Saigon Co.op and Bach Hoa Xanh have taken the major shares.
The largest container packaging company by capacity in Thailand – BG Container Glass (BGC) - is pushing a deal to buy two Vietnamese Solar farms for over 1 billion baht. The firm is actively looking to expand its renewable energy division and Vietnam seems like an attractive opportunity.
The market is recovering leading by major tech giants, after Apple's new peak price, all other big tech firms are enjoying the green in their stocks and Tesla stock is on the verge of becoming a bubble.
Dogecoin volumes spiked over the past two days amid a new TikTok trend aiming to get the meme-based cryptocurrency's price to $1.
Following the 25 years of relation normalization between Vietnam and the US, we are going through some outstanding Vietnamese bankers came back from the US - (VNF)
There is a strong school of opinions in the recent Tesla stock price, about the validity of its valuation in the market. No fundamental analysis seems to be able to justify the stock price of the tech giant. Therefore, it brings up a valid question – are we seeing the forming of a new bubble?
Billionaire Warren Buffett bought his first Apple share in 2016, and currently holding $91b in the tech conglomerate. This converted into 43% of the total asset of his Berkshire Hathaway investment portfolio - (VNF)
Vietnam- America relation has remarked countless memorable events over the last 25 years. However, now looking back, there are a few moments are truly stood out that have strengthened the rapport between the two countries. These are honored as historical events.
Thousands of listed firms in Vietnam are heavily leveraged. But under expert's scrutinizes, this is not a pressing problem.
Covid-19 certainly slowed down the Vietnamese economy growth. However, by the end of the day, the little South East Asia country still came out on top by being one of the few positive-growth countries in the first half of 2020.
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