HCM City to build Centre for Innovative Startup The HCM City Department of Science and Technology announced the approval of the municipal People’s Committee for the selection programme of an architecture design for the HCM City Centre for Innovative Startup. … [Read more...] about 2019: prosperous year for Vietnam’s e-commerce, fintech firms
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In 2019, Vietnam recorded a GDP growth rate of 7.02percent despite growing strategic competition in the region and the world. Thisis the second straight year it has fulfilled all 12 targets set by the NationalAssembly, including a record trade surplus of 9.94 billion USD, low budgetoverspending, and inflation under 3 percent. This is also the fourthconsecutive year inflation has been kept under 4 percent. Notably, Vietnamjumped 10 places in the World Economic Forum’s annual Global CompetitivenessReport, becoming the most improved nation in the rankings. … [Read more...] about Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019
2019’s consumption growth rate was positive but slow, reaching 2.1-3.9 per cent compared to 2018, equivalent to the consumer price index (CPI). Among fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), dairy products, which account for 13 per cent of total FMCG consumption, is one of the commodities with poor consumption growth. … [Read more...] about Share prices of dairy industry see slight increase in 2019
Limited land banks in downtown areas of major cities associated with restrictive legal framework on issuing development certificate for projects will narrow new launches in the luxury segment in such areas over the next couple of years, the CBRE report says. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s unsold luxury apartment inventory among lowest in ASEAN
Regulatory sandbox: the key to fintech success The Vietnamese fintech startup ecosystem is now home to more than 150 companies and brands, covering a broad range of services from digital payments and alternative finance to wealth management and blockchain. … [Read more...] about How are game studios faring in Vietnam?