(SGI) - The current ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has been relentless in damaging the whole economy, which is getting weaker and weaker as social distancing regulations continue to be implemented for longer and longer periods, and across almost all provinces and cities of the country.
Vietnam is in talks with the United States on domestic production of mRNA vaccines, its foreign ministry said on Thursday, as the country looks to boost supplies amid its worst coronavirus outbreak yet.
(Saigon Investment) - The 2020 Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Vietnam was contained at 3.23%, but which will be difficult to maintain at a target of 4% in 2021. The reasons behind this lies in many complicating factors that can push the CPI up rather suddenly and unexpectedly.
(Saigon Investment) - Ho Chi Minh City is the most dynamically vibrant economic hub of the country, with the maximum number of lucratively active enterprises, which all contribute the largest share towards the state budget.
(Saigon Investment) - To prevent the pandemic as well as recover the economic activities, Vietjet offers passengers to make their own safe flight plans with 3 golden days of promotion from May 5th to 7th, 2021 with hundreds of thousands of tickets priced from just VND0 (*).
(Saigon Investment) - The prospect of restarting summer tourism this year, and once again reviving the flagging tourism industry, has largely been based on the immense efforts to have successfully contained the coronavirus in Vietnam. Now many airlines and railways are getting ready to launch exciting summer packages to once again welcome a flow of travellers.
(Saigon Investment) - The Southern Economic Region includes eight localities of Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc, Dong Nai, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Long An, Tien Giang and Tay Ninh. This region currently contributes upto 45% towards GDP of the country, of which Ho Chi Minh City contributes 51% towards the GDP of the Southern Economic Region.
(Saigon Investment) - With the opening of a series of direct routes from all over the country to Phu Quoc, Vietjet and Vinpearl offer customers a special promotion program of flights and hotels with exclusive price from 2,340,000 VND per customer.
(Saigon Investment) - The United States Trade Representative (USTR) office has blacklisted Vietnam's well-known markets in its 2020 review, for reasons of counterfeiting goods. Dong Xuan Market in Hanoi and Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City have been named on the USTR blacklist.
(Saigon Investment) - The prevention policy in Vietnam for the Covid-19 pandemic has been highly effective, and as a result of it, there has been very positive economic growth. Despite the global economic slump caused by the pandemic, Vietnam's retail market jumped in size. Vietnam can boast of being one of the sixteen most successful emerging economies in the world in 2020. The reason behind this was that many well known international retail brands decided to invest in Vietnam.
Vietnam’s startup Bamboo Airways said on Friday it aimed to list its shares on a local stock exchange in the third quarter and raise its domestic market share to 30% by the end of this year from 20% currently.
(Saigon Investment) - Private offerings and transaction of corporate bonds in the domestic market, along with offering of corporate bonds to the international market will soon be regulated under Decree 153/2020/ND-CP. This follows a cooling off in the last four months of 2020 due to the impact of tightened issuance conditions under the earlier Decree 81/2020/ND-CP.