Fed rate hikes challenge Vietnam’s FDI attraction drive

Fed rate hikes challenge Vietnam’s FDI attraction drive

Executive Talk - Wed, September 28, 2022 | 3:05 pm GTM+7

International institutions have lowered their global 2023 growth forecasts following the Fed’s interest rate hikes. Experts fear that investment flows worldwide would leave emerging markets for developed countries. The Investor talks with Professor Nguyen Mai, chairman of the Vietnam Association of Foreign-Invested Enterprises (VAFIE), about possible impacts on Vietnam.

Companies upbeat over 'new normal' business climate: EuroCham chairman

Companies upbeat over 'new normal' business climate: EuroCham chairman

Foreign confidence in Vietnam's investment climate is showing an upward trend as business leaders predict an even more positive outlook, says Alain Cany, chairman of EuroCham Vietnam.

Executive Talk - Fri, June 24, 2022 | 3:33 pm GTM+7

Halana to leverage domestic B2B industrial e-commerce success for regional expansion

Halana to leverage domestic B2B industrial e-commerce success for regional expansion

Vietnam's B2B industrial e-commerce segment has the highest growth rate in Southeast Asia. The Investor talks with Ho Phi An, founder and CEO of Halana.vn, about the driving force behind this growth and his company's journey to conquer the domestic market and venture abroad.

Executive Talk - Mon, June 13, 2022 | 1:53 pm GTM+7

50-70 year apartment ownership certificates 'good for the market'

50-70 year apartment ownership certificates 'good for the market'

The Ministry of Construction’s proposal on granting apartment owners 50-70 year ownership certificates, instead of the current permanent ownership, has stirred public controversy. The Investor talks with David Jackson, CEO of Colliers Vietnam, about the issue.

Companies - Sat, June 11, 2022 | 7:00 am GTM+7

Vietnam energy market presents 'pioneering opportunities'

Vietnam energy market presents 'pioneering opportunities'

While the energy market is much more consolidated in the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand, companies in Vietnam have the chance to innovate and be the first players in many segments, says Sebastien Prioux, CEO of GreenYellow Vietnam.

Companies - Fri, June 10, 2022 | 8:41 am GTM+7

Hyundai Motor upbeat on Vietnam market prospects

Hyundai Motor upbeat on Vietnam market prospects

Vietnam is a key automobile market in Southeast Asia with good growth prospects, and that has driven Hyundai Motor's expansion in the country, says Youngtack Lee, President of Hyundai Motor Asia Pacific.

Executive Talk - Fri, June 3, 2022 | 9:45 am GTM+7

Digitization, data scale-up, talent development key to Techcombank’s transformation

Digitization, data scale-up, talent development key to Techcombank’s transformation

As the recovery of the Vietnamese economy gathers pace in 2022, Techcombank’s investments in its digital platform, data analytics and talent development have laid a strong foundation to capitalize on growing demand for banking services, says Jens Lottner, CEO of Techcombank.

Executive Talk - Sun, May 22, 2022 | 9:52 am GTM+7

Go global to scale up growth: CMC CEO

Go global to scale up growth: CMC CEO

CMC Corporation has positioned itself as a global technology company for many years, with its “Go Global” strategic direction. The Investor talks with CEO Ho Thanh Tung about the Vietnamese firm's progress in pursuing that ambition.

Executive Talk - Wed, May 18, 2022 | 6:45 am GTM+7

Bright prospect for venture capital influx into Vietnam startups

Bright prospect for venture capital influx into Vietnam startups

Venture capital in Vietnam hit a record high of $1.4 billion in 2021, shrugging off a pandemic-induced slowdown. Le Hoang Uyen Vy, co-founder and General Partner of Do Ventures, tells The Investor that investors will be interested in sectors that assist people in adapting to the post-Covid normalization.

Executive Talk - Wed, May 11, 2022 | 6:44 am GTM+7

Vietnam's fledgling cold storage market entices investors: Cushman & Wakefield

Vietnam's fledgling cold storage market entices investors: Cushman & Wakefield

Cold storage in Vietnam has been an attractive investment channel over the past few years, with many companies looking for opportunities to enter this market. The Investor talks with Trang Bui, General Manager of Cushman & Wakefield, about the landscape of this field.

Executive Talk - Sun, May 8, 2022 | 3:57 pm GTM+7

Southern realty market to regain rapid recovery momentum: DKRA

Southern realty market to regain rapid recovery momentum: DKRA

The real estate market in southern Vietnam will regain momentum rapidly this year, says Vo Hong Thang, R&D deputy director of property services provider DKRA Vietnam.

Real Estate - Fri, May 6, 2022 | 11:40 pm GTM+7

Real estate M&A market 'exciting' amid pandemic normalization

Real estate M&A market 'exciting' amid pandemic normalization

Cen Group is one of Vietnam's top real estate brokers, with the prominent role of Vice Chairman Pham Thanh Hung. The Investor talks with Hung about the opportunities in the Vietnamese property market and Cen Group's prospects.

Executive Talk - Wed, May 4, 2022 | 3:10 pm GTM+7

Australian firm bets big on Vietnam gambling market

Australian firm bets big on Vietnam gambling market

The Ministry of Finance is compiling a new decree on international horse racing, dog racing and football betting services. The Investor talks with Michael Efron, Chairman and Director of Vietnam Sports Player Pty Ltd about his policy recommendations and the road his company has undertaken in its endeavor to obtain a betting business license in this field.

Executive Talk - Wed, May 4, 2022 | 11:59 am GTM+7