Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (R) and Chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries (KDI) Huh Chang-soo (Photo: VNA)

RoK firms interested in doing business in HCM City: official

A line-up of businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) hope to land investment in Ho Chi Minh City, especially in the sectors of high technology and IT, said Chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries (KDI) Huh Chang-soo on September 13.

Vietnamese firms meet with the Association of Importers and Exporters of Mexico (ANIERM). (Photo: VNA)

Vietnamese firms look to establish foothold in Mexican market

Fifteen Vietnamese companies operating in furniture, fine art, agricultural processing, coffee, rubber, and building materials visited Mexico from September 4-6 to seek opportunities in penetrating the market.
To ensure efficient divestment, PetroVietnam is working on a number of plans, including consolidating the two companies. (Photo:

Merger of two biggest fertiliser firms considered

PetroVietnam is laying out plans to divest capital from the two biggest Vietnamese fertiliser companies – PetroVietnam Fertiliser & Chemicals Corp (DPM) and PetroVietnam Ca Mau Fertiliser Joint Stock Company (DCM) – to submit to authorities for consideration.

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Japanese beauty brands secure foothold in Vietnam

Japanese personal care firms Takara Belmont, Menard, and Shiseido have found ways to get their parts in the Vietnamese cosmetics market, whose value is expected to hit $2.35 billion this year, according to the Dau Tu (Investment) newspaper.

The HCM Stock Exchange dominates the 50-best-listed-firm list with 47 companies including Saigon Securities, Vinamilk and FPT Corporation. (Photo: kinhtedothi.v)

Forbes Vietnam announces top 50 firms

Forbes Vietnam has announced Vietnam’s 50 top listed companies for 2018, which account for 70.8 percent of total market capitalisation on the HCM and Hanoi stock exchanges.