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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.
A sourcing fair to link Vietnamese supporting industries with FDI and other manufacturing firms held recently by the HCM City Department of Industry and Trade (Photo: VNA)

HCM City boosts development of supporting industry

Ho Chi Minh City is enacting policies to aid businesses in the supporting industry by encouraging investment, networking between firms and banks, and creating special zones.
An overview of the seminar on commercial arbitration (Source: VNA)

FDI firms prefer commercial dispute arbitration

As many as 40 percent of foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises choose to use commercial arbitration in cases of disputes, rather than going to court, said Phan Trong Dat, Deputy Secretary General of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC).

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Cuba tourism promoted in HCMC

A seminar themed ““Cuba – a destination within reach” promoting tourism in Cuba was held by the Cuban Consul General in HCM City with the participation of Vietnamese travel firms on May 9.