This is the first time the Vietnamese telecom brand ranked in the list.
Therefore, brand valuation of Viettel increased by 35.8 percent, equal to over US$ 1 billion in comparison to last year.
Telecommunications, technology, automobile, oil and gas ... with great brand names like Amazon, Apple, Google, Samsung, Mercedes-Benz, Shell, Telstra, etc were ranked in top 500 most valuable brands.
Eight among 500 ASEAN enterprises operating in the fields of telecommunications, oil & gas, banking, etc were in the list.
Brand valuation is understood as the economic benefits of enterprises.
Earlier, Brand Finance announced top 50 most valuable brands in Vietnam in 2018; and Viettel continued being ranked the first with its valuation of US$ 3,178 billion, an increase of 23.7 percent over 2017.