In an apparent chicken and egg situation, many Vietnamese producers have reportedly postponed the premiere of their summer movies, as they do not want their pictures to hit almost-empty cinema halls only to bring in meager revenues. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese cinemas remain empty as industry awaits post-pandemic rebound
Releasing domestic rabbits into wild
Saebel: Local tourism can certainly offer a certain supply of customers; however, with the massive hotel expansion which we have experienced over the last few years, it is impossible to fill rooms in a profitable way. We certainly see reluctance in F&B sectors, with once crowded restaurants currently sparsely occupied. During times of emergency, people tend to lean toward frugality and the luxury of a hotel stay becomes an unnecessary expense. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
In the list of 154 models subject to registration fee adjustment under Decision No.452/QD-BTC effective from April 3 on adjusting registration fees for automobiles and motorbikes, registration fees for passenger cars or cars with less than nine seats were 12 per cent in eight provinces and cities (Hanoi, Quang Ninh, Haiphong, Lao Cai, Cao Bang, Lang Son, Son La, and Can Tho), while it is 11 per cent in Ha Tinh and 10 per cent in Ho Chi Minh City, Danang, and other cities. The charge is now 7.2 per cent for a pickup truck in the first group of cities/provinces, 6.6 per cent in Ha Tinh, and 6 per cent in other cities. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 30
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Conglomerate Vingroup JSC plans to earn 145 trillion VND (6.2 billion USD) in revenue this year, up 12 percent year-on-year. The information was released during the group’s annual general meeting of shareholders (AGMs) held on May 28 in Hanoi. Post-tax profit is expected to decrease 35 percent to reach 5 trillion VND. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vingroup Chairman of the Board of Directors Pham Nhat Vuong said its tourism arm Vinpearl was most ravaged by the disease. “However, the group still seeks solutions to stimulate domestic demand for tourism, especially inbound because we could not offer services for foreign clients during the pandemic,” he said. “According to statistics, Vietnam greets 80 million domestic visitors and 18 million foreign visitors each year,” Vuong said. The Vingroup chairman said if the disease was controlled and people could not travel abroad, domestic tourism would be … [Read more...] about Vingroup forecast revenue up 12 percent
Vietnam Report’s survey results are announced on two lists: The top 500 companies that have biggest revenue and The top 500 Vietnamese private owned companies that have biggest revenue. To be included in the first list, state owned, foreign invested and private owned companies must have revenue from VND1.2 trillion (USD60 million) up. To enter the second list, private companies must have revenue upwards of VND 500 billion (USD25 million). … [Read more...] about State enterprises dominate Vietnam’s top 500 list