“Golden” streets no longer sought More than three months after social distancing, the busiest streets of Hanoi still have not regained their bubbling energy and crowds of before. Rolling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many shops in Hanoi’s Old Quarter on Hang Gai, Hang Bong, Hang Ngang, Hang Bac, Hang Ma, and Luong Van Can streets are standing bereft of customers and vital revenue. Many store keepers were forced to take off signs while others temporarily pulled down their curtains or put up the premises for lease. … [Read more...] about Curtains roll down at business hotspots as uncertainty looms
Small business struggle
Nikkei Asian Review: Samsung Electronics looks to shift production to VN Samsung Electronics will end personal computer production in China as it looks to shift production to Viet Nam to cut costs and remain competitive in the PC business, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. … [Read more...] about How do VN businesses join the global supply chain?
According to the 2019 survey conducted by the Institute for Public Opinion Surveys under the Party Central Committee's Commission for Information and Education, approximately 88 percent of consumers said that they have taken heed of the campaign while 67 percent of them affirmed to buy Vietnamese-made commodities as top priority and 52 percent of them revealed to often advise their relatives and friends to choose domestically-made goods. … [Read more...] about Supermarkets sell most Vietnamese-made commodities: Ministry
"The case against Donald Trump and Mike Pence is open and shut," said the former California attorney general as she assailed the president's "failures of leadership" on containing the deadly pandemic and an economy hobbled by measures to fight the contagion. … [Read more...] about Biden, Harris vow to ‘rebuild’ America post-Trump
The latest Việt Nam Consumer Finance Market 2018 report, issued by Global Information Inc, showed that banks accounted for 91.6 per cent of the consumer lending market in 2017 while finance companies made up for only 8.4 per cent. On the other hand, we also have to compete with existing finance companies and the increasing number of new entries into the market. As such, we will strive to gain a competitive advantage with our differentiated product portfolio and customer-oriented services. … [Read more...] about A bright future for Việt Nam’s consumer finance market