VIETNAM’S MEDIA SECTOR ON THE UP BUT THREATENED BY POLITICAL INSTABILITY

Vietnam has been one of the boom markets globally in media and entertainment over 2006-2011, boosted by economic growth, rising disposable incomes and consumer appetite for an increasingly liberal media environment, despite the country’s communist regime.  Vietnam’s urban markets such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh are the primary growth centres.  However, political maneuvering and … [Read more…]

Branding “Kien Giang tourism”

Hoa Nguyen, ANT Consulting Kien Giang is like a small Vietnam with biodiversity and mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, seas and islands. The potential and advantages of Kien Giang tourism is widely distributed throughout the province, but most are concentrated in places that have been well known by many domestic and foreign tourists as Ha Tien, … [Read more…]

FDI in Binh Duong will exceed 2.6 billion USD

Hoa Nguyen, ANT Consulting   According to the People’s Committee of Binh Duong province, the estimation the province’s FDI this year will exceed 2.6 billion USD, much higher than a lot of goals set from the beginning of the year which is just over 1 billion USD. Moreover, many FDI enterprises operating in the area … [Read more…]

Macro-economy updates October 2012

  ƒ The fourth session of the National Assembly term XIII opened in the morning October 22. This is the last session of the year, so together with considerations on socio-economic problems, the NA also spends a large amount of time for completing law. Government admitted, of 15 targets approved by the NA for 2012, as … [Read more…]

Finance and Banking report in Q3/2012

  Total deposits   According to Hanoi Statistics Office, total deposits of Hanoi-based credit institutions in September 2012 reached 851.647 trillion VND, rising 1.09% on month and surging 3.63% from December 2011.   Savings increased 2.5% and 17.11%, payment deposit up 0.2% and 2.95% and valuable paper issuance up 0.15% and down 34.7% respectively.   Ho … [Read more…]