On July 30, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host the Indo-Pacific Business Forum, featuring keynote remarks by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on “America’s Indo-Pacific Economic Vision.”Read More →
Group of 20 members pleaded on Sunday for increased dialogue to defuse escalating trade tensions that could hit global economic growth hard.
Finance ministers and central bankers from 20 leading economies closed a two-day meeting in Buenos Aires warning that “heightened trade and geopolitical tensions” threaten the economic expansion.Read More →
Vietnam’s insurance industry achieved high year-on-year growth of 24.35 per cent in the first half of 2018, helping total revenue to reach more than VNĐ58.65 trillion (US$2.55 billion).
Deputy general director of the Ministry of Finance’s Insurance Supervisory Authority (ISA), Doan Thanh Tuan, said besides maintaining a high growth rate, the financial status of insurance firms also improved in the first six months. Their total assets rose an estimated 27.33 per cent on-year to VNĐ336.997 trillion.Read More →
E-commerce firms report massive accumulated losses
The Vietnamese e-commerce market is one of the leading ones in the region for investment. According to Nielsen, the annual growth of the e-commerce market is 22 per cent and is expected to hit $10 billion in annual revenue by 2022 from the current $4 billion. Thus, the Vietnamese e-commerce market has received great attention from new investors.Read More →