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A girl stands next to a car at an auto show in HCMC - Photo: Hung Le

Over 125,000 autos sold in H1

Auto sales reached 21,900 units in June, taking the total in the first half of the year to 125,660 units, down 6% year-on-year, according to data of the Vietnam Auto Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA).

Vietnam stands 45th in Global Innovation Index

Vietnam has moved up in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018 Report to take the 45th position this year from 47 last year, steering closer to regional powerhouses like China, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea.

Toll collection right sale proposed

Cuu Long Corporation for Investment, Development and Project Management of Infrastructure (CIPM) has written to the Ministry of Transport proposing extending the toll collection right sale contract for the Expressway HCMC-Trung Luong in the period between January 2019 and June 2020. The contract with Yen Khanh Trade Production and Service Company will expire on December 31, 2018.

Nestle joins fish sauce market

Nestle Vietnam, which has long been known as a major dairy processor, on July 10 launched a Maggi fish sauce product, marking its entry into the local fish sauce market.

Shrimp prices forecast to bounce back in Q3

Prices of unprocessed shrimp are expected to rebound in the third quarter of this year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). Many local shrimp processors have clinched major deals for upcoming important events and festivals in late 2018, local media reported.

Businesswomen still face obstacles

Vietnamese women have higher interest in business than those in other countries in the region, but they have encountered a host of challenges on their leadership path, heard a forum held in HCMC on July 10 on training leadership and business development skills for female entrepreneurs.

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