[Jan 1 - 6, 2019] Vietnam Weekly Industrial & Logistics Highlight
EVFTA to bring future opportunities
Ahead of the landmark enforcement of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, European investors in Vietnam are making preparations in anticipation of the benefits that this historic agreement will bring. Nicolas Audier, co-chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, talked with VIR’s Bich Thuy about possible changes in the EU investment picture in Vietnam in the months to come.
CBRE: Growth in auto sector promotes development of industrial property
The growth of the Vietnamese auto industry presents a chance for industrial real estate developers to cash in. Recent rapid changes in Vietnam’s regulations, policies and international trade agreements have had a significant positive impact on the automobile market. These changes will help not only the industry but also the consumer market.
Industrial real estate expected to boom in 2019
The industrial real estate market is showing positive signs as the number of foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam is increasing, resulting in rising demand for specific workshops to meet technical requirements and maximise utility.
Vietnam GDP growth tops 7 pct, highest in a decade
Vietnam’s GDP growth of 7.08 percent this year retained its status as one of the best performing economies in the world. It was the highest growth the country has experienced since 2008 and compared with the median estimate of 6.9 percent in a Bloomberg survey of 12 economists.
Vietnam lures $35.46 billion FDI in 2018
According to a report by the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, by December 20, FDI commitment for 3,046 newly-licensed projects reached nearly 18 billion USD, equivalent to 84.5 percent of the same period last year.
Vietnamese e-commerce sees impressive results
The e-commerce playground in Việt Nam for many years has consistently been a competition among Lazada, Shopee, Tiki, Adayroi and Sendo along with mega funding rounds and promotion programmes to attract consumers.
Cold chain logistics sector sees improvements in Vietnam
the cold logistics market is in a development stage with great potential, and it is expected that more businesses will join this market. The opportunity to cut down on food waste and improve food distribution will be more effective through the application of cold storage technology.
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