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More M&As are expected this year, experts say.

Tasty takeovers sorely lacking as 2020 continues to frustrate

Merger and acquisition deals in Vietnam’s food and beverages arena in the first five months of this year were inevitably subdued due to global slowdowns across the board.

Competition rising in VN ice cream market

Ice cream is also a market where local and foreign brands are battling it out for market share.

Taiwanese ice cream brand stirs up ice cream market

The quality of products and the scale of distribution network are the two decisive factors that determine success of every ice cream brand.

The new brands in the cooking oil market of VN

Vietnamese companies are dominating the cooking oil market despite the presence of big foreign brands. 

FMCG market: the race is in the high-end segment

VietNamNet Bridge - The FMCG sector in Vietnam is predicted to continue to have a growth rate of 20 percent per annum until 2025.

Four big firms share lucrative ice cream market

Kido Foods (KDF) dominates the ice cream market, with a 35 percent share, while Unilever, Thuy Ta and Vinamilk hold 10 percent, 10 percent and 9 percent of market share, respectively.

Vietnamese ice cream brands fight for bigger market share

VietNamNet Bridge - The ice cream and frozen dessert market is a lucrative market with value of VND2.620 trillion in 2016, an increase of 13 percent over 2015. 

Sweets companies fall into foreign hands

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese investors develop their businesses well in the beginning stages of growth, but have difficulty after expansion, analysts say.

High-end vegetable oil market becoming more competitive

VietNamNet Bridge - Now that most of the best-known vegetable oil brands are sold in Vietnam, market performance is expected to be even better in 2017.

Land sites in HCM City show effects of subsidence

Twenty areas in HCM City have seen rapid subsidence, while the other 40 sites are subsiding at a slower rate, according to the HCM City Department of Natural Resources and the Environment.

Businesses, banks want to have debt trading floor

There is no debt trading market in Vietnam which is professional and large enough for businesses to trade debts. Debts have been either lying still, thus causing big losses to involved parties, or have been transferred around.

Businesses rush to enlarge room for foreign investors

VietNamNet Bridge - More and more listed companies have asked for permission to give larger room to foreign investors in their businesses, a move which is expected to lead to a new price increase wave.

Oil refinery projects delayed on oil price slump

VietNamNet Bridge - The continued sharp fall in the oil price has caused investors to hesitate starting the oil refinery projects they promised. Sources said some investors may give up the projects.

Vietnam 2035 report: the news behind the scenes

VietNamNet Bridge - Pham Chi Lan, a renowned economist, talked before the business community on February 24 about how the Vietnam 2035 report was prepared.

New enrollment policy confuses non-state universities

VietNamNet Bridge - Non-state universities are concerned that they will not find students once the new enrollment policy is applied. It allows schools to apply many different methods to enroll students, and has no floor mark for junior colleges.

Vietnamese man invents CNC metal cutting machine

VietNamNet Bridge - The machine uses acetylene and plasma to cut metals via computer numerical control (CNC). This is a product created by a creative business owner in Tien Giang Province.

VND40 trillion sweets market may fall into foreigners’ hands

VietNamNet Bridge - The market share of Vietnamese sweets manufacturers is getting smaller.

Sweets manufacturer sets foot in banking sector

VietNamNet Bridge - Why has the Kido Group jumped into the banking sector? And why has it chosen the troubled Dong A Bank?

Vietnamese use more cooking oil as market heats up

VietNamNet Bridge - The VND30 trillion vegetable oil market has welcomed many newcomers, as well as a major sweets manufacturer.