Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Vietnam: Lack of Credit Cards Not Stopping Pursuit of E-commerce

When it comes to e-commerce, Vietnam is somewhat perplexing to observers. Many Vietnamese love to buy things from the internet, and yet the country seems to lack a key ingredient for online shopping: credit cards. Concerns about security and transaction fees deter both buyers and sellers. Among Vietnamese who go online, 61 percent prefer to pay with cash, according to market researcher Nielsen. This number rises when taking into account the two-thirds of Vietnamese who don’t use the...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter