Dong Nai attracts US$640 million in FDI in first half

Dong Nai attracts US$640 million in FDI in first half

The southern province of Dong Nai has lured US$640 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first six months of the year, reaching 64% of its yearly plan, said the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.

Vietnam promotes financial services in China

Vietnam promotes financial services in China

An event to promote Vietnam’s financial services was recently held in Nanning city in China’s southwestern province of Guangxi, gathering nearly 100 representatives from China, Vietnam and Thailand.

FDI inflow surges in year’s first half

FDI inflow surges in year’s first half

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow saw a significant 54.8% surge in the first half of this year against the same period last year, reaching US$19.22 billion, statistics from the Foreign Investment Agency revealed.

HCM City property market to change

HCM City property market to change

Ho Chi Minh City’s real estate market in the 2017-20 period will see major changes as supply and demand will gradually adjust, stabilising and strengthening the market, according to the city’s Real Estate Association.

UPCoM marks eighth birthday

UPCoM marks eighth birthday

The capitalisation of the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) has rocketed 100 times to reach VND444 trillion (US$19.73 billion) after eight years of operation.

Pepper export revenue loses spice due to oversupply

Pepper export revenue loses spice due to oversupply

Vietnam's pepper shipments are forecast to reach around 101,000 tons for the first six months of 2017, up 13% on-year, but revenue is likely to fall 13%, according to Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA)'s chairman Do Ha Nam.

Hanoi moves to tackle widening trade deficit

Hanoi moves to tackle widening trade deficit

The capital city of Hanoi has carried out trade promotion plans targeting both traditional and new foreign markets in order to tackle its widening trade deficit, which exceeded the national average in the first five months of this year.

Germany’s Bosch group supports innovative startup in Vietnam

Germany’s Bosch group supports innovative startup in Vietnam

Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services headquartered in Germany, will send experts to evaluate and give consultancies to startup projects and join hands with the Saigon Innovation Hub (SiHub) to organise annual industrial technology startup contests.