VOV.VN -Hanoi hopes to attract US$110 billion in an investment capital in the next few years to boost its growth. Hanoi is working hard to improve its investment environment because the state budget can only supply fifth of what the city needs.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has proposed adjusting the rate of the capital assignment profit tax imposed on foreign enterprises in Vietnam in an effort to simplify the process of collection and treatment of corporate income taxes.
The Hanoi Party Committee (16th tenure) convened its tenth meeting on October 13 to review the city’s socio-economic performance during January-September and put forth measures to fulfill targets set for the remaining months of this year and the next years.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue is now home to over 6,500 enterprises, which play a significant role in manufacturing, job creation, and local budget collection, according to Chairman of the provincial Business Association Duong Tuan Anh.
Chairman of the Da Nang city People’s Committee Huynh Duc Tho has called on enterprises and investors both at home and overseas to have open conversations with the city’s government about investment cooperation opportunities.
The first Vietnam Coffee Day will take place in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on December 9-11, announced local authorities and the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association.
Tien Sa wharf of Da Nang port in the central city of Da Nang city will be completed and put into operation in late November, four months ahead of the plan, said the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines).
The functions and operations of the Vietnam Debt and Asset Trading Corporation (DATC) should be restructured to deal with the “next phase” of handling non-performing loans (NPLs), the Finance Ministry (MoF) said.
A seminar held by the National Brand Programme’s Secretariat on October 12 in Hanoi discussed promoting Vietnamese brands in the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Vietnam’s tea exports are forecast to increase in both volume and value in the remaining months of 2017 due to growing global demand and limited supply.
A workshop was held in Johannesburg city on October 12 to promote investment between Vietnam and South Africa.
VOV.VN - Coffee exports dropped 20.5% in volume in the first nine months of this year, but the value still inched up 1.3% to US$2.55 billion as export prices were on the increase, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnamese businesses are joining global counterparts at the 32nd Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) that kicked off at Indonesia Convention Exhibition, Bumi Serpong Damai city, Greater Jakarta, on October 11.
Ho Chi Minh City wants to cooperate with France in transport infrastructure and urban development projects, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Several Vietnamese businesses have been successful and stretched their reach globally, and many of them are run by very talented women, said founder and Director of the Women’s Initiative for Start-ups and Entrepreneurship (WISE) Tu Thu Hien.
Rooftop solar power in Vietnam could be smoothly integrated into the national grid, energy experts said at a seminar in Hanoi on October 12.
VOV.VN - In the first nine months of the year, Vietnam’s export turnover to Algeria surged 17% to almost US$241 million against the same period last year, according to statistics of the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Five-star hotels in Hanoi have raised prices by 38% on average since last year and are charging significantly more than their peers in Saigon, with statistics showing a strong increase in the capital's international arrivals in the first nine months.
Anphabe has launched Vietnam Happiness at Work Summit 2017 on October 12 in the presence of more than 600 CEOs and HR managers from top organisations in the country.
Hanoi and British Business Group Vietnam (BBGV) met on October 12 to discuss measures to strengthen economic partnership in the future.