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Workshop seeks to promote links between domestic and FDI firms

Workshop seeks to promote links between domestic and FDI firms

The Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment held a workshop in Hanoi on December 15 to strengthen links between domestic and foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises to develop the supporting industry in Vietnam.

Vietnam’s logistics costs make up 20.8% of GDP

Vietnam’s logistics costs make up 20.8% of GDP

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s logistics costs remain high, equivalent to over 20% of GDP while these costs account for between 9% and 14% of GDP in developed countries, according to the Vietnam Logistics Association.

HCM City: FDI flow into property sector triples

HCM City: FDI flow into property sector triples

Ho Chi Minh City’s real estate sector attracted US$984.4 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) during January-November, triple the figure from the same time in 2016.

Japan rolls out red carpet for foreign investors

Japan rolls out red carpet for foreign investors

The Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) recently held a press conference in Hanoi, where it called for Vietnamese enterprises to do business in Japan, noting the country as an attractive destination for foreign investors.

PM Phuc underscores capital investment in the economy

PM Phuc underscores capital investment in the economy

VOV.VN - Capital investment in the national economy is considered a vote in favour of the Government, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the annual Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2017 in Hanoi on December 12.

ANZ upbeat about Vietnam's prospects

ANZ upbeat about Vietnam's prospects

Robust credit growth will help the Vietnamese economy achieve its growth target this year, while export is likely to remain strong and more foreign capital will flow into utilities, says Australia & New Zealand Bank Group.

Policy changes pose obstacles for foreign investors

Policy changes pose obstacles for foreign investors

Although FDI has played an important role in boosting Vietnam’s economic growth, recent changes in policies and regulations, which are not consistent with international best practices, have exposed many foreign investors to considerable risks and obstacles in executing their investments.

Foreign firms dominate VN electronics

Foreign firms dominate VN electronics

Although Vietnam is the world’s 12th largest exporter of electronics and the third largest in ASEAN since 2015, up to 95 percent of the country’s electronics output comes from foreign-owned enterprises instead of domestic ones, the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) has announced.

Vietnam, Slovakia promote economic cooperation

Vietnam, Slovakia promote economic cooperation

Vietnam and Slovakia need to hold more trade exchanges, increase multi-channel information dissemination and encourage businesses to establish representative offices in each country, according to participants to a Vietnam-Slovakia business forum.

Level-playing field for all businesses

Level-playing field for all businesses

Amid complaints about foreign firms receiving more government incentives unfairly and overshadowing domestic peers, experts claim that all Vietnamese policies are equal for domestic and foreign enterprises.

Vietnam seeks higher-quality FDI: experts

Vietnam seeks higher-quality FDI: experts

While Vietnam needs foreign capital to develop the economy, it also requires advanced technologies to become involved more deeply in the global supply chain.