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HCM City lures US$2.15 billion in FDI in six months

HCM City lures US$2.15 billion in FDI in six months

Ho Chi Minh City has attracted US$2.15 billion in foreign directed investment (FDI) in the first half of 2017, doubling the figure in the same period last year, reported the municipal People’s Committee.

Experts: Vietnam yet to take full advantage of FDI

Experts: Vietnam yet to take full advantage of FDI

Vietnam has not taken full advantage of foreign direct investment (FDI) while its private enterprises have failed to connect with the global production chain, heard the Midterm Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2017 held in Hanoi on June 16.

Vietnam boosts institutional reforms to lure Japanese investment

Vietnam boosts institutional reforms to lure Japanese investment

Vietnam will push ahead with institutional and legal reforms and increase its transparency in line with international practices to attract Japanese investment in the coming time, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.

Merger and acquisition activity raises total FDI

Merger and acquisition activity raises total FDI

Despite a decrease in newly-registered capital, the significant growth in the value of mergers and acquisitions became a key element in raising Vietnam’s foreign direct investment in the first five months of 2017.

Money market changes course unexpectedly

Money market changes course unexpectedly

The money market has been seeing unexpected happenings in the last two weeks. Until two weeks ago, the liquidity of the banking system had been in a state of tension because lending was higher than mobilized capital.

Binh Duong: FDI in five months exceeds yearly target

Binh Duong: FDI in five months exceeds yearly target

Southern Binh Duong province has lured nearly US$1.5 billion in FDI in the first five months of 2017, 6.5% higher than the province’s target of US$1.4 billion for the entire year, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

RoK becomes largest FDI investor in Vietnam in five months

RoK becomes largest FDI investor in Vietnam in five months

The Republic of Korea (RoK) was the largest among 91 countries and territories investing in Vietnam in the first five months of 2017, with total foreign direct investment (FDI) of US$4.41 billion, 36.4% of total FDI in the period.

Foreign direct investment picks up nearly 41%

Foreign direct investment picks up nearly 41%

Total foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam reached US$11 billion from the outset of the year, a year-on-year surge of nearly 41 percent, said the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Dong Nai attracts US$483 million in FDI so far

Dong Nai attracts US$483 million in FDI so far

The southern province of Dong Nai has attracted nearly 483 million USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) so far this year, funding 26 new and 38 existing projects, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.

FDI drives imports of capital goods to record high levels

FDI drives imports of capital goods to record high levels

VOV.VN - The growth in imports of capital goods in the early months of 2017 has outpaced the figures for last year by as much as 40%, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.