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Trade deficit with Thailand does not harm the economy

Trade deficit with Thailand does not harm the economy

VOV.VN - At a recent forum in Hanoi, the country’s top economic experts gathered to exchange views on the goal of trade policy to reduce or eliminate the trade deficit with Thailand, reported the Vietnam Investment Review.

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.

Kerry wants to help HCM City attract foreign investment

Kerry wants to help HCM City attract foreign investment

Former US Secretary of State John Kerry said he wants to assist Ho Chi Minh City in attracting foreign investment at a meeting with Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan in Hanoi on June 21.

Binh Dinh sees rise in domestic, foreign investment flow

Binh Dinh sees rise in domestic, foreign investment flow

The south central province of Binh Dinh saw a surge in both domestic and foreign investment in the first five months of 2017, said Nguyen Thuc Dinh, Director of the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.

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).

KOICA helps shape the future

KOICA helps shape the future

Vietnam is the first partner country for the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Asia. VIR talks with Kim Jinoh, the newly-appointed country director of KOICA, on his mission and the agency’s efforts toward supporting Vietnam’s education, healthcare, and green growth sectors.

Thua Thien-Hue appeals for foreign investment

Thua Thien-Hue appeals for foreign investment

The central coastal province of Thua Thien-Hue has promulgated an investment promotion plan for 2017, which aims to attract about SU$300-400 million in foreign investment.

Ha Nam aims to attract 150 projects in four years

Ha Nam aims to attract 150 projects in four years

The northern province of Ha Nam aims to lure 130-150 projects to its industrial parks (IP) in 2017-2020, with total investment of up to US$2.19 billion, including US$1.5-1.8 billion in foreign investment.

Liberation Day thoughts

Liberation Day thoughts

In commemoration of Liberation Day on April 30, VIR spoke with leaders of foreign firms in Vietnam about Ho Chi Minh City’s 42-year development, and its attractiveness to foreign investment as the country’s regional economic and financial hub.

Vietnamese stock market attracts foreign investors

Vietnamese stock market attracts foreign investors

The Vietnamese stock market has reached nine year peak with the strong purchase from foreign sector, who has posted the net purchase of VND3,478 billion (US$153 million) on two bourses in the first quarter.

Foreign investment key to Vietnamese growth: experts

Foreign investment key to Vietnamese growth: experts

Vietnam should have savvy foreign direct investment (FDI) policies that direct capital to modern and environmentally friendly technologies and promote technology transfer to make local firms more competitive, experts say.

Dong Nai continues to lure foreign investment

Dong Nai continues to lure foreign investment

The southern province of Dong Nai attracted US$314 million in foreign investment (FDI) in Q1 2017, up 53.4% year-on-year and reaching 31.4% of its yearly plan, announced the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.