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.
VOV.VN - The Economic Intelligence Unit of the Economist has forecast the GDP economic growth of Vietnam to be far below expectations for the five-year period 2017-2021.
The southern province of Binh Phuoc has attracted eight foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, with a combined registered capital of US$31.8 million in the first six months this year.
Foreign investors posted a net buy value of VND9.2 trillion in the first half of 2017, beating the record VND8 trillion made in the first seven months of 2008.
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.
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.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung stressed improving the efficiency of public and foreign investment during a Q&A session at the 14th National Assembly’s ongoing third plenum in Hanoi on June 14.
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.
Ho Chi Minh City attracted US$1.37 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first five months of 2017, a year-on-year increase of 45.8%.
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).
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.
VOV.VN - 2017 is considered a key to implementing Vietnam’s socio-economic development plan until 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The KAfe Group startup has become a subsidiary of a Hong Kong enterprise.
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.
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.
Upgrading the stock market into an emerging market is one the Vietnamese Government’s key goals, with a view of attracting more foreign investment.