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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.

Asia’s newest tiger clawing its way up

Asia’s newest tiger clawing its way up

Tim Harcourt, a JW Nevile Fellow in Economics at UNSW Sydneysaid, that Vietnam’s economy is surging, on track to become the newest tiger in Asia, going on to delineate the steps he thinks are required for Vietnam to become a more attractive destination for foreign investment.

Efforts needed to improve FDI quality

Efforts needed to improve FDI quality

Vietnam attracted 24,397 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth US$312.9 billion from 128 countries and territories in the first 10 months of this year. However, experts said that the projects’ influence on the economy is still modest, necessitating a change in mindset to lure investment.

SMEs face uphill battle for foreign investment

SMEs face uphill battle for foreign investment

VOV.VN - At present, 65% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) still find it difficult to seek potential foreign partners and investors due to the lack of co-ordination and a high-skilled labour force.

Foreign investment hit over US$28 billion in 10 months

Foreign investment hit over US$28 billion in 10 months

VOV.VN - As of October 20, Vietnam has attracted US$28.24 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital, a year-on-year increase of 37.4%, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Real estate needs more foreign investment: experts

Real estate needs more foreign investment: experts

The number of foreigners buying real estate products in Vietnam has increased, but the domestic property market needs policies to attract more foreign investment, according to experts.

High-tech tax cut might follow last year’s IT slash

High-tech tax cut might follow last year’s IT slash

Amid growing interest from foreign investors, Vietnam will soon consider cutting 50 per cent of personal income tax for employees in high-tech industries, paving the way to attracting more foreign investment in the sector.

FDI into real estate exceeds US$51 billion

FDI into real estate exceeds US$51 billion

Accumulated foreign direct investment (FDI) in the real estate sector reached US$51.1 billion as of the end of September, accounting for 16.5 percent of the total FDI in Vietnam, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Da Nang foreign investment surges

Da Nang foreign investment surges

The central city has attracted 43 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth US$60 million in the first eight months this year, 4.6 times the amount in the same period last year, vice director of the the municipal Investment Promotion and Support Agency, Nguyen Ky Anh said.

Draft law to globalise logistics areas

Draft law to globalise logistics areas

Vietnam might, for the first time, allow 100 per cent foreign-invested firms in three logistics service areas, paving the way for an influx of foreign investment capital in the sector.

Foreign investment on rise in Vietnam

Foreign investment on rise in Vietnam

The foreign investment is looking up, as the total capital pledged for investment in the country until August 20 was nearly equal to that for the entire 2016.

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.