Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) to quickly finalise the list of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) that needed to be divested.
The northern province of Bac Ninh has drawn nearly US$3 billion in investment capital since the start of the year, reported the provincial Management Board of Industrial Parks.
Vietnam’s business climate is anticipated to improve in the second half of 2017, but economic growth will be at 6.5 percent, falling short of the Government’s target.
The central city of Da Nang has listed 68 Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects, 22 of them in the hi-tech sector, calling for investment from domestic and foreign businesses in the 2017-20 period.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced it is preparing to review 30 years of foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction in Vietnam.
The Vietnam Innovative Startup Accelerator (VIISA) has selected 12 outstanding startup projects from 160 local candidates for a combined investment of US$360,000.
The southern province of Dong Nai has given priority to foreign direct investment (FDI) projects using advanced technologies and fewer workers in recent years, said Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Planning and Investment Nguyen Huu Nguyen.
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.
When it comes to social housing or affordable housing for low-income earners, funding is usually a key factor in such projects. However, once the projects are completed, problems in planning, investment management and efficiency tend to crop up.
The occupancy rate at active industrial parks (IPs) nationwide in January-July was about 73%, according to the Management Department of Economic Zones under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Visiting Lao officials have expressed their hope that the Vietnam Dairy Products JSC Company (Vinamilk) will consider seeking opportunities to extend investment in and exports to Laos.
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 Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang held a workshop in Gwangju city, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on August 4 to call for the Northeast Asian country’s investment in the fields it is prioristing.
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has asked local departments and districts to disburse all public investment capital from 2017 by the end of January 2018.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) on August 2 held its second biannual discussion of the Vietnam-Japan Joint Initiative Phase VI, as well as future trade and investment opportunities between the two nations.
The investment flow into Phu Quoc Island off Kien Giang Province has stayed strong, with nine projects worth around VND2.6 trillion approved in the first half of this year, said the Management Board of the Phu Quoc Economic Zone.
Do Nhat Hoang, head of the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, has underlined the need for Vietnam to further improve its investment environment in order to attract more Japanese businesses.
According to the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI), more companies sought its support in the first half of this year, especially firms looking to invest in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
Vietnam can no longer rely on the increasing investment by the public sector and exploitation of natural resources to drive its economic growth in the future, the Prime Minister’s newly established economic council warned in its very first meeting.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has proposed export tax cuts on cement while local producers are struggling with high stockpiles as supply has exceeded demand in the domestic market.