Increased merger and acquisition (M&A) activities can spur infrastructure development in Vietnam, a current growth imperative, Planning and Investment Minister Nguyen Chi Dung said on August 10.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam government fully understands that to compete for foreign direct investment with other Asian countries over the long term— low wages aren’t sufficient, says leading economist Eugenia Victorino.
The low GDP growth rate of 5.1% in the first quarter of the year, the lowest rate in the last two years, has made it more difficult to reach the 6.7% GDP growth rate target for 2017.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung was grilled about specific measures to mobilise social resources for development investment, the allocation of public investment capital, the prevention of wastefulness in public investment.
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 14th National Assembly began question and answer (Q&A) sessions as part of its ongoing third meeting in Hanoi on June 13.
VOV.VN - The Bill on Support for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) is expected to be approved at the on-going National Assembly.
Approximately 1,600 Japanese firms are operating in Vietnam as a result of the country’s efforts to improve investment climate, said Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida.
Vietnam wants Japanese enterprises to seek business and investment opportunities in the country, said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung at talks with Chairman of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) Akio Mimura on April 13.
Japanese firms have contributed significantly to the development of Vietnam’s economy, stated Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung at a meeting with Sakakibara Sadayuki, Chairman of the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) in Japan on April 12.
Vietnam is aware that its relations with Japan are increasingly important in the context of rapid changes happening in the global and regional arenas, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has said.
Leaders of six provinces recently sat down with relevant ministers to talk about the construction of a coastal highway route, the detailed plan for which was approved in 2010.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders of Ministries and sector have promised to create favorable conditions for the Central Highlands to tap its potential.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and Cambodian Minister of Planning Chhay Than co-chaired the 8th ministerial-level meeting in Phnom Penh on February 23.
VOV.VN - Established in 1997, the northern key economic region, which includes seven northern provinces, enjoys geographical and development advantages.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has issued a decision establishing a central steering committee to launch a general economic survey next year to serve the country’s economic management.
Lawmakers gave opinions to a draft Law on Planning and another bill on the Guard Force during the November 21 plenary sitting of the 14th National Assembly’s second session.
The 14th National Assembly (NA) continued its second session on November 17 with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc answering questions about hot issues, the approval of the property auction law, and the debate over conditional business lines.
To realise the GDP growth target of between 6.3-6.5 percent in 2016, the growth rate in the final quarter of this year must reach between 7.09 -7.71 percent, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has said.
While the country’s growth target of 6.7% for 2016 may be out of reach, its economic outlook remains positive thanks to strong foreign direct investment.