Ho Chi Minh City always creates favourable conditions for foreign businesses to operate in the city, contributing to local socio-economic development, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said on August 27.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s overseas investment in August surged by 2.5 times compared to last July with US$77.3 million in registered capital, according to data released by the Foreign Investment Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Trung An High-tech Farming JSC based in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is completing the packaging of the first batch of rice to the EU, which will enjoy zero percent tax.
Vietnam attracted US$19.54 billion worth of FDI as of August 20, down 13.7% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
The PetroVietnam Drilling & Well Service Corporation (PV Drilling)’s rig PV Drilling III will implement its contract to drill five new wells for Kris Energy in Cambodia for three months, starting October.
VOV.VN -Truong Hai Auto Corporation (THACO) shipped a haul of 80 Kia Soluto cars to Myanmar on August 26, all of which had been manufactured at the Thaco Kia factory in the Thaco-Chu Lai Industrial Park in Quang Nam province.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance has revised the price of petrol to give it a slight increase, while oil products, with the exception of mazut, witnessed a decrease as of 3 p.m. August 27.
VOV.VN - The agro-forestry-fisheries sector recorded a trade surplus of approximately US$6.2 billion during the first eight months of the year, representing an annual increase of 4.9%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam led Southeast Asia in the number of phishing attacks targeting small enterprises in the first half of this year.
About 280 leaders of Japanese enterprises took part in an online investment promotion conference held on August 26 to introduce the southern province of Binh Duong’s industrial capacity and potential.
VOV.VN - Despite shrinking markets due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam’s shrimp exports enjoyed robust growth in the past seven months and are projected to rise over the coming months, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.
VOV.VN - The August consumer price index (CPI) in Hanoi rose by 2.5% in comparison to the same period last year, while suffering a small decline of 0.19% from December last year, according to figures released by the Hanoi Statistics Office.
Japanese enterprises operating at Hung Yen’s industrial park are pleased with favourable conditions they have received here, with many planning to expand their investment, according to Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Yamada Takio.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh played host to the Eighth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting on August 27 in a bid to examine the possibility of a RCEP agreement later this year.
Credit growth for the remainder of the year will be driven by imports and exports, according to a recent survey by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).
While the disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) has seen progress, without drastic solutions, it will be difficult for ministries and sectors to achieve allocation targets, Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha has said.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung urged localities on August 26 to not use Official Development Assistance (ODA) loans next year for projects where funding can be mobilised from the private sector or domestic sources.
Officials from Vietnam’s northern border province of Cao Bang and Baise city of China’s Guangxi province had talks on August 26 to discuss cooperation in border gates’ activities.
The northern province of Quang Ninh has recently had impressive positions in several provincial level rankings.
The Government has asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a loan of approximately US$1 billion to ensure capital supply for the Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien metro project, HCM City’s second metro line.