VOV.VN - The first half of the year saw Vietnam attract 335 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects into industrial zones (IZs) and economic zones (EZs), with newly registered and added capital reaching US$6 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
VOV.VN - Foreign enterprises are beginning to shift their investments into industries that require medium-level workers or higher-skilled workers as opposed to putting money into labour-intensive industries as in the past, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
VOV.VN - The impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic poses a risk of foreign investors looking to take advantage of the economic downturn to acquire vulnerable local enterprises.
VOV.VN - The first four months of the year saw the capital grant investment licenses to 235 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, with registered capital totaling US$324 million.
Vietnam raked in 5.3 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first 20 days of 2020, a year-on-year surge of 179.5 percent, according to the Ministry of Investment and Planning.
VOV.VN - Numerous small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture desire to invest in Vietnam, Governor Yuji Kuroiwa said at an investment promotion forum in Yokohama, co-organised by Kanagawa authorities and the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan on September 6.
VOV.VN - A security evaluation mechanism will be applied to foreign-invested projects with risks of harming national security, a Party resolution notes.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is at high risk of receiving out-of-date technologies from poor-quality foreign investment projects, thereby threatening the sustainable development of the local economy, analysts have warned.
In the first six month of this year, the southern Dong Nai province attracted 1.02 billion USD of foreign direct investment, or 102 percent of the target set for the whole year and 8.03 percent higher than the figure of the same period last year.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will hold a conference on July 26 and 27 in a bid to attract more investment.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has so far attracted 49 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a combined registered capital of over 2.75 billion USD.
After 30 years of reform and opening, Vietnam has become one of the most successful countries in the region in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction thanks to the building and completion of the legal system in the field.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in HCM City is dwindling and cannot continue to drive the economy, Su Ngoc Anh, Director of the municipal Department of Planning and Investment, has said.
The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau ranked third among cities and provinces nationwide in FDI attraction with about US$2.15 billion landing into local projects since the beginning of 2018.
Capital contribution and share purchases by foreign investors via mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in HCMC amounted to some US$2.5 billion during the year up to late May, 3.6 times higher than the value of foreign direct investments, according to the HCMC Department of Planning and Investment.
The southern province of Dong Nai absorbed nearly US$690 million in 76 newly-licensed and existing foreign-invested projects this year to May 17, up 143% against the same period last year and fulfilling nearly 70% of the annual target.
The northern province of Vinh Phuc has granted investment licenses to two projects from the Republic of Korea (RoK), raising the total capital from RoK firms to over US$1.36 billion.
VOV.VN - The central province of Quang Nam has so far attracted 153 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a total registered capital of US$5.58 billion, with five new FDI projects worth US$12.4 million being licensed in the first quarter of this year, according to statistics released by the province.
The construction of a VND170.8 billion (US$7.5 million) factory manufacturing mechanical products, machinery and spare parts started at Phu Vinh industrial park inside Vung Ang economic zone in Ky Anh town, the central province of Ha Tinh on March 23.
The authorities of Phu Yen province are calling for more foreign investors to come to seek investment opportunities in tourism and high-tech agriculture at a pre-Tet meeting with foreign businesses, experts and volunteers in on February 1.