The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai granted in-principle approval for 15 investment projects worth a total 3 trillion VND (nearly 130 million USD) during a meeting with investors on March 1.
Officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho had a meeting with a delegation of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on December 4 to discuss agricultural cooperation programmes and promote Japanese investment in the city.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang plans to spend 17 billion VND (around 734,000 USD) on organizing investment, trade and tourism promotion activities both at home and abroad in 2019.
In 2019, the central city of Da Nang will strive to improve investment and business climate, ease difficulties facing the firms and create favourable conditions for their development, according to Da Nang authorities.
A trade promotion programme was held in Senegal by the Trade Office of the Vietnamese Embassy in Algeria and Senegal from December 2-8 to boost trade relations between the two nations.
The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2018 kicked off in Hanoi on December 4, with discussions focusing on the theme of “Sharing opportunities in the world of changing trade”.
Ha Nam province will create favourable conditions to attract more Japanese businesses to invest in local projects, said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Truong Quoc Huy.
The number of foreign investors, who contribute capital or acquire shares in Vietnamese firms, is surging rapidly, given by the firms’ high growth prospects and the government’s effective actions in improving the country’s business and investment environment.
The Vietnamese Government commits to building a more favourable and competitive investment environment towards international standards and in accordance with commitments to high standards the country has made in new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs), said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 4.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has taken actions to attract more investors, especially foreign businesses.
Vietnam is determined to build an open trade and investment environment and welcomes all European investors and entrepreneurs to do business in the country, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh has said.
President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception in Hanoi on July 31 for a delegation from the Japan-Vietnam Economic Committee under the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), the largest economic organisation in Japan with 1,340 companies, 109 industrial associations, and 49 regional economic organisations.
The Supporting Industry Show 2018 will be held on October 11-13 in the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City, introducing more than 500 brand names with the latest metal processing technologies from 25 countries.
The Vietnam - Japan cultural exchange festival 2018 officially kicked off in the central city of Da Nang on July 26 as part of activities to mark the 45th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between the two countries.
The mid-term Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2018, themed “Linkage between domestic and FDI businesses – Partnership for mutual benefit”, opened in Hanoi on July 4.
The southern province of Dong Nai enjoyed a trade surplus of over US$1 billion in the first six months of 2018.
With its friendly investment environment, beautiful landscapes, and strong tourism development, along with the boom of modern technology-applied multifunction agriculture projects, the Mekong Delta region has become more attractive to Italian investors, an Italian economist has said.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has proposed cutting 131 business conditions in agriculture.
The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) wants to hear US investors’ comments on recent improvements of the Vietnamese investment environment, said NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu.
Vietnam expects strong growth of two-way trade with Hong Kong in the coming time based on potential of bilateral relations, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.