Dong Nai speeds up FDI disbursement

Dong Nai speeds up FDI disbursement

The southern province of Dong Nai lured more than US$980 million in 120 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in the first seven months of 2018, equivalent to 98% of its annual plan.

HCM City, JICA to meet quarterly to speed up projects

HCM City, JICA to meet quarterly to speed up projects

Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City and relevant agencies have agreed to meet representatives of the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s (JICA) Vietnam Office every quarter to promote projects funded through Japanese official development assistance (ODA).

Foreign banks expand operations in Vietnam

Foreign banks expand operations in Vietnam

Foreign banks in Vietnam have been expanding their transaction networks and increasing their charter capital in a bid to increase market share, especially in the retail banking sector.

US-China trade war set to up FDI flow into Vietnam

US-China trade war set to up FDI flow into Vietnam

The US-China trade friction is expected to help boost foreign direct investment in Vietnam, fast-tracking an already strong trend of foreign firms veering away from China, where rising costs are worrying investors.

Thua Thien-Hue revokes 12 stagnant projects

Thua Thien-Hue revokes 12 stagnant projects

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has issued a decision to end the operation of 12 stagnant projects, with nine revoked and three put on special supervision.

Changes needed to attract next-generation FDI

Changes needed to attract next-generation FDI

This year marks 30 years since foreign direct investment (FDI) first entered Vietnam. Since then, FDI has contributed to the country’s socio – economic development by boosting exports, enriching the State budget and shifting the economic structure.

RoK footwear firms to increase investment in Vietnam

RoK footwear firms to increase investment in Vietnam

Footwear enterprises from the Republic of Korea (RoK) are operating effectively in Vietnam and their investment flows to the country are expected to increase strongly once the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is signed.

Tax, investment changes concern foreign firms

Tax, investment changes concern foreign firms

The changes in tax policy and investment incentives are the issues of greatest concern for foreign investors in Vietnam, said Bui Ngoc Tuan, Deputy General Director of the Audit and Advisory firm Deloitte Vietnam at a workshop on in Hanoi on July 10.