Investor flight from build-operate-transfer (BOT) traffic projects is triggering worries that the Government must rethink how to promote private investments in BOT infrastructure projects, experts said.
The real estate market in Vietnam has witnessed a burst of activity with interest from both foreign and local investors.
An investment, trade and tourism promotion conference held by Tuyen Quang Province on February 27 has ended with investors’ commitments to pour a total VND18.3 trillion (over US$801 million) into six projects in this northern mountainous province.
The government’s strong commitment to support the development of hi-tech agriculture has excited investors, but many difficulties lie ahead.
Vietnam welcomes and aims to create optimal conditions for investors, especially those with high technology and good management skills.
Businesses to the central province of Nghe An would devise long-term and effective strategies, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a local meeting with investors on February 19.
The southern province of Dong Nai has lured 16 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth almost US$163 million since the start of the year, announced the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
The south central province of Binh Dinh expects to attract 47 investment projects in 2017 with a total capital of US$514 million, including seven foreign-invested ones worth US$70 million, said a provincial official.
VOV.VN - The mood among Vietnamese analysts and investors is sanguine in the early weeks of 2017 after an overall solid economic performance report card for the Vietnam economy last year, say experts.
The southern province of Dong Nai is stepping up investment-trade-service promotion activities to attract more foreign investments from major markets like Japan, the EU, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan, said the provincial Department of Investment and Planning.
Head of the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands To Lam asked the region to improve investment promotion methods to draw investors to high-tech agriculture, clean energy, processing industry, cattle breeding and tourism during a meeting in Dak Lak province on January 10.
Analysts have noted that a strong cash flow from tax havens are flowing to Vietnam. ‘Tax haven’ economies attract investors from all over the globe.
VOV.VN - Nowadays, Thu Huong no longer shops at the traditional stores and wet market near her home, choosing instead to grab a cab and head to a newly opened air-conditioned Aeon Co. mall across town in Hanoi.
A two-day startup festival (TechFest Vietnam 2016) that concluded in Hanoi on November 13 attracted nearly 170 investors and more than 3,000 visitors, according to the organisers.
Ho Chi Minh City is expanding its High-Tech Agricultural Park to 570 hectares in 2020 and at the same time offering numerous preferential policies to attract investors in the park’s new facilities.
Investors, both foreign and Vietnamese, are running a race for licenses to open horse race courses.
The Republic of Korea, Japan and China’s Taiwan were the top three investors in the southern province of Dong Nai in the first 10 months of 2016.
Authorities of the northern province of Bac Giang and investors from the Republic of Korean (RoK) met to discuss boosting investment on October 26.
The northern province of Bac Giang will continue its efforts to improve the local investment and business environment with the goal of attracting investors and facilitating the operation of local businesses.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and authorities of southern Long An province pledged all possible support for investors in the locality but asked them to respect their commitments, especially those relating to environment protection.