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Challenge for panel on state firms

Challenge for panel on state firms

The Government's establishment of a special committee to manage capital at State-owned enterprises (SOEs) is necessary, but it is likely to face significant challenges in its work, experts said.

New decrees grease the wheels of local economy

New decrees grease the wheels of local economy

The Vietnamese economy is bouncing back as enterprises are growing more confident. Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung spoke with VIR’s Bao Duy about the expectation for greater economic recovery in the remaining months of this year.

State-funded projects to be reviewed

State-funded projects to be reviewed

Major projects with State investment of at least US$448.9 million will be reviewed to calculate the exact total capital needed and avoid losses.

More than 300 new IPs open in Q1

More than 300 new IPs open in Q1

The Department for Economic Zones Management reported that during Q1, the country opened 305 industrial parks covering over 84,000 hectares and 16 economic zones covering 814,792 hectares of water and land.

Planning work to focus on sustainable development

Planning work to focus on sustainable development

Planning work should target sustainable development and climate change adaptation, suggested a seminar held by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Belgian Development Agency in Hanoi on April 25.

PM calls for efforts to fulfill growth target of 6.7%

PM calls for efforts to fulfill growth target of 6.7%

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and other ministries and agencies to promptly reach consensus on solutions to the lingering problems facing the country in order to fulfill the growth target of 6.7% in 2016.

Production records growth decline

Production records growth decline

Vietnam’s economic situation in the first quarter of 2016 is not as sunny as predicted, mostly due to feeble local production.

MPI warns PetroVietnam proposal may create monopoly

MPI warns PetroVietnam proposal may create monopoly

The proposal by the national oil and gas group PetroVietnam to force domestic enterprises to buy petroleum products from domestic sources will create a monopoly, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has warned.

Gov't sets 2016 economic targets

Gov't sets 2016 economic targets

The government has recently adopted major measures to implement the country's 2016 socio-economic development plan and state budget.

Lack of clarity stymies participation in PPPs

Lack of clarity stymies participation in PPPs

The lack of a public-private partnership project list from the Vietnamese government is among many obstacles discouraging private foreign investors from investing in these projects in Vietnam.

Integration requires reforms: minister

Integration requires reforms: minister

There needs to be more improvement on administrative reform and anti-corruption work for Vietnam to integrate into the world economy, said Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh at the one-day Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2015 held in Hanoi on December 1.

Electronics sector attractive to foreign backers

Electronics sector attractive to foreign backers

Vietnam's electronic industry has attracted US$10 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital from big names like Samsung, Foxconn, LG, Panasonic and Intel, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Vietnam on track for FDI target

Vietnam on track for FDI target

Vietnam is likely to attract US$22-US$23 billion worth of foreign direct investment this year, thanks to a strong on-year surge of 40.8% to US$19.3 billion in registered foreign capital during the last ten months.