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.
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.
Total official development assistance (ODA) and concessional loans committed for Vietnam was over US$2.56 billion in the first half of 2016, surging by 61% year on year.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Ministry of Finance is likely to reimburse the tax arrears collected from numerous firms on income generated by additional investment during the period of 2009-2013.
Vietnam’s economic situation in the first quarter of 2016 is not as sunny as predicted, mostly due to feeble local production.
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.
VOV.VN - Experts said foreign investment capital inflows in Vietnam are expected to increase remarkably if the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is signed in the time ahead.
The government has recently adopted major measures to implement the country's 2016 socio-economic development plan and state budget.
The Prime Minister has assigned the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) to allocate 31% of gross domestic product (GDP) for social development investment this year.
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.
The freshest experience in measuring and tackling poverty was shared at the “South-South Exchange Workshop: Addressing Multi-Dimensional Poverty and Improving Service Delivery” in Ho Chi Minh City on December 15.
Nine border gate economic zones have been chosen by the Prime Minister to get investments sourced from the State budget for development during 2016-2020.
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.
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 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.