Vietnam has become one of the world’s fastest growing economies since the country first opened up to foreign trade and investment more than three decades ago, with GDP last year being 12.5 times higher than in 2001 and growth averaging 7.26% from 2001 to 2010.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung urged localities on August 26 to not use Official Development Assistance (ODA) loans next year for projects where funding can be mobilised from the private sector or domestic sources.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) held a teleconference in Hanoi on July 28 to review its six-month performance and outline tasks for the remaining months of this year.
VOV.VN - Along with political determination, there is plenty of work still left to be done to make Vietnam a truly reliable destination for foreign investors, with an array of opportunities ready to welcome a new wave of foreign direct investment.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has asked localities to bring their advantages into full play to welcome a wave of shifting FDI over the next six months.
A central steering committee for the economic census in 2021 will be established under Decision No. 752/QD-TTg signed by the Prime Minister on June 3.
VOV.VN - The impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic poses a risk of foreign investors looking to take advantage of the economic downturn to acquire vulnerable local enterprises.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam-Germany Friendship Association donated over 80,000 face masks to Germany on May 6 as part of joint global efforts to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee discussed a draft resolution on developing the central city of Da Nang to 2030 and vision to 2045 at its 44th session on April 24.
VOV.VN - The ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic is taking a heavy toll on big and small economies alike, requiring them to devise effective solutions in a bid to revive their economies after the pandemic is eradicated, according to insiders.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung submitted a relief package worth VND61.58 trillion (US$2.6 billion) to help those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic at the meeting of permanent Government members on April 1.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung had working trips to the UK and India from February 23 to March 1 to boost cooperation in economy, trade and investment.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has affirmed that India is a major trade partner and investor of Vietnam, urging the two sides to spare no efforts to soon realise the target of bringing bilateral trade to 15 billion USD.
In 2019, foreign direct investment attraction was a bright spot of Vietnam’s economic picture. It is expected to continue being one of the vital drivers of the country’s growth this year and beyond.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has submitted a new airline project to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc for approval.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung held talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning and Investment of Laos Sonsay Siphandone in Hanoi on December 23 to review cooperation between the two ministries over the past years and seek ways to boost ties next year.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has required Deputy Prime Ministers and Ministers to continue accompanying businesses and remove difficulties to help them achieve breakthrough development in 2020 and the following years.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has said authorities are considering the allocation of 1 billion USD for the sustainable development of the Mekong Delta to cope with climate change.
The first Vietnam-Australia Economic Partnership Meeting (EPM) was held in Adelaide city of Australia on November 29 under the co-chair of Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Chi Dung and Australian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham.
A Vietnamese business delegation, led by Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung, is attending the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2019, which opened in Shanghai on November 5.