National Assembly Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien has stressed the need for the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to be a pioneer in boosting regional connectivity.
The number of newly-established business in Hanoi rose by 14% to 16,714 in the first eight months of 2017, with a combined registered capital of approximately VND130 trillion (US$5.72 billion), up 4% year on year.
By developing transport infrastructure projects under the mode of BT (build, transfer), investors are willing to pour capital into projects if there are reasonable policies.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam government fully understands that to compete for foreign direct investment with other Asian countries over the long term— low wages aren’t sufficient, says leading economist Eugenia Victorino.
HCM City is seeking more than VND128 trillion (US$5.63 billion) in investment between now and 2020 for socio-economic development, according to the city’s Department of Planning and Investment.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on member groups of the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) to expand their investment in Vietnam through public-private partnership (PPP) projects, expecting that Japan will lead in executing the PPP form in the country.
An official of the Ministry of Finance has detailed four financial cooperation initiatives proposed by Vietnam in the APEC Year 2017, ahead of the Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting slated for May 18-19 in Ninh Binh province.
The Government has issued a decree offering HCM City special financial and budgetary policies and incentives in an aim to improve its infrastructure.
Vietnam has become the first partner of the World Economic Forum (WEF) within the public-private partnership (PPP) model, which is expected to provide Vietnam with access to great resources and relationships for the country’s development.
Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities are struggling to reach the target of having wastewater treatment systems at all export processing zones, industrial parks and industrial complexes by 2020.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to support construction of the North-South Highway with investment of VND55 trillion (US$2.4 billion) sourced from Government bonds during the 2016-2020 period.
Ho Chi Minh City needs better cooperation among the State, developers, builders, material suppliers and banks to improve the local property market, the Ho Chi Minh City Real Estate Association has said.
Experts agreed on March 1 in a conference in Hanoi that there was a need for more public-private partnerships in education and training.
Nearly 30 firms and 20,000 farmers will take part in producing 25,000 tonnes of tea of international standards in a project to promote the private-public partnership (PPP) model in tea production.
Ho Chi Minh City has the potential to outdo Singapore in terms of medical services by as early as 2020 if medical facilities are adequately invested in, the municipal health director has said.
The main water supply company in Da Nang city, Dawaco, has proposed that it raises funds on its own to build the Hoa Lien Water Plant instead of using non-refundable Official Development Assistance (ODA) funds from Japan.
A report by the prestigious global accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCooper (PWC) predicts continued economic growth for Vietnam until 2050 period, with annual GDP increase of 5.1%, on average.
The Vietnamese Government has paid special heed to reducing poverty in an inclusive and sustainable manner, stated Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of the Vietnam Mission to the UN.
HCM City has recently called for private investment under the public-private partnership (PPP) model to kick off several key transport infrastructure projects under in the context of a limited State budget amid increasing transport demand.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed an agreement on December 21 to provide transaction advisory services to the Ministry of Transport (MOT) for Ho Chi Minh City’s Third Ring Road project.