VOV.VN - The nation’s successful efforts to contain the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic is being taken as a guarantee of the country’s full commitment to a safe and competitive investment environment in comparison to regional neighbours.
Access to resources was vital for the development of of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam and Belgium will continue working to strengthen and deepen cooperative ties in various sectors, particularly in economy, trade and investment.
Vietnamese and French enterprises attended a conference in Paris on November 4 chaired by Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai Thang and Celine Charpiot-Zapolsky, Vice President of the France-Vietnam Council of CEOs MEDEF International.
The sixth Vietnam-France high-level economic dialogue took place in Paris on November 4 under the co-chair of Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai Thang and French Secretary of State to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne.
Measures to boost cooperative ties between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in the fields of trade, investment, labour, environment, infrastructure, science-technology, banking-finance, among others were discussed at the 17th meeting of the Vietnam-RoK Inter-Governmental Committee for Economic and Scientific-Technological Cooperation in Hanoi on October 23.
Experts suggest the foreign ownership limit should be 49% to make the country’s finance and banking sector more attractive to foreign investors.
Many investors from the Republic of Korea, Japan and China are looking to join the North-South Expressway project, according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai Thang.
While many Japanese investors are seeking better conditions in Vietnam to prepare for a possible exit from China and Thailand, Vietnam is in critical need of amending relevant laws and removing obstacles facing them.
Vietnam attracted US$35.46 billion in total foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2018, equivalent to 98.8% of the previous year’s figure.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) held a workshop in Hanoi on September 19 to provide updates on the Law on Support for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises and its enforcement in order to solve some of the issues that have arisen during its implementation.
This year marks 30 years since foreign direct investment (FDI) first entered Vietnam. Since then, FDI has contributed to the country’s socio – economic development by boosting exports, enriching the State budget and shifting the economic structure.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment on July 9 released a report on the recommendations for the strategy and orientation of new-generation free trade agreement (FTA) attraction for 2020-2030, a key piece of the socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030.
A business delegation from Hyogo prefecture and Kobe city of Japan held a working session with leaders of northern Ha Nam province on September 11 to inquire about the local investment environment.
The northern province of Ha Nam has set a target of VND56.5 trillion (US$2.48 billion) in 2017 industrial production, a rise of 15.4% over 2016, heard a conference held by the provincial Department of Industry and Trade on January 5 to launch tasks for the new year.
The Republic of Korea-based HTC company had a working session with Ha Nam’s authorities on March 2 concerning the construction of its plant in the northern locality.