VBF: Vietnam pledges to improve investment environment
08:07 | 10/06/2014 Economy
(VEN) - On June 5, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation jointly organized the Mid-term Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2014. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended the forum and delivered an important speech affirming Vietnam’s commitment to improving the investment environment.
Clearing bad debts
14:02 | 09/06/2014 Economy
(VEN) - The government has implemented overall measures based on Decision 780 on dealing with bad debts and introduced the Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) in order to execute the mission.
Vietnamese bond market rapidly develops
14:33 | 08/06/2014 Economy
(VEN) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced its Asia Bond Monitor on June 4 saying that the Vietnamese bond market grew the fastest among emerging economies in East Asia.
Facilitating FDI in the Mekong Delta
11:25 | 05/06/2014 Economy
(VEN) - Construction of appropriate investment promotion policies and trade exchange stimulation are something that business associations and foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises suggested at the Mekong Delta investment environment conference recently held in Ho Chi Minh City to facilitate FDI in the Mekong Delta.
Attracting FDI and strengthening internal resources
15:28 | 03/06/2014 Economy
(VEN) - Many Vietnamese and foreign business leaders, researchers and economists who attended a recent Vietnam Business Insights forum held in Ho Chi Minh City under the theme “Redefining Sustainable Business Growth for Vietnam” shared the opinion that Vietnam must attract external resources and strengthen internal resources.
Preferential credit for farmer-business connectivity models
14:07 | 03/06/2014 Economy
(VEN) - The State Bank of Vietnam, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Science and Technology are considering cooperation on a pilot program for financing a connectivity model between businesses and farmers in order to multiply the model and promote high technology application in agricultural production and farm produce exports.
Vietnam attracted US$5.509 billion in five months
10:10 | 02/06/2014 Economy
(VEN) - Vietnam attracted an additional US$5.509 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first five months of 2014, 65.7 percent of that in the same period last year. About US$4.6 billion in FDI was already invested in this period, up 0.4 percent from the same time in 2013.
Attracting high-quality FDI projects
09:17 | 30/05/2014 Economy
(VEN) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency Director Do Nhat Hoang said that Vietnam would focus on attracting high-quality FDI projects.
Non-cash payments are booming
16:21 | 28/05/2014 Economy
(VEN) - The latest statistics announced by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) at the Vietnam Banking Conference and Expo (Banking Vietnam 2014) showed that by the end of March 2014, Vietnam had more than 15,500 automated teller machines (ATMs), over 137,700 points of sale/electronic draft capture (POS/EDC), and 68.5 million cards had been issued. The non-cash payment market in Vietnam is booming.
Facilitating FDI flows into agriculture
14:03 | 28/05/2014 Economy
(VEN) - In recent years, foreign direct investment (FDI) in the field of agriculture was below the desired level despite many advantages in this economic sector. To bring into play agricultural advantages and attract more FDI in this field, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is collecting consultative opinions on an FDI attraction and management project in the fields of agriculture, forestry and fisheries during the 2015-2020 period with an orientation towards 2030.