HCMC aims to attract US$2.5 billion in FDI in 2014
15:19 | 11/03/2014 Economy
(VEN) - With 4,841 effective foreign direct investment (FDI) projects totaling US$34.987 billion in registered capital, Ho Chi Minh City has become the country’s leader in terms of FDI attraction. The city targets to attract an additional US$2.5 billion in FDI in 2014.
Ha Giang: Open opportunities for investors
16:46 | 10/03/2014 Economy
(VEN) - Over recent years, Ha Giang Province has adopted policies to attract investment and they have initially brought practical effectiveness to the provincial sustainable economic development and poverty reduction process. Vietnam Economic News’ Huong Ky talked with Chairman of Ha Giang Province People’s Committee Dam Van Bong about the issue.
Hanoi prioritizes high quality service industries
08:11 | 08/03/2014 Economy
(VEN) - There are 2,727 effective foreign direct investment (FDI) projects totaling US$21.9 billion in registered capital in Hanoi, most of which are found in real estate, information and communications, processing and manufacturing, and entertainment sectors.
Accelerating public investment
14:02 | 07/03/2014 Economy
(VEN) - The status of unmarketable capital still appeared when credit negatively grew in February compared to the same period last year. Commercial banks have made greater efforts to bring capital to the market by preferential credit packages. To overcome difficulties, accelerating public investment to spread capital in the economy is necessary.
Walmart brings Vietnamese goods to oversea markets
08:51 | 07/03/2014 Economy
(VEN) - Walmart opened a sourcing office in Ho Chi Minh City in late 2013 in order to better facilitate the identification and selection of suppliers. The apperance of the largest grocery retailer in the US is expected to bring Vietnamese goods to oversea markets. Vietnam Economic News’ Phuong Lan had a talk with Kevin Gardner, Senior Director, International Corporate Affairs of Walmart.
European businesses show more trust in Vietnam
15:35 | 05/03/2014 Economy
(VEN) - On February 25, the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) announced the results of the 14th quarterly survey on the Business Climate Index (BCI) in Vietnam in the first quarter of 2014. Survey results show that business confidence and outlook among European businesses in Vietnam have significantly increased.
Vietnam keeps attracting Singaporean businesses
15:20 | 04/03/2014 Economy
(VEN) - Singapore is currently the second largest investor in Vietnam. Singaporean direct investment capital in Vietnam has increased in recent years and is expected to continue increasing this year.
FDI enterprises predominate in the tanning industry
09:32 | 04/03/2014 Economy
(VEN) - Foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises predominate in the tanning industry, assessed the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO) at a conference on development of the Vietnamese tanning industry in the context of international economic integration in 2014 that took place on February 25.