Creating an engine for growth
14:00 | 25/12/2013 Investment
(VEN) - Vietnamese economic growth is expected to increase in 2014 despite numerous difficulties. To create an engine for growth, Vietnam needs to pay more attention to the private sector, said Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh.
Japan hits top in investing in Vietnam
11:07 | 20/12/2013 Investment
(VEN) - Vietnam remains attractive to Japanese investors and Japanese investment capital in Vietnam continues to increase rapidly. According to cumulative statistics, Japan ranked first among 101 countries and territories investing in Vietnam with a total registered FDI capital of US$34.526 billion, accounting for 15.06 percent of total investment capital in Vietnam.
ODA reflects partner trust in Vietnam
10:27 | 17/12/2013 Investment
(VEN) - Although it has become a middle-income country, the amount of official development assistance (ODA) capital committed by international donors for Vietnam in the fiscal year of 2014 is no lower than in 2013 - this reflects donor trust in Vietnam, affirmed Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh at a meeting with the media at the conclusion of the Vietnam Development Partnership Forum (VDPF) 2013.
Vietnam could achieve higher growth
09:44 | 16/12/2013 Investment
(VEN) - The World Bank’s Lead Economist for Vietnam Sandeep Mahajan confirmed that Vietnam could achieve higher GDP growth in the World Bank’s Taking Stock report.
VBF 2013: Towards a favorable business environment
11:10 | 12/12/2013 Investment
(VEN) - The annual Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) was recently organized by the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). VBF 2013 took place on the threshold of the Consultative Group (CG) Meeting for Vietnam, which has been renamed Vietnam Development Partnership Forum (VDPF).
Ba Ria-Vung Tau:Japanese investors feel happy
08:01 | 11/12/2013 Investment
(VEN) - Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province’s appropriate infrastructure investment, favorable seaports and transportation links, and abundant labor resources are considered local strengths that satisfy Japanese investors.
Tan Thuan EPZ pioneers in development
11:15 | 10/12/2013 Investment
(VEN) - As the country’s first export- processing zone, Tan Thuan Export Processing Zone (Tan Thuan EPZ) has significantly contributed to the development of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and given important lessons in practical development of industrial parks (IPs) and EPZs in the country’s industrial development.
Vietnam develops towards sustainability
15:06 | 09/12/2013 Investment
(VEN) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended and delivered an important speech at the Vietnam Development Partnership Forum chaired by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the World Bank Vietnam in Hanoi.
Enhancing capital inflow into Izs
11:25 | 04/12/2013 Investment
(VEN) - Vietnam has 289 industrial zones (IZs), of which 184 have begun production and or trading activities and others are under infrastructure construction. While IZs contributed greatly to economic development they achieved a modest occupancy rate of 60 percent.
AEF 7 improves aid effectiveness for sustainable development
15:07 | 03/12/2013 Investment
(VEN) - On the threshold of the Vietnam Development Partnership Forum (VDPF) scheduled to take place on December 5, 2013, the Ministry of Planning and Investment held the 7th Aid Effectiveness Forum (AEF 7) on enhancing the effectiveness of aid for sustainable development on November 26 in Hanoi.