Attracting FDI into agriculture
14:19 | 27/10/2014 Investment
(VEN) - In the first nine months of 2014, while foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam in the field of processing and manufacturing industries accounted for 70 percent of the total, FDI in agriculture accounted for a mere 0.5 percent. Experts believe new measures must be taken to attract FDI into agriculture.
ASEAN FDI attraction prospects
14:52 | 23/10/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Investors from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are present in 55 of the country’s 63 provinces and cities by September. Experts said that as a member of the ASEAN Economic Community by 2015, Vietnam will have great prospects to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) from ASEAN.
Hanoi The effectiveness of ODA projects
10:24 | 22/10/2014 Investment
(VEN) - According to the Hanoi Department of Planning and Investment, Hanoi has attracted and implemented 88 official development assistance (ODA) projects totaling almost US$4.49 billion in value, mostly including important socioeconomic infrastructure projects such as urban transport infrastructure, environmental and water supply and drainage projects; Japan has become the biggest provider of ODA for Hanoi with a total committed ODA amount of more than US$2.66 billion (accounting for 59.3 percent of all ODA capital that the capital has attracted); it is followed by the Asian Development Bank (representing 9.44 percent), France (8.59 percent), the World Bank (6 percent) and other bilateral and multilateral donors (17.6 percent). ODA for urban transport infrastructure projects accounts for 57 percent, while that for water supply projects represents 40 percent of the total.
PPP investments attract UK companies
14:06 | 21/10/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Fiona Woolf during her official visit to Ho Chi Minh City said that a delegation of the UK’s leading companies had paid special attention to key growth sectors where Ho Chi Minh City is moving towards such as infrastructure and health, especially the Thu Thiem New Urban Area and the Ho Chi Minh City Metro project.
More investment in sugarcane varieties
15:42 | 17/10/2014 Investment
(VEN) - There were more than 72 sugarcane varieties adopted in raw material production regions in the 2013-2014 sugarcane crop, including three varieties provided by the Sugarcane Research Institute.
HCMC tops foreign investment attractors
11:04 | 15/10/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City has toped localities nationwide in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction with 5,081 valid FDI projects totaling US$37 billion in registered capital.
Hai Duong’s increased competitiveness
14:05 | 13/10/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Currently, there are 7,216 companies operating in Hai Duong Province, with total registered capital of VND45.616 trillion, including 516 newly established companies in the first nine months of the year, with total registered capital of VND 2.221 trillion.
India attracts Vietnamese businesses
15:00 | 08/10/2014 Investment
(VEN) - “India pledged to eliminate all trade barriers to become a global factory. Therefore, Vietnamese businesses should pay more attention to this market and consider it as a reliable investment destination.”
Renewing investment promotion methods
17:02 | 07/10/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh said that Vietnam was improving the investment environment and renewing investment promotion methods in order to attract more capital in industrial zones in an interview with Vietnam Economic News’ Hoa Le and Nguyen Hoa.
ODA disbursement continues increasing
14:08 | 06/10/2014 Investment
(VEN) - ODA disbursement in the first nine months of this year strongly increased compared to the same period last year according to figures from the Ministry of Planning and Investment.