Thua Thien Hue: Good signs in industrial zones
08:10 | 01/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Thua Thien Hue Province Industrial Zones Authority said that in January 2014 alone, five projects totaling almost VND505 billion in capital were licensed to invest in provincial industrial zones (IZ), taking the number of effective investment projects and investment capital in provincial IZs to 92 and more than VND18.266 trillion.
FDI drops sharply in two months
10:22 | 27/02/2014 Investment
Vietnam attracted US$1.539 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) between January 1 and February 20, down 62.5% from the same period last year.
Ha Giang IZs create incentives for industrial development
15:08 | 26/02/2014 Investment
(VEN) - A resolution passed at the 15th session of the Ha Giang Province Party Committee says that infrastructure improvement and attraction of investment in existing industrial zones (IZ) is one of the six important socioeconomic development tasks of the province.
2013 law on public procurement promises breakthroughs
08:05 | 25/02/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The 2013 law on public procurement was passed by the National Assembly on November 26, 2013 and will take effect on July 1, 2014. The Ministry of Planning and Investment expects that the new law will help improve state management of bidding activities.
China increases investment in Vietnam
11:06 | 21/02/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Some market research companies said Chinese investors were showing greater interest in Vietnam’s real estate and textile and garment markets. The latter was expected to provide more export benefits when the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is agreed.
Vietnam remains attractive to foreign investors
08:08 | 20/02/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Vietnam attracted nearly US$400 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) in January 2014. Although this was only 78.1 percent of that in the same time last year, Vietnam attracted some large FDI projects last month underlining Vietnam’s continued attractiveness to investors.
Major opportunities for FDI disbursement breakthrough
14:05 | 19/02/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Foreign direct investment (FDI) disbursement has improved remarkably in recent years. It is expected that FDI disbursement will see a breakthrough this year after several major FDI projects are being completed and Prime Ministerial Resolution 103/NQ-CP on FDI capital attraction and use takes effect.
Belgian businesses increase investment in Hai Phong’s Izs
14:36 | 17/02/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The northern port city of Hai Phong recently permitted the Dinh Vu Industrial Zone Joint Stock Company (including Rent-A-Port, a major Belgian shareholder) to invest in an additional industrial zone (IZ) in Cat Hai, which is as large as the Dinh Vu IZ.
Choosing high-quality, environmentally-friendly FDI projects
08:30 | 10/02/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Vietnam achieved good results in attracting and disbursing foreign direct investment (FDI) capital. Vietnam Economic News’ reporter Nguyen Hoa spoke with Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh to broaden the understanding of FDI achievements in 2013 and FDI attraction directions for 2014.