Vietnam, a promising ASEAN destination for German investors
16:04 | 20/11/2014 Investment
(VEN) - As an emerging economy, Vietnam has interested more and more foreign investors including German businesses. Vietnam Economic News’ reporter Khuu Phung talked to Wolfram Gruenkorn, Managing Lawyer of GrÜnkorn & Partner Law Co., Ltd., to get clearer view on German investor’s general investment trend and intention in Vietnam in the years to come. As a German lawyer having experience and specialized in the Vietnamese market, he believes that Vietnam is the potential destination for German businesses in ASEAN.
Laos offers opportunities for Vietnamese businesses
10:25 | 19/11/2014 Investment
(VEN) - In preparation for the Vietnam-Laos economic conference in January 2015, the Association of Vietnam Investors in Laos (AVIL), the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) and Binh Dinh Province co-sponsored a discussion on economic cooperation between Vietnam’s Central Highlands and southern central provinces, and Laos’ southern central provinces. This meeting was aimed at finding solutions to current problems faced by projects in different localities.
Vietnam offers attractive investment environment
14:03 | 18/11/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Vietnam is a fast developing country. This development brings along considerable challenges and opportunities for qualified foreign companies. The demand for investment is obvious for everyone visiting Vietnam. All kinds of infrastructure like roads, railways, hospitals, waste water and waste treatment systems need improvement. But also vocational training, production and tourism are in demand of foreign high quality expertise. The list could be continued.
Deutsches Haus HCMC marks milestone in Vietnam-Germany relations
11:50 | 17/11/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Vietnam Economic News’ My Phung spoke with Horst Geicke, Chairman and CEO of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City Stadt Ltd., the investor in Deutsches Haus, to learn more about the project and its significance. Geicke, who has lived and worked in Vietnam for 15 years, hopes the project will attain a greater international profile at the upcoming APK 2014.
Japanese investment in HCMC Izs
14:54 | 13/11/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has developed many cooperation programs signed with Japanese localities as part of attempts to attract more Japanese investors.
Attracting investment capital in industrial zones
14:06 | 11/11/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Vietnam currently has more than 300 industrial and economic zones. According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, industrial and economic zones had not only played a major role in attracting domestic and foreign investment capital but also significantly contributed to the country’s socioeconomic development.
FDI: Don’t attach too much importance to registered capital
15:24 | 10/11/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Despite great efforts to attract foreign investors, registered foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam over the first 10 months of 2014 only reached US$13.7 billion, roughly 70 percent of FDI for the same period last year. Although FDI in Vietnam has decreased, the Ministry of Planning and Investment said that Vietnam should not attach too much importance to registered capital because the actual effectiveness of FDI is dependent on the disbursement of FDI capital.
Over US$19 billion invested abroad
15:52 | 09/11/2014 Investment
(VEN) - According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnamese businesses have invested in 904 projects in 63 countries and territories with total registered capital of US$19.1 billion.
Improving labor policy system
09:07 | 08/11/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Minh Huan when addressing a seminar with the Republic of Korea (RoK) companies on introducing Vietnam’s working environment and new labor policies said, “The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs is ready to meet, listen and work together to resolve problems for investors.”
Industrial parks in Ninh Binh attract investment
10:25 | 07/11/2014 Investment
(VEN) - To further attract investment into provincial industrial parks, Ninh Binh is focusing on administrative reform and investment incentive provision, said Deputy Head of Ninh Binh’s Industrial Park Management Board Vu Hoai Chuong at an interview with Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Hoa