Over VND20 trillion needed for iron ore exploration, mining and processing
11:27 | 14/12/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the plan for exploration, mining, processing and use of iron ore until 2020, with a vision towards 2030. The plan aims to complete 25 iron ore exploration projects, with a total capacity of about 294 million tonnes; put into operation two large-scale iron ore mines in Thach Khe (Ha Tinh Province) and Quy Xa (Lao Cai Province) and some small and medium-sized mines in the provinces of Ha Giang, Cao Bang, Lao Cai, Bac Kan, Thai Nguyen, Phu Tho, Thanh Hoa and Quang Ngai.
France provides additional funds for Hanoi metro
11:10 | 13/12/2014 Investment
(VEN) - On December 12 in Hanoi, Vietnamese Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh and French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean-Noel Poirier signed a financial protocol, under which the French government would provide an additional EUR85 million from its Emerging Markets Reserve (RPE) for Hanoi’s pilot urban railway line 3.
FDI shifted in Hanoi
14:07 | 12/12/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Hanoi are shifting from real estate projects to environmentally-friendly and high-tech industries.
Frank dialogue between government and businesses
11:22 | 11/12/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Annual Vietnam Business Forum 2014 (VBF) co-organized by the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation and the Vietnam Business Forum Consortium in Hanoi on December 2 attracted the interest of the Vietnamese business community and policy makers.
Italy not to miss business opportunities in Vietnam
14:49 | 09/12/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Italy has become the third largest European trading partner of Vietnam. Trade between the two countries is expected to reach EUR3.5 billion in 2014 and EUR5 billion in 2016. The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will open a new chapter for European investment in Vietnam. The increasing presence of Italian businesses in Vietnam reflects the great potential of European investment in the country.
Russia has seven new investment projects in Vietnam
16:28 | 08/12/2014 Investment
(VEN) - In the first 11 months of 2014, Russia invested US$11.17 million in Vietnam through seven new projects and increasing investment in three ongoing projects, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Currently, Russia ranks 17th among 101 countries and territories having investment projects in Vietnam.
FDI IN 11 MONTHS: Optimistic signals
09:36 | 04/12/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Compared with other countries in the region, the attractiveness of Vietnam for foreign investors has increasingly improved. This is evident through the amount of registered FDI (foreign direct investment) capital – US$17.33 billion that Vietnam attracted in the first 11 months of 2014.
Solid foundation for changes in 2015
10:18 | 03/12/2014 Investment
(VEN) - In the session to introduce the White Book 2015, the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) assessed that Vietnam has made good preparations to create a solid foundation for changes in 2015. This is the seventh edition of the White Book of EuroCham about trade, investment issues and proposals which will be officially presented on December 1, 2014.