HCMC aims to attract US$2.5 billion in FDI in 2014
15:19 | 11/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - With 4,841 effective foreign direct investment (FDI) projects totaling US$34.987 billion in registered capital, Ho Chi Minh City has become the country’s leader in terms of FDI attraction. The city targets to attract an additional US$2.5 billion in FDI in 2014.
Ha Giang: Open opportunities for investors
16:46 | 10/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Over recent years, Ha Giang Province has adopted policies to attract investment and they have initially brought practical effectiveness to the provincial sustainable economic development and poverty reduction process. Vietnam Economic News’ Huong Ky talked with Chairman of Ha Giang Province People’s Committee Dam Van Bong about the issue.
Hanoi prioritizes high quality service industries
08:11 | 08/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - There are 2,727 effective foreign direct investment (FDI) projects totaling US$21.9 billion in registered capital in Hanoi, most of which are found in real estate, information and communications, processing and manufacturing, and entertainment sectors.
Walmart brings Vietnamese goods to oversea markets
08:51 | 07/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Walmart opened a sourcing office in Ho Chi Minh City in late 2013 in order to better facilitate the identification and selection of suppliers. The apperance of the largest grocery retailer in the US is expected to bring Vietnamese goods to oversea markets. Vietnam Economic News’ Phuong Lan had a talk with Kevin Gardner, Senior Director, International Corporate Affairs of Walmart.
European businesses show more trust in Vietnam
15:35 | 05/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - On February 25, the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) announced the results of the 14th quarterly survey on the Business Climate Index (BCI) in Vietnam in the first quarter of 2014. Survey results show that business confidence and outlook among European businesses in Vietnam have significantly increased.
FDI enterprises predominate in the tanning industry
09:32 | 04/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises predominate in the tanning industry, assessed the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO) at a conference on development of the Vietnamese tanning industry in the context of international economic integration in 2014 that took place on February 25.
Largest gas field found in the central region
09:55 | 03/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Exxon Mobil Vietnam, a leading partner in exploring and exploiting oil and gas, said that it found a major gas field in the central region of Vietnam and intended to extract commercial petroleum gas for power production.
Hanoi attracts 55 FDI projects in Q1
09:24 | 01/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Hanoi Department of Planning and Investment said that Hanoi attracted 55 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with total registered capital of US$38 million in the first quarter of this year.