Vietnam, Japan sign JPY86.425 billion ODA loan agreement
08:13 | 22/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the government of Vietnam concluded a JPY86.425 billion official development assistance (ODA) loan agreement for four projects on March 18, on the occasion of the visit to Japan by Vietnam President Truong Tan Sang.
JPY200 billion of Japanese ODA for Vietnam in 2014
11:03 | 20/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Japan will provide Vietnam with JPY200 billion of official development assistance in the fiscal year of 2014, and the sum will be used to invest in fields such as infrastructure development, technical cooperation, putting a new customs clearance system into operation, and establishing partner relations with Japanese small and medium businesses.
Korean FDI expectations
15:04 | 19/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Direct investment by Republic of Korea (RoK) businesses in Vietnam increased sharply in 2013. In 2014, according to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the RoK in Vietnam, Jun Dae Joo, RoK capital flows to Vietnam are likely to be maintained.
Processing-manufacturing sector attracts investors
11:06 | 14/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Department recently released its report on foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first two months of this year. Vietnam attracted US$1.539 billion in both new and supplementary FDI capital in these months, with the processing and manufacturing sector accounting for a vast majority.
TCS builds professional and friendly image
11:00 | 13/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Tan Son Nhat Cargo Services Company Limited (TCS) was established based on a joint venture between the Vietnam Airlines Corporation, the Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) and the Southern Airport Services Company (SASCO). Officially coming into operation on January 1 , 1997, the company has been providing air cargo services for 35 international airlines companies and hundreds of international cargo forwarding agents at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
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.