Vietnamese investment in Cambodia soars
09:29 | 08/04/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Vietnamese direct investment in Cambodia has increased sharply in recent years. Vietnam Economic News’ reporter Nguyen Hoa spoke with Le Minh Dien, Deputy Director of the Department of Foreign Economic Relations under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Enhancing links to create new impetus
09:02 | 03/04/2014 Investment
(VEN) - At a seminar on improving links between foreign and domestic businesses held in Hanoi on March 26, many delegates said that Vietnam has had over 25 years attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) however, until now the links between FDI enterprises and domestic firms has remained loose. To strengthen this coordination, domestic enterprises need to make efforts themselves apart from support policies from the government.
GDP increases by 4.96 percent in first quarter
08:52 | 02/04/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment’s General Statistical Office said that gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 4.96 percent in the first quarter of this year compared with 5.97 percent in the same period of 2010, 5.9 percent in 2011, 4.75 percent in 2012 and 4.76 percent in 2013.
Japanese investment in Vietnam increases
14:09 | 26/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - With an open business environment, Vietnam has become an attractive market to Japanese businesses. Many Japanese businesses have effectively invested in Vietnam and intend to increase their investment in the country.
Bac Ninh attracts more than 500 FDI projects
09:47 | 25/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Bac Ninh Province People’s Committee said that Bac Ninh Province attracted more than 500 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with total registered capital of US$6.29 billion by the end of this February.
Samsung praises investment environment
16:11 | 24/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - “The investment environment in Vietnam is very good,” Samsung Vina Electronics Co. Deputy General Director Nguyen Van Dao told Vietnam Economic News’ reporter Nguyen Hoa in a recent interview.
Attracting US$22.34 billion in FDI in 2013
10:15 | 23/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Department said on March 13 that Vietnam had attracted US$21.6 billion by December 20, 2013 and US$22.34 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) by the end of the year.
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.