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.
Thua Thien Hue: Good signs in industrial zones
08:10 | 01/03/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Thua Thien Hue Province Industrial Zones Authority said that in January 2014 alone, five projects totaling almost VND505 billion in capital were licensed to invest in provincial industrial zones (IZ), taking the number of effective investment projects and investment capital in provincial IZs to 92 and more than VND18.266 trillion.
FDI drops sharply in two months
10:22 | 27/02/2014 Investment
Vietnam attracted US$1.539 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) between January 1 and February 20, down 62.5% from the same period last year.
Ha Giang IZs create incentives for industrial development
15:08 | 26/02/2014 Investment
(VEN) - A resolution passed at the 15th session of the Ha Giang Province Party Committee says that infrastructure improvement and attraction of investment in existing industrial zones (IZ) is one of the six important socioeconomic development tasks of the province.