Vietnam’s investment and trade offices abroad
11:20 | 02/02/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Direct investment abroad can help businesses expand markets, and avoid trade barriers in the countries receiving that investment. They can also help businesses access high technology and modern science, and learn about foreign information technology applications and management experiences.
Southeast Vietnam continues attracting FDI
14:00 | 01/02/2014 Investment
(VEN) - Southeast Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and the provinces of Dong Nai, Binh Duong, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Tay Ninh, and Binh Phuoc continue to hold an attractive position in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) due to investment quality improvement in 2013. This shows the confidence of foreign investors in the most dynamic economic region of the country.
ODA for Vietnam: Position, challenges and sharp reactions
14:00 | 30/01/2014 Investment
(VEN) - During the last two decades, Vietnam has received official development assistance (ODA) from the international donor community and gained many achievements. Its position has improved, but the country has to cope with new challenges. To realize the goal of becoming an industrialized and modernized country by 2020, the Vietnamese government must vigorously deal with these challenges.
ADB contributes to Vietnam’s growth
15:40 | 23/01/2014 Investment
(VEN) - In 2013, the 20th anniversary of development cooperation between Vietnam and international donors was celebrated. From a poor country, Vietnam has now become a middle-income country having the right to be proud of the achievements it has gained over the last two decades. “For the Asian Development Bank (ADB), joining and contributing to Vietnam’s success story has been a big honor and pleasure,” said ADB Country Director in Vietnam Tomoyuki Kimura.
FDI sector grows significantly
08:05 | 23/01/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The FDI sector attracted nearly US$22 billion and achieved a trade surplus of nearly US$13.9 billion, significantly contributing to the development of Vietnam’s economy in 2013. However, the FDI sector would contribute more if shortcomings in FDI attraction and disbursement had been improved.
Almost 1,300 FDI projects registered in 2013
09:30 | 17/01/2014 Investment
(VEN) - The Foreign Investment Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment said that Vietnam had attracted 1,275 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects by December 15 last year while at the same time permitted 472 ongoing projects to increase their capital. Registered investment capital of both old and new FDI projects amounted US$21.628 billion. Invested FDI capital reached US$11.5 billion in 2013, a 9.9 percent increase on 2012.