Weak links with FDI firms hurt support industries
10:58 | 15/06/2018 Investment
(VEN) - For the past 30 years, foreign-invested enterprises have been a major driver of Vietnam’s growth by creating jobs, and boosting manufacturing and exports. However, the expectation of closer links with and support for domestic enterprises so they can take part in global supply chains has yet to be realized.
FDI capital declines in first four months
10:28 | 14/06/2018 Investment
(VEN) - Vietnam attracted foreign direct investment (FDI) of US$8.06 billion in the first four months of 2018, 76.1 percent of the total accrued in the same period in 2017. According to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, despite the drop in registered FDI capital, disbursement continued a positive trend in the first four months of 2018.
Vietnam pledges stability for foreign investors
15:53 | 13/06/2018 Investment
Vietnam pledges to maintain stability to ensure the interests of foreign investors in Vietnam, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh emphasised at the 24th International Conference on the Future of Asia, held in Tokyo, on June 11.
Upgrade coming for investment information system
09:56 | 08/06/2018 Investment
(VEN) - A project designed to upgrade and develop Vietnam’s national investment information system, funded by the Republic of Korea (RoK) government, will be implemented from now until 2021 to help Vietnam attract foreign direct investment (FDI) more effectively, especially from the RoK.
US$6.75 billion in FDI disbursed in five months
10:38 | 07/06/2018 Investment
The disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first five months of 2018 was estimated at US$6.75 billion, up 9.8 pct year-on-year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam unfazed by FDI plunge
14:57 | 06/06/2018 Investment
Officials and experts are not unduly worried about an 18.4 percent year-on-year drop in FDI inflow in the first 5 months of the year, saying this figure should only be used for “reference purposes”.