Is Vietnam’s foreign investment strategy misguided?
09:24 | 29/03/2017 Investment
(VEN) - Despite their progress in recent years, Vietnamese industries still depend heavily on foreign direct investment (FDI). In fact, official data show that foreign-invested firms currently account for 50 percent of industrial production in Vietnam, and 70 percent of its total export value. For example, 100 percent of mobile phone exports are made or assembled by the foreign invested sector.
Quang Nam holds conference promoting investment
10:05 | 27/03/2017 Investment
The central province of Quang Nam held a conference on March 26, calling for investments in the automobile support industry, garment-textile, and entertainment services in coastal areas, hi-tech agriculture, and the pharmaceutical industry.
The secret of Dong Nai’s foreign investment
17:12 | 26/03/2017 Investment
(VEN) - Dong Nai Province in southeast Vietnam is one of the country’s leading magnets for foreign direct investment (FDI). Not only that, but the types of investments are in keeping with the government’s policy of selective attraction with priority given to high-tech, support industry and environmentally-friendly projects.
Tuyen Quang tries to lure investors
16:04 | 24/03/2017 Investment
(VEN) - According to Tran Van Luong, the deputy director of the Tuyen Quang Department of Planning and Investment, the northern province has to date attracted only 69 investment projects, with total registered capital of VND24 trillion, including six foreign projects worth around US$160 million.
Missing links in accessing global supply chains
14:35 | 22/03/2017 Investment
(VEN) - According to the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in Hanoi, the local content of Japanese enterprises operating in Vietnam has so far reached only slightly more than 30 percent, much lower than in other countries in the region. At the same time, Vietnamese enterprises are only achieving local content of 13 percent.