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8/21/2018 9:33:40 AM

Vietnam well placed to grow: Japanese expert

Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), shares his thoughts with VET on Vietnam's economy past, present and future.

  • Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue worries about thin cap of enterprises

    Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue worries about thin cap of enterprises

    Public: 8/21/2018 5:28:33 PM

    The Government pays a lot of attention to the health of market participants and the thin capitalisation status of enterprises, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue at the Vietnam Economic Forum (ViEF) 2018 held in Hanoi on August 21.

  • Bac Ninh attracts USD 332.5 million in FDI in 7 months

    Bac Ninh attracts USD 332.5 million in FDI in 7 months

    Public: 8/21/2018 9:41:25 AM

    The northern province of Bac Ninh licensed 116 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth 332.5 million USD in the first seven months of 2018, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.

  • Vietnam offers greatest opportunities for greenfield renewables investments

    Vietnam offers greatest opportunities for greenfield renewables investments

    Public: 8/21/2018 9:23:13 AM

    Dang Chi Lieu, Partner at Baker & McKenzie (Vietnam) Ltd., tells VET about the potential and challenges for developing Vietnam's renewable energy industry.

  • Cabinet members debate amendments on Law on Public Investment

    Cabinet members debate amendments on Law on Public Investment

    Public: 8/20/2018 1:32:49 PM

    Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Thursday chaired the cabinet’s regular meeting on the development of institutions. The discussion focused on the revised Law on Public Investment which amends and supplements a number of articles of laws relating to the Planning Law.

  • Vietnam, southern African countries share experience in developing MSMEs

    Vietnam, southern African countries share experience in developing MSMEs

    Public: 8/20/2018 10:57:06 AM

    (VNF) - The Vietnam – Africa Friendship and Cooperation Association in coordination with Embassies of African countries in Vietnam recently held the conference on “Developing Micro, Small, Medium enterprises (MSMEs)”, aiming to reinforce the people-to-people exchange between Vietnam and countries of the South Africa Development Community (SADC).

  • Can Tho to improve investment environment

    Can Tho to improve investment environment

    Public: 8/20/2018 8:39:18 AM

    To support domestic and foreign investors, leaders in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have announced that priority is being given to calling for investment in key areas such as high-tech agriculture, agriculture processing, preservation, logistics, culture and tourism, tourism infrastructure, transport infrastructure, resort and urban infrastructure, housing, and commercial centers.

  • Start-up competition for Vietnamese students launched

    Start-up competition for Vietnamese students launched

    Public: 8/19/2018 10:20:23 AM

    The 2018 Vietnam Social Innovation Challenge (VSIC) was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on August 18, attracting many students across the country.

  • Vietnam-Cuba joint venture approved to produce detergents in Cuba

    Vietnam-Cuba joint venture approved to produce detergents in Cuba

    Public: 8/19/2018 10:13:54 AM

    Suchel TBV S.A., a joint venture between Vietnam and Cuba, was approved by the Cuban Government to build a detergent plant in the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM), according to Cuban News Agency (ACN).

  • Viettel’s Chairman and General Director: Viettel receives active support from Vietnamese representative missions abroad

    Viettel’s Chairman and General Director: Viettel receives active support from Vietnamese representative missions abroad

    Public: 8/18/2018 10:20:20 AM

    Major General Le Dang Dung, the Military Industry-Telecoms Group Viettel’s Chairman and General Director has said on the sidelines of the ongoing 30th Diplomatic Conference in Hanoi that to integrate into overseas markets, the information provided by overseas Vietnamese representative missions is very important.

  • Seminar discusses building Industry 4.0 action plan

    Seminar discusses building Industry 4.0 action plan

    Public: 8/18/2018 10:15:37 AM

    International experience in building an action plan serving the Fourth Industrial Revolution was shared at a seminar held in Hanoi on August 16.

  • VASEP: Tra fish export to EU tends to recover

    VASEP: Tra fish export to EU tends to recover

    Public: 8/18/2018 10:03:06 AM

    Tra fish exports to the European Union (EU) have recovered following incorrect news published by overseas media, said General Secretary of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP) Truong Dinh Hoe.

  • Compliance cost index shows taxation procedures least pricey for firms

    Compliance cost index shows taxation procedures least pricey for firms

    Public: 8/17/2018 9:21:48 AM

    The index for administrative procedure compliance costs (APCI) was released for the first time on August 17, assessing the actual expenses businesses and organisations have to incur in order to adhere to existing administrative procedures.

  • Party chief highlights importance of economic diplomatic works

    Party chief highlights importance of economic diplomatic works

    Public: 8/14/2018 11:45:39 AM

    Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong highlighted the need to enhance the effectiveness of economic diplomatic works serving for the nation’s sustainable development at the 30th Diplomatic Conference held on August 13 in Hanoi.

  • Foreign investment into Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu soars 30%

    Foreign investment into Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu soars 30%

    Public: 8/13/2018 1:32:25 PM

    The southern province of Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu has attracted US$2.15 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) since the beginning of this year, up 30.6 per cent over the same period last year.

  • Vietnam’s industrial property attractive to FDI enterprises

    Vietnam’s industrial property attractive to FDI enterprises

    Public: 8/13/2018 11:23:22 AM

    Vietnam’s industrial real estate market has been becoming a magnet for foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises thanks to robust growth of macro-economy.

  • East-West Economic Corridor int’l fair opens in Da Nang

    East-West Economic Corridor int’l fair opens in Da Nang

    Public: 8/6/2018 2:40:31 PM

    The East-West Economic Corridor’s International Trade, Tourism and Investment Fair – Da Nang kicked off in the central city of Vietnam on August 3.

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