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10/12/2018 9:14:38 AM

Moving towards the next level of FDI

Vietnam has experienced 30 years of successfully attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) and more opportunities stay ahead. Caitlin Wiesen, UNDP country director in Vietnam, writes about the need for the country to shift the FDI focus from quantity to quality.

  • Da Nang pours capital into expanding Tien Sa Port

    Da Nang pours capital into expanding Tien Sa Port

    Public: 10/13/2015 11:35:51 AM

    The central coastal city of Da Nang will invest about VND2 trillion in upgrading and expanding Tien Sa Port in the second phase with a total area of nearly 8,6 hectares, reported the municipal People’s Committee.

  • German companies to research investment in Vietnam

    Public: 10/8/2015 11:22:27 AM

    A delegation of 10 German enterprises will visit and expand cooperative relations with Vietnamese firms in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city from October 12th to 16th, reported the German Embassy in Vietnam on October 5th.

  • Quang Ninh calls for investment in 47 projects

    Quang Ninh calls for investment in 47 projects

    Public: 10/8/2015 10:49:07 AM

    The northern province of Quang Ninh called upon domestic and foreign enterprises to invest in 47 projects in the prioritized fields of transport, technical infrastructure for industrial zones and urban areas, tourism service, trade, agricultural production and hi-technology.

  • Vietnam, Laos to connect via railway

    Vietnam, Laos to connect via railway

    Public: 10/6/2015 11:39:09 PM

    (VNF) - The Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on October 6th inked a Record of Discussion (RD) to conduct a feasibility study on a railway link (about 550 kilometers) from Vientiane (Lao PDR) to Vung Ang port (Vietnam).

  • 2015-2020 period: Australia to provide AUD89.6 million in ODA to Vietnam

    2015-2020 period: Australia to provide AUD89.6 million in ODA to Vietnam

    Public: 10/2/2015 10:09:29 PM

    (VNF) - The Australian Government has released its aid investment plan (AIP) for Vietnam 2015-2020, reaffirming Australia’s commitment to Vietnam’s sustainable development.

  • Country lures USD17.5 billion FDI capital in nine months

    Country lures USD17.5 billion FDI capital in nine months

    Public: 10/2/2015 3:21:12 PM

    Total newly-registered and added FDI capital in the first nine months this year reached USD17.15 billion, a year-on-year rise of 53.4%, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.

  • Nearly 300 IZs formed in Vietnam

    Nearly 300 IZs formed in Vietnam

    Public: 10/1/2015 3:15:33 PM

    By September 2015, Vietnam had 299 formed industrial zones (IZs) with a total natural area of nearly 84,000 hectares, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Department for Economic Zones Management.

  • State capital to be withdrawn from Seaprodex

    State capital to be withdrawn from Seaprodex

    Public: 8/31/2015 5:51:36 PM

    Deputy Prime Minister (PM) Vu Van Ninh has guided state capital withdrawal from the Vietnam National Seaproducts Corporation (Seaprodex).

  • Binh Duong to have largest single roof warehouse in Southeast Asia

    Binh Duong to have largest single roof warehouse in Southeast Asia

    Public: 8/20/2015 12:58:32 PM

    On August 18th, APL Logistics and TBS Group organised an inauguration ceremony for the largest single roof warehouse in Southeast Asia in Binh Thang ward, Di An town, Binh Duong province.

  • Special economic zone to be shaped in HCMC

    Public: 8/19/2015 2:56:50 PM

    The special economic zone will be built in district 7 of Binh Chanh, Nha Be and Can Gio Districts to create driving force and break-through in production, business, exports and imports, investment attraction and trade development of Ho Chi Minh city in the coming years.

  • UK firms start work on Vietnam's tallest building

    UK firms start work on Vietnam's tallest building

    Public: 8/10/2015 4:17:06 PM

    British architecture companies Atkins and Arup have begun work on a 460-metre skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City, which will become Vietnam's tallest building on completion in 2017.

  • Vietnam thanks ODA for making the nation richer

    Vietnam thanks ODA for making the nation richer

    Public: 8/9/2015 9:18:54 AM

    Vietnam's many achievements in socio-economic development over the past 30 years of doi moi (renewal) owed much to 20 years as recipients of significant Official Development Assistance (ODA).

  • Foreign capital pours into real estate in HCM City

    Foreign capital pours into real estate in HCM City

    Public: 8/5/2015 11:28:24 AM

    Foreign firms have pumped hundreds of millions of US dollars into numerous real estate projects in Ho Chi Minh City as of late, attributed to an upswing in the real estate market after a long period of hibernation.

  • Sacombank opens wholly-owned subsidiary in Laos

    Sacombank opens wholly-owned subsidiary in Laos

    Public: 8/5/2015 10:25:42 AM

    The Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Sacombank) has recently converted its subsidiary in Laos into Sacombank Laos, a wholly-owned subsidiary bank.

  • Vietnam, EU basically end negotiations on bilateral FTA

    Vietnam, EU basically end negotiations on bilateral FTA

    Public: 8/5/2015 10:05:13 AM

    Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have basically concluded negotiations on the bilateral free trade agreement (EVFTA), announced Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang at a press conference in Hanoi on August 4.

  • Japan continues to enhance Vietnam’s customs sector

    Japan continues to enhance Vietnam’s customs sector

    Public: 8/1/2015 8:13:13 AM

    (VNF) - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) continues to support the “Strengthening the effectiveness of Vietnam Automated Cargo Clearance System (VNACCS)” technical cooperation project, which will officially start from August 1st.

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