The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued Decision No.1604/QD-NHNN, approving a scheme on developing green banks in the country by using credit to back eco-friendly projects, with the aim of raising awareness of local banks on the social responsibility in fighting climate change, reported the local media.
Vietnam saw 36,055 enterprises registering for new establishment in the first five months this year, with a total capital of VND219.3 trillion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
(VNF) - The Vietnam Military-run Telecommunications Group (Viettel) officially became the 10th member of Qorus Mobile Alliance on May 25th, shaping the biggest consortium of leading mobile operators from around the world.
The business community in HCM city and provinces in the southern region have been informed in detail of the Vietnam-Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA).
The Vietnamese Embassy in Cairo introduced cooperation potentials and partnership opportunities in the Vietnamese market to Egyptian enterprises during a conference in Ismailia city on May 13th.
(VNF) - A clean energy conference themed “Smart solutions for Vietnam” was held in Ho Chi Minh city on May 14th with the participation of over 150 government officials, business leaders, investors and experts from Vietnam and US.
The southern province of Dong Nai lured USD982 million of FDI capital in the first four months this year, including both newly-registered and increased capital, reported the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Vietnamese investors gained insight into Pyeongtaek port, an entrepot linked with other international seaports, in the Republic of Korea (RoK) during a workshop in Hanoi on April 21st.
Work started on the construction of the VND2.3 trillion (USD107 million) Vinh Tan port complex in the central province of Binh Thuan on April 16th.
The Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) sealed credit contracts to provide roughly USD147 million for the construction of two infrastructure projects in Laos.
Construction on the Nongtha Complex funded by the Laos-Viet Bank (LVB) began in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on April 12th.
The progress of the construction package of Hanoi – Hai Phong highway project reached approximately 85%, reported the Vietnam Infrastructure Development and Finance Investment Corporation (Vidifi).
(VNF) – The Minister of Planning and Investment, Bui Quang Vinh and Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam, Hiroshi Fukada, have signed a diplomatic note of exchange on the provision of an ODA fund worth JPY112.4 billion in the 2014 fiscal year.
With numerous cooperation agreements signed with Vietnam, Denmark is quickly becoming a potential trade and investment partner of the Southeast Asian nation, paving the way for enterprises to promote export revenue, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
(VNF) - The Vietnam national carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) has asked the Transport Ministry to allow it to buy Terminal 1 (T1) at Noi Bai international airport (not including the hall E).
The Government has proposed to the Party Central Committee and the National Assembly a scheme that will reduce bad debts in the nation's banking system this year to three percent of total lending.