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.
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.
Indonesian food firm PT Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Food Tbk (AISA) plans to pour USD80 million into Vietnam and Malaysia to purchase stakes in two food companies this year.
(VNF) - The Ho Chi Minh city – Dau Giay section under the North - South Expressway Construction project opened to traffic on February 8th.
(VNF) – Export value of wood and wooden products reached USD494 million in January 2015, an 8.2% reduction over a year earlier, according to estimated statistics by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
(VNF) - The Nam Dinh provincial People’s Committee’s policy on the construction of a road junction connecting Nam Dinh sea economic zone to CauGie – NinhBinh expressway has been agreed by the Prime Minister (PM).
(VNF) - Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Tan Dung has made a decision to establish Tuyen Quang provincial Investment Promotion Centre.
The European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) in Vietnam on January 22nd announced the Business Climate Index (BCI) for the fourth quarter of 2014, showing business confidence, prospects and expectations improved significantly.
(VNF) - All of Viettel’s worldwide affiliates attended the first ever conference on telecommunications titled “Viettel global sharing experience” in Hanoi on January 22nd.
As of December 2014, eight countries in ASEAN invested USD53 billion in 2.057 projects in Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).