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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.

  • SBV to divert more credits to eco-friendly projects

    SBV to divert more credits to eco-friendly projects

    Public: 8/20/2018 9:27:01 AM

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hanoi takes lead in FDI attraction

    Hanoi takes lead in FDI attraction

    Public: 8/3/2018 10:56:55 AM

    Hanoi lured more than USD 6.17 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first seven months of 2018, making it the leading FDI attractor of the country, accounting for 26.9 percent of total FDI commitments in the period.

  • Vietnam promotes trade, investment in Algeria

    Vietnam promotes trade, investment in Algeria

    Public: 7/21/2018 6:01:44 PM

    Vietnam and Algeria should work to remove bottlenecks for investment and trade activities as well as complete a legal framework of support measures so businesses from both sides can enter each other’s market.

  • US firm considers USD50m investment in silkworm development

    US firm considers USD50m investment in silkworm development

    Public: 7/6/2018 3:09:24 PM

    Kraig Biocraft Laboratories met with the authorities of Quang Nam Province on July 4 to discuss silkworm technology.

  • Vietnam aims to resolve investor disputes with government

    Vietnam aims to resolve investor disputes with government

    Public: 6/25/2018 2:24:23 PM

    With Vietnam signing many multilateral and bilateral trade agreements and attracting more and more foreign investment, it is hard to avoid grievances and disputes, a workshop heard in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • AgroViet 2018 slated for late June in Da Nang

    AgroViet 2018 slated for late June in Da Nang

    Public: 6/20/2018 10:37:02 AM

    The 18th Vietnam International Agriculture Trade Fair (AgroViet 2018) will take place from June 28 to July 1 in the central city of Da Nang, announced the organising board at a press conference in Hanoi on June 18.

  • PM: Soc Trang will become “treasury” of investors

    PM: Soc Trang will become “treasury” of investors

    Public: 6/19/2018 11:26:25 PM

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed his belief that the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang will become a “treasury” of investors in the near future.

  • Vietnamese overseas investment exceeds USD 187 million

    Vietnamese overseas investment exceeds USD 187 million

    Public: 6/11/2018 2:19:26 PM

    Vietnamese enterprises invested nearly 184.7 million USD in overseas projects in the first five months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office.

  • Vietnamese investors guaranteed favourable conditions in India’s Assam State

    Vietnamese investors guaranteed favourable conditions in India’s Assam State

    Public: 5/15/2018 2:33:08 PM

    India’s Assam State will offer a number of preferential policies to create the most favourable conditions for foreign investors to invest, including Vietnamese investors.

  • Vietnam determined to cut logistics costs

    Vietnam determined to cut logistics costs

    Public: 4/17/2018 4:36:15 PM

    Ways to reduce logistics costs in Vietnam were once again discussed at a national conference on April 16, showing the strong determination of the government to increase the competitiveness of the economy.

  • New Japanese investment trend in Vietnam

    New Japanese investment trend in Vietnam

    Public: 4/10/2018 11:18:05 AM

    Japan currently ranks second among 125 countries and territories investing in Vietnam with a total registered capital of US$49.46 billion, after the Republic of Korea (RoK). Economists have predicted that Japanese direct investment in Vietnam will continue to grow in 2018.

  • International franchisors keen on Vietnam

    International franchisors keen on Vietnam

    Public: 4/9/2018 3:02:54 PM

    Vietnam is likely to see a greater presence by international franchisors over the next few years.

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