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Jan-Feb foreign direct investment rises 15 percent

Foreign investors have disbursed $1.5 billion for foreign direct investment projects in Vietnam in the first two months of this year, up 15.4 percent from the same period last year, said the Ministry of Investment and Planning at a recent meeting in Hanoi.

Laos the top place of Vietnamese investment

Laos becomes the largest recipient of Vietnamese outward investment as Vietnam has poured in $4.9 billions mostly to agriculture, energy and natural resources. 

ADB: Bad debt, low productivity the main challenges for Vietnam this year

The Asian Development Bank says non-performing loans and low productivity are the main challenges for Vietnam, while forecasting Vietnam’s economy will grow at 6.7 percent this year.
March 30, 2016 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

ADB's latest check on Vietnam's economy

The new assessment of Vietnam's economy and medium-term macroeconomic projections announced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). 
March 31, 2016 | 12:09 pm GMT+7

Dispute between industrial park owner and tenant draws official warning

Long An authorities have pledged to come down hard on owners of industrial parks if they interfere in the operations of their tenants, after a dispute between a park’s management and a Japanese firm got out of hand.
March 31, 2016 | 04:26 pm GMT+7

A third of foreign investors choose Vietnam over China

About half of foreign investors in Vietnam considered other countries before choosing Vietnam, and of those 27.9 percent contemplated China, followed by Thailand (21.2 percent) and Indonesia (12.6 percent).
March 31, 2016 | 07:45 pm GMT+7

Tax incentives cause Vietnam’s public services to suffer: ActionAid

Vietnam’s policy of offering low income tax, granting tax exemptions and other tax incentives to foreign-invested companies has ripped dozens of million dollars off the state annual budget revenue, said ActionAid Vietnam on Wednesday at a workshop about “Tax – Jobs – Tax policy of Vietnam”.
April 14, 2016 | 08:21 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s "top" investment destination suffers shortfall of foreign funds

Da Nang might be dubbed "Vietnam's most livable city"with a strong reputation for investment friendliness, but it faces a paradox with just 0.2 percent of the nation’s FDI finding its way to the city last year.
April 14, 2016 | 05:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s FDI inflow jumps 85 percent year on year to $6.9 billion

Foreign direct investment (FDI) pledges in Vietnam rose to $6.88 billion over January 1-April 20 this year, surging 85 percent from a year earlier, according to General Statistics Office (GSO) data released on April 27.
April 28, 2016 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Foreign investment continues to flow into Vietnam

Vietnam recorded a surge of FDI in the first quarter of 2016 with approximately 473 newly licensed projects, marking a jump of 77.2 percent compared to the same period last year, according to data from the General Statistics Office.
May 03, 2016 | 11:48 am GMT+7

Top FDI source China pours over $56 billion into Vietnam with nearly 5,000 projects

China, including Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, is the largest foreign investor in Vietnam in terms of total capital with more than 4,759 projects worth up to $56.7 billion, mainly focused on the processing and manufacturing industries.
May 04, 2016 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Singapore ramps up Vietnam investment in April

Singapore poured $730 million into Vietnam in April, up 31.2 percent from the previous month.
May 06, 2016 | 04:40 pm GMT+7

Foreign direct investment jumps in first four months

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects disbursed $4.65 billion up to April 19 this year, climbing 12 percent compared to the same period last year.
May 10, 2016 | 07:36 pm GMT+7

Taiwan ranks third out of foreign investors in Vietnam

In the first four months of the year, Taiwanese investment in Vietnam reached $664.1 million, with Tien Giang province proving to be the most attractive for Taiwanese capital.
May 16, 2016 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam posts trade surplus of $1.76 billion in first four months

Vietnam registered a trade surplus of $1.76 billion in the first four months of the year, according to statistics from Vietnam Customs.
May 18, 2016 | 05:35 pm GMT+7
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