Foreign investment disbursement up 3.2% in first four months

Foreign investment disbursement up 3.2% in first four months

NDO - Disbursed foreign direct investment in 2017 was estimated at US$4.8 billion as of April 20, up 3.2% over the same period last year, according to official figures. (2 hours ago)

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  Apr 23, 2017
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked the seaside town of Sam Son in central Thanh Hoa province to create unique tourism products to turn itself into a key national tourism destination.  

Ho Chi Minh City vows to create optimal conditions for Indian investors

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City will create favourable conditions and a better business environment for foreign investors, including Indian entrepreneurs, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong, on April 22.  

Workshop in Italy introduces Vietnam’s investment potential

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s investment potential was highlighted at a workshop jointly organised in Rome by the Vietnamese Embassy in Italy and the Italian Progress Time Magazine.  

Vietnam Top Trade Services Awards honour over 100 typical enterprises and entrepreneurs

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO – As many as 103 prominent enterprises and entrepreneurs were awarded the Vietnam Top Trade Services Awards 2016 at a ceremony in Hanoi on April 22.  

Forum discuss ways to enhance corporate governance

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in conjunction with the State Security Commission hosted a corporate business forum in Hanoi on April 21 to announce an annual report on Vietnamese businesses in 2017.  

HCMC leader offers green light for Iranian businesses

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO – Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong has committed to ensuring the most favourable conditions for foreign investors, including Iranian businesses. 

Challenges to economic growth target

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO – Vietnam’s economy in Q1 recorded the lowest growth rate over the same period during the past two years, reaching only 5.1%. With this increase, according to economic experts, to reach the set target of 6.7% of GDP growth for the whole year, in the second quarter, GDP growth must be at 6.27% (up 1% compared to the first quarter). This high rate of increase requires determination from the Government to direct the implementation of solutions to remove difficulties, promote production and business operation and improve an investment environment. 

JICA loan commitment for Vietnam maintained

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The capital that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has pledged to loan to Vietnam in fiscal year 2017 (from April 2017 to March 2018) will not differ much from the previous fiscal year.  

Dialogue discusses policies on urban development management

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO – It is essential to unify the national urban strategy with other policy frameworks for development, including those related to energy, water, transportation and infrastructure. 

Enormous potential for Vietnam - Iran economic co-operation

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO - A Vietnam - Iran Business Forum was held in Hanoi on April 20 to promote trade cooperation and friendship between the two countries.  

Vietjet aims for US$1.8 billion revenue in 2017

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO - Low-cost carrier Vietjet has announced its business goals for 2017, aiming to earn revenues of VND42 trillion (US$1.8 billion) and profits of VND3.6 trillion (US$158 million). 

Building and promoting the values of Vietnamese brands

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO – April 20 has been chosen as the official ‘Vietnamese Brands’ Day’ in accordance with the Prime Minister's decision ratified in 2008 to recognise contributions as well as encourage Vietnamese enterprises to continue to gain more achievements in their production and business, contributing to mobilising the efforts of agencies at all levels and enthusiasm of the enterprise community to building strong national brand names. 

Over 6,000 Japanese firms explore investment in HCM City

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Japanese External Trade Organisation (JETRO) representative office in Ho Chi Minh City welcomed over 6,000 Japanese firms to study the investment environment in the southern economic hub in 2016. 

PM calls for Hong Kong investment in hi-tech agriculture, industry

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on Hong Kong-based Sunwah Group and VinaCapital Fund to make further investments in Vietnam in the fields of hi-tech agriculture and industry.