Vietnam’s FDI policy needs revision to maximise benefits

Vietnam’s FDI policy needs revision to maximise benefits

NDO - Vietnam's foreign direct investment (FDI) pledges and disbursement hit a 10-year record high in 2017, which has gradually created a pervasive influence on the domestic sector. However, it is time to adopt a completely new FDI attraction strategy in accordance with the new situation in order to boost the effectiveness and spillover effect of FDI in the future. (Jan 09, 2018)


FDI disbursement hits US$16 billion in eleven months

  Nov 28, 2017
NDO - Disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam reached US$16 billion in 2017 as of November 20, up 11.9% compared with the same period last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).  

Vietnam - Cambodia trade and investment forum opens

  Nov 20, 2017
NDO - A forum to bolster Vietnam - Cambodia trade and investment ties opened in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, on November 20. 

Deputy PM Hue meets with Samsung Vietnam leader

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue received General Director of Samsung Vietnam Shim Won-hwan in Hanoi on November 16, applauding the firm’s increase of locally made components in its products.  

Panama calls for investment from Vietnam

  Nov 09, 2017
NDO – Ambassador of Panama to Vietnam, Servio S. Samudio B, granted Nhan Dan Online an interview regarding the growing bilateral relationship between the Central American country and Vietnam on the occasion of the Panama’s National Day (November 3) and the 42nd anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two nations.  

APEC 2017: AIIB wants to help Da Nang develop infrastructure

  Nov 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) wants to boost cooperation in infrastructure investment with Da Nang so as to help promote the development of the central city of Vietnam, AIIB President Jin Liqun told local officials on November 8. 

Korean businesses explore investment in Binh Duong province

  Oct 27, 2017
NDO/VNA - Mando CEO and president Sung Il-mo, along with representatives of over 80 businesses from the Republic of Korea (ROK), had a working session with the authorities of the southern province of Binh Duong to explore investment cooperation opportunities on October 26. 

Japan’s large investment proves attractiveness of Binh Duong: Consul General

  Oct 26, 2017
NDO/VNA – Many Japanese companies are continuing to choose Binh Duong to make investments, proving the attractiveness of the southern province’s investment climate to foreign investors, said Kawaue Junichi, Consul General of Japan in HCM City. 

Ho Chi Minh City promotes investment opportunities to Australian firms

  Oct 26, 2017
NDO – With huge potential and many advantages, Ho Chi Minh City will become one of most attractive destinations in the world for Australian enterprises. 

Vietnam’s FDI disbursement reaches US$14.2 billion

  Oct 26, 2017
NDO – The total disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam reached an estimated US$14.2 billion in the first ten months of 2017, up 11.8% annually, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. 

JICA official: Payment delay – barrier to ODA-funded projects

  Oct 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – Payment and site clearance delay are major barriers to official development assistance (ODA)-funded projects in Vietnam, chief representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam Fujita Yasuo told a press conference in Hanoi on October 18.  

City promotes investment connection with Korean firms

  Oct 18, 2017
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City is committed to improving its investment environment and creating favourable conditions for foreign businesses, including those from the Republic of Korea (RoK), so that they may make long-term investments in the city. 

PM: Da Nang should leverage APEC Economic Leaders’ Week

  Oct 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – While successfully hosting the upcoming 2017 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, Da Nang should spare no effort to become the most livable city in the country, a must-visit tourism destination and a major investment attraction, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on October 15. 

Huge potential for promoting Vietnam-South Africa investment and cooperation

  Oct 13, 2017
NDO – The potential for cooperation and investment between localities in Vietnam and South Africa remains promising heard a workshop held in Johannesburg city, South Africa, on October 12.  

City calls for investment in 133 development projects

  Oct 11, 2017
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City calls for investment in 133 projects, including 73 transport infrastructure development projects, 21 urban refurbishment and resettlement schemes, 11 education projects and seven flood reduction plans.