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 17:07:10)


Foreign investors pledge US$1.25 billion in January

  Feb 23, 2018 22:00:43
NDO/VNA - Foreign companies pledged to invest nearly US$1.25 billion in Vietnam in January, according to Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.  

Dong Nai draws over US$147 million in FDI in first two months

  Feb 23, 2018 16:52:25
NDO/VNA - The southern province of Dong Nai has licensed eight new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth US$31.7 million and approved increases in capital in nine existing projects of US$115.4 million.  

Bac Ninh ranks second in FDI attraction in 2017

  Feb 21, 2018 17:13:42
NDO/VNA – The northern province of Bac Ninh attracted US$3.5 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2017, ranking second among all provinces and cities across the country.  

FDI attraction, highlights and inadequacies

  Feb 14, 2018 14:46:55
NDO - Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows to Vietnam advanced spectacularly in the last two quarters of 2017, bringing the total amount of FDI pledges for 2017 to a 10-year record high. However, experts recommended a comprehensive review of the quality of FDI capital after the 'Formosa incident' in 2016.  

Nearly 660 foreign investors receive trading codes in January

  Feb 09, 2018 15:18:09
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Securities Depository (VSD) granted some 659 trading codes to foreign investors, including 58 institutions and 601 individuals, in January. 

Ministry urged to finalise specific mechanisms for trans-national expressway

  Jan 18, 2018 17:24:29
NDO – The Ministry of Transport (MOT) should accelerate the construction of specific mechanisms for the North-South Expressway projects and submit them to the Government for consideration, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged.  

Lam Dong gives priority for hi-tech agricultural projects

  Dec 27, 2017 11:33:00
NDO – The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has called for the investment in 53 different projects covering the agricultural sector, tourism, trade and services, industry and science and technology. 

Czech regards Vietnam as an important economic partner: Czech official

  Dec 16, 2017 17:20:53
NDO – Vietnam is an important economic partner of the Czech Republic and the country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has selected the Southeast Asian nation as one of its 12 top priorities markets in Asia by 2020.  

FDI disbursement hits US$16 billion in eleven months

  Nov 28, 2017 11:06:50
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 17:14:02
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 22:18:03
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 17:00:41
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 10:27:48
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 10:18:25
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.