Vietnam receives new forms of foreign investment

09/01/2019 14:44

Non-equity modes (NEMs) of investment, or cross-border investment without capital contribution, have become an increasingly important form for foreign capital attraction and Vietnam should raise appropriate policies to better lure the inflow, experts said.

Various measures to be taken to promote trade in 2019

08/01/2019 17:36

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will continue its efforts to achieve the National Assembly’s target of total export turnover growing from 7-8% and trade deficit being kept at below 3%, Minister Tran Tuan Anh has said.

Hanoi’s exports grow 21.6% in 2018

08/01/2019 16:35

Hanoi shipped goods overseas for US$14.23 billion in 2018, an annual increase of 21.6%, reported the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.

Businesses advised to take better advantage of FTA benefits

08/01/2019 15:33

Vietnam’s joining of free trade agreements (FTAs) is quite suitable in the context of trade globalization. However, to promote the efficiency of boosting exports, a concerted policy system is needed to help businesses successfully take advantage of benefits brought by the FTAs, according to insiders.

Vietnam looks to boost timber exports to EU

08/01/2019 11:34

Vietnam will be able to boost its wood exports when the Vietnam-European Union Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) takes effect, said Permanent Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.

SBV sets 2019 credit growth target at 14%

08/01/2019 10:36

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has set the 2019 credit State Bank of Vietnam growth target
equivalent to the previous year at about 14%, according to SBV Deputy Governor Nguyen Thi Hong.

Vietnam to keep outperforming region: Fitch Solutions

08/01/2019 06:44

Vietnam’s economy expanded by 7.1 percent in 2018, but its increasing openness and reliance on foreign investment suggest it is unlikely to be spared from the global growth slowdown arising from rising trade protectionism and tighter financial conditions.

Airlines raise Vietnam tourism on global stage

07/01/2019 15:20

The past year has witnessed unbelievably impressive results for Vietnam’s tourism industry, with a record 15.6 million international visitors and 80 million domestic tourists, and total tourism revenue of VND620 trillion (US$26.95 billion).

Gold fever in energy sector

07/01/2019 15:18

The list of renewable energy projects registered by both foreign and domestic investors in the country has been growing consistently since the feed-in-tariff hike, but further work is required to meet the goals.

Red tape to be cut nationwide in 2019

05/01/2019 16:57

2019 will be a busy year for ministries looking to cut business prerequisites, and firms should contribute to making the process more efficient, said Nguyen Dinh Cung, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).

Vietnam remains as an attractive investment destination in 2019

04/01/2019 16:51

PSNews - 2018 saw a big success of Vietnam in attracting foreign investment with a total foreign direct investment (FDI) of 35.46 billion USD. Especially, the disbursed FDI reached a record in 2018 of 19.1 billion USD, up by 9.1 % compared to the previous year.