While financial resources are constrained from the state side, channelling investment into green projects through the issuance of green bonds may be what it takes for the economic development of the ASEAN bloc in general and Vietnam in particular to be greener and more socially and environmentally sustainable.
The 28th Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo 2018) themed “Enhancing Regional and Global Economic Links” opened on April 11 at the International Exhibition Centre in Hanoi.
The Philippines is considering an emergency purchase of up to 250,000 tonnes of rice from Vietnam or Thailand to ensure enough rice for domestic consumption during months of bad harvest.
Technology is seen as one way to help domestic logistic enterprises cut costs to gain an edge amidst higher demand in global transport.
Ho Chi Minh City tops the nation in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction, 30 years since the first foreign investor was allowed to operate in Vietnam on January 1, 1988.
Vietnam has proactively participated in trade and investment cooperation activities in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), which comprises Cambodia, China’s Yunnan and Guangxi provinces, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, over the past 25 years.
The e-commerce market has taken off in Vietnam thanks to booming internet usage and smartphone ownership, along with massive investments from key retail players, local media reported.
Vietnam attracted US$3 billion worth of foreign direct and portfolio investments to the real estate sector in 2017, a sharp increase of 80% over the year before.
A delegation from the Gyeonggi-Do Assembly of the Republic of Korea (RoK) led by its Chairman Jung Ki-Yul held a working session with the People’s Council of northern Ha Nam province on April 7.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the People’s Committee of Phu Yen province co-hosted a conference on April 6 to seek ways to promote sustainable development of the local fishery sector.
Pepper prices dropped by half at the end of the first quarter compared to 2017 and equaled to one-fourth of those in mid-2016, down to the lowest level over the last five years.
The list of renewable energy projects registered by foreign investors in Vietnam has been lengthened by projects from Thai and Spanish investors.
Vietnam’s derivatives market enjoyed robust and sustainable growth with 59 trading sessions in the first quarter of the year, according to the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX).
Two large foreign investment funds managed by VinaCapital and Dragon Capital have spent $21 million buying a 25 per cent stake in Century Land JSC (CenLand).
The competition authority in Vietnam have yet to make the next moves over a transaction in which Grab acquired Uber Technologies Inc’s Southeast Asian business after asking Grab to report details of the deal.
Most of relevant ministries, agencies, localities, organizations and individuals have thrown their weight behind a draft resolution to increase environmental protection tax on fuels prepared by the Ministry of Finance.
Vietnam’s international arrivals rose substantially in March, principally thanks to an influx of Chinese and South Korean holidaymakers.
The central province of Quang Nam has so far attracted 153 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a total registered capital of US$5.58 billion, with five new FDI projects worth US$12.
PSNews – Representative of Quang Ninh authorities handed over the Investment registration certificate for projects on construction and business of industrial park infrastructure to Amata group on March 30.
More than 26,700 enterprises were established in Vietnam in the first three months of the year, with total registered capital of nearly VND278.5 trillion (US$12.25 billion), according to the Agency of Business Registration under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.