Vietnam remains Southeast Asia's bright star: ASEAN specialist (18/06/2024)
Vietnam remains a “bright star” of the Southeast Asian region despite power shortages and a weakened realty market last year, according to Kai Wei Ang, an ASEAN economist at the BofA Securities Inc., which is previously the Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Vietnam seeks to build stronger economic, trade, and investment ties with US (18/06/2024)
Co-operation in economics, trade, and investment between Vietnam and the United States continues to be a bright spot in the national pillar, representing an important pillar and being a major driving force in propelling bilateral ties forward.

Investment builds on biotech potential (17/06/2024)
Vietnam’s biotech sector is gaining momentum as both foreign and local players step up investments, which are expected to realise the country’s ambition to become a top 10 regional biotech hub.

State-owned enterprises asked to pioneer in innovation, int’l integration (17/06/2024)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh requested that State-owned enterprises (SOEs) play the pioneering role in innovation, application and mastery of science and technology in the Industry 4.0, and in international integration and effective foreign investment while meeting with executives from over 150 major SOEs on June 15.

Key source for investment (17/06/2024)
Considered a key investment source, ODA funds can often be tied up by complicated procedures and requirements.

US$980 million contract for Song Hau 2 Thermal Power Plant Project signed (11/06/2024)
Toyo Ink Group Berhad, Song Hau 2 Power Company Limited and Export-Import Bank of Malaysia (Eximbank Malaysia) have signed a credit contract worth US$980 million for Song Hau 2 Thermal Power Plant Project.

Vietnam among six ASEAN countries with good economic growth: Maybank (11/06/2024)
The gross domestic product (GDP) growth of six ASEAN countries - Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam - will recover to 4.5% and 4.7% in 2024 and 2025, respectively, from 4% in 2023, according to Maybank Research Pte Ltd forecast.

Small but quality FDI projects invested in southeastern localities (11/06/2024)
New foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in southeastern localities in the first five months of 2024 are not large but friendly to the environment and apply high technologies.

Vietnam may require $7 billion investment for pilot semiconductor production (10/06/2024)
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha has announced that Vietnam will invest in several research centres to support universities and innovation hubs, with pilot production costs potentially reaching $7 billion, necessitating collaboration between the government and the private sector.

FedEx Express eyes expansion in Vietnam (10/06/2024)
US-based FedEx Express is looking to expand its operation in Vietnam while maintaining its logistics activities at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

Investors grapple with PPP waste projects (10/06/2024)
Athough investors have options to fund development of waste treatment plant projects under the public-private partnership model, experience and awareness are still weak.

US chipmakers hit ground running with Vietnam plans (07/06/2024)
US chipmakers have bolstered their operations and partnership activities in Vietnam as the country emerges as a semiconductor hub amid the AI boom.

Ready-built factories boost prospects for developers (07/06/2024)
A ready-built factory model is becoming the top choice of foreign investors in Vietnam thanks to the convenience and expenditure savings they offer.

Vietnam to enter Top 20 fastest growing economies globally in 2024 (05/06/2024)
The development prospects of the Vietnamese economy in 2024 are very positive and driven by substantial foreign investment, especially in high-tech industries, according to Savills Viet Nam's report on investment in the Asia-Pacific region in the first quarter of 2024.

Vietnam and Switzerland boost investment and trade ties (05/06/2024)
More than 200 delegates physically and virtually attended the Vietnam – Switzerland Economic Forum 2024 in Zurich on June 4, examining measures to spur economic, trade, and investment ties between the two countries.

VN leads region in attracting long-term investment into innovative start-ups (05/06/2024)
The wave of innovative start-ups in Vietnam has developed at “dizzying” speeds, attracting the attention of many domestic and foreign investors, a seminar, entitled 'Investment Policies for Start-ups' in Hanoi heard on June 3.

Daesang expands food production capacity (04/06/2024)
South Korean food maker Daesang Corporation has expanded its production facilities in Vietnam to satisfy the increasing local demand for Korean food products.

Vietnam promotes economic diplomacy in Switzerland (04/06/2024)
The Vietnamese Embassy in Switzerland and the Swiss-Vietnamese Economic Forum (SVEF) are organising several events at the University of Zurich for June 3-4.