Vietnam Energy Outlook Report 2024 launched (20/06/2024)
Vietnam's target of achieving the climate neutrality by 2050 is not only technically feasible but also the most cost-effective scenario, according to a report developed by Vietnam’s Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam.

Russia’s Far East potiential destination for Vietnamese businesses: official (20/06/2024)
There is ample room to promote trade between Vietnam and Russia’s Far East, head of the Vietnam Trade Office Branch in the Far East region Nguyen Hong Thanh said in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) ahead of the state visit to Vietnam by President Vladimir Putin.

Vietnamese GDP growth unlikely to fulfill 6.5% target this year: VEPR (20/06/2024)
Despite a bright economic outlook for this year, Vietnamese GDP growth is unlikely to achieve the target of 6.5% set by the National Assembly (NA) due to internal and external impacts, said Nguyen Quoc Viet, deputy director of the Vietnam Institute for Economics and Policy Research (VEPR).

President Putin’s state visit to strengthen Vietnam - Russia ties (19/06/2024)
During his 5th visit to Vietnam on June 19 and 20, President Vladimir Putin and a high-ranking delegation of Russia are scheduled to have talks and meetings with senior leaders of Vietnam and some other activities, thereby continuing to enhance and develop the two countries' relations.

Maritime route linking Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand planned (19/06/2024)
The plan aiming to boost trade, investment and tourism among the three countries.

HiteJinro to build soju plant in Vietnam (19/06/2024)
Hitejinro Co., South Korea’s leading beverage company, will start construction of its $100 million soju plant in Thai Binh in the first quarter of 2025, according to the leaders of Thai Thuy district and HinteJinro on June 13.

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.