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.

Vietnam yet to tap rare earth resources (04/06/2024)
Vietnam boasts a large reserve of approximately 30 million tonnes of rare earth, but the country has yet to conduct thorough research about how to exploit and process it effectively.

General Director of Zamil Steel Vietnam: Vietnam a highly attractive market for investors (03/06/2024)
Mr. Krishnakanth Kodukula, General Director of Zamil Steel Vietnam, discusses relations between Vietnam and corporations from the Arab world as well as his company’s future plans.

Attracting foreign investment in southern Red River Delta region (03/06/2024)
Economic growth in provinces in the southern Red River Delta region, comprising Ha Nam, Nam Dinh and Thai Binh, was slower than in the wider region. To achieve breakthroughs, these provinces have been working hard to attract foreign direct investment (FDI).

FDI to be expanded with green focus (03/06/2024)
Vietnam is projected to improve its trade and investment flows as global demands increase, with a green trend on the rise in supply chains.

New framework proposed to assess foreign-invested projects (31/05/2024)
The Institute of International Investment Studies (ISC) last week launched research results on criteria for appraising foreign-invested projects and assessing their effectiveness. The research financed by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to support localities. Dr. Ngo Cong Thanh, vice chairman of the ISC, and head of the research team of the criteria told VIR’s Oanh Nguyen about their work.

Mitsubishi Corporation expands operations in Vietnam from urban development to automotive industry (31/05/2024)
Mitsubishi Corporation signed a MoU with Vingroup on May 30 for comprehensive strategic cooperation in five key areas ranging from urban development to the automotive industry.