Construction of Tamagawa Vietnam's $35 million factory gets underway (24/05/2024)
Tamagawa Vietnam, a subsidiary of Japanese sensor manufacturer Tamagawa Seiki, began construction of its $35 million factory in the northern province of Quang Ninh on May 17.

Euro investment takes on green hue (24/05/2024)
European companies increasingly beef up their manufacturing facilities in Vietnam with a focus on green production capacity.

Zurich forum to boost Vietnam – Switzerland economic cooperation (24/05/2024)
Officials, economic experts and academicians of Vietnam and Switzerland will examine opportunities to foster economic, trade and investment cooperation between the two countries at a joint forum due to take place in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 4.

US weighs upgrading Vietnam to ‘market economy’ status (22/05/2024)
The U.S. Department of Commerce has heard arguments from both sides for and against the upgrade for Vietnam to a market economy status, as the start of a review due to be completed in late July.

Samsung expects to pour additional $1bn into Vietnam annually (22/05/2024)
South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics expects to invest an additional US$1 billion into Vietnam each year in the coming time, the group’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Park Hark Kyu said at a meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh in Hanoi on Thursday.

Vietnam calls on Chinese firms to invest in green, digital economies: PM (22/05/2024)
Vietnam is welcoming investment by Chinese enterprises in the green and digital economies, both of which fall under the country’s sustainable development model for economic growth, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said during a meeting with Chinese corporations.

France, Vietnam hold annual high-level economic dialogue (21/05/2024)
Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong and Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade, Economic Attractiveness, Francophonie and French Nationals Abroad Franck Riester co-chaired the 8th session of the annual high-level economic dialogue between Vietnam and France on May 17 in Paris.

Vietnam benefits from Lotte-KOBC global logistics partnership deal (21/05/2024)
Vietnam will benefit from a partnership deal on global logistics between Lotte Global Logistics of the Republic of Korea and Korea Ocean Business Corporation (KOBC).

Indian tech billionaire meets Vietnamese technology community (21/05/2024)
Indian technology billionaire Narayana Murthy, founder of IT giant Infosys, held a dialogue with Vietnamese tech savvy developers at Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi on May 20 as part of his Vietnam visit from May 19 to 23.

Groundwork laid for the dual transition (20/05/2024)
Vietnam’s strategic focus on attracting high-quality foreign investment is being demonstrated through its emphasis on green and digital transformation projects, supported by robust legal frameworks and a strong commitment to sustainability and technological innovation.

Opportunities for Vietnam amid Chinese investment wave (20/05/2024)
China was the sixth-largest investor among 146 countries and territories investing in Vietnam in the first quarter, with registered capital of over $27.6 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Foxconn continues to expand production in Vietnam (20/05/2024)
Apple's main supplier, Foxconn, continues to expand its production in Vietnam with a focus on computing products.

Ho Chi Minh City lures $900 million in FDI in first four months (14/05/2024)
In the first four months of 2024, a total of $915.6 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital flowed into Ho Chi Minh City, down 6.5 per cent against the same period last year.

Vietnam’s textile sector brings in $37 billion in FDI (14/05/2024)
Over $37 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) has flowed into Vietnam’s textile and garment sector, according to the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS).

Ho Chi Minh City needs nearly $35 billion for 10 metro lines (14/05/2024)
The southern city wants to build 10 metro lines by 2060, over 510km in length, and with a total investment of nearly $34.5 billion.

SK Group breaks ground on $500 million biodegradable materials plant (13/05/2024)
South Korea’s second-largest conglomerate, SK Group, started construction on a $500 million biodegradable materials plant in Haiphong.

Important trends emerge in Vietnam’s investment landscape (13/05/2024)
Several important trends emerged in Vietnam’s investment landscape last year, including high-tech sectors, surging investment from China, and comprehensive cooperation with Japan in all fields, according to the recently released 2023 Report on Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) and Provincial Green Index (PGI).

US considers upgrading economic assessment of Vietnam (10/05/2024)
The United States Department of Commerce heard testimony on May 8 regarding whether or not to designate Vietnam as a "market economy”, gathering responses from many experts.

Vietnam well-placed to benefit from shifting FDI (10/05/2024)
Amidst evolving supply chain dynamics and intense investing competition, Vietnam continues to emerge as a key player in the Southeast Asian arena. Talking to VIR’s Luu Huong, head of Wholesale Banking at HSBC Vietnam Ahmed Yeganeh shed light on strategies for Vietnam to enhance its appeal for high-calibre foreign investments and bolster labour productivity.