Bright future for Vietnam’s foreign investment attraction: insiders (15/08/2023)
Vietnam’s foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction has seen signs of recovery after continuous declines over the past six months, becoming a driving force for the country’s economic growth in the medium and long term, said insiders.

Thu Duc City, districts regulate their land prices (15/08/2023)
Mr. Phan Van Mai, Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee, approved an ordinance empowering the Thu Duc City People’s Committee and districts to decide on land prices.

Vietnam expects stronger FDI inflows with large-scale projects (15/08/2023)
Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into Vietnam have gradually recovered with many large-scale investment projects following the COVID-19 pandemic as well as political and economic uncertainties in the world.

Vietnam’s real estate thirsty for M&A deals (15/08/2023)
Mergers and acquisitions between domestic and international real estate developers were down in the first half of the year, but could be a future bright spot with Vietnam boasting attractive economic fundamentals and investors biding their time.

Foreign companies ramp up interest in Vietnam’s cold storage market (14/08/2023)
On August 11, Lineage Logistics, a United States-based international cold chain solutions provider, announced its expansion in Vietnam through a joint venture with Hanoi-based, cold-storage warehouse operator SK.

Highway projects to create new development space: PM (14/08/2023)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on August 10 asked ministries, agencies, and localities to prepare plans to exploit the new development space created by major highways and roads when he chaired a meeting of the State steering committee for national key transport projects.

Korean investors pour USD2.34 billion into Vietnam in 7 months (14/08/2023)
In July, Korean investors alone poured more than USD1.1 billion into Vietnam, bringing the total investment capital of Korean enterprises in Vietnam in the first 7 months to USD2.34 billion, accounting for 14.4% of the total foreign investment capital to Vietnam in the first 7 months of the year.

Low investment efficiency hinders Vietnam’s economic growth: World Bank (14/08/2023)
A decline in public investment efficiency and climate change vulnerabilities are holding back Vietnam from making the desired progress in its economic development, according to the World Bank.

Vietnam – attractive destination for North European investors: official (14/08/2023)
Thanks to incentives under the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), Vietnam has emerged as an appealing destination for enterprises from the European Union (EU) in general and Northern Europe in particular, Vietnam’s Trade Counsellor in Sweden and Northern Europe Nguyen Thi Hoang Thuy has said.

14 solar projects under scrutiny for improper FIT gains (11/08/2023)
Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has raised concerns over 14 solar projects in the central province of Ninh Thuan that are believed to be unjustly benefiting from preferential tariffs. A comprehensive review and a set of corrective actions are being proposed to address these discrepancies.

Changes required to improve efficiency and management of public invesment: WB (11/08/2023)
Major changes are required to improve Việt Nam’s public investment, both in efficiency and post-management, said a report by World Bank (WB) released yesterday.

Vietnam makes considerable contributions to all pillars of ASEAN Community: Expert (11/08/2023)
Vietnam has made specific contributions to the development of the pillars of the ASEAN Community as well as the building of the ASEAN Vision 2025, said Dr. Nguyen Hong Hai, a lecturer of Queensland University of Technology’s School of Justice in Australia.

Wistron injects additional $24.5 million into Vietnam (11/08/2023)
The Board of Directors at Wistron – an Apple partner – has recently greenlit a plan to inject an additional $24.5 million into its manufacturing site in Vietnam.

Most of surveyed German firms plan expansion in Vietnam (10/08/2023)
About 91% of German companies are planning to expand their investment in Vietnam, according to a survey conducted by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce (AHK) in Vietnam.

New development space opens for Vietnam’s ICT industry (10/08/2023)
Despite ongoing challenges, new development opportunities are emerging for Vietnam’s ICT industry, driven by 4G and 5G networks.

PM calls on Abbott to expand investment in Việt Nam (10/08/2023)
Vietnamese Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính on Wednesday suggested United States’ healthcare giant Abbott expand its investment and upgrade the quality of its pharmaceutical manufacturing plants in Việt Nam, thus helping promote the domestic pharmaceutical industry.

Rare earth upsides can help beckon foreign capital (10/08/2023)
Vietnam can utilise its abundant reserves of rare earth materials to lure in high-tech foreign investments.

Foreign firms expand investment into Vietnamese furniture market (09/08/2023)
Lower tariffs, an easy trading environment, convenient logistic services, and a wide range of materials for manufacturing furniture make Vietnam a promising hub of furniture manufacturing, according to India-based market research company Mordor Intelligence.

Digital and professional skills at heart of collaborations (09/08/2023)
Cooperation in implementing training programmes to improve professional skills and digital transformation capacity for employees continues to become a central goal for both Vietnam and Singapore.

Sustaining mutual growth through new networks (09/08/2023)
Vietnam and Singapore are intensifying their bilateral ties in new fields with focus set on innovation, energy, and sustainability. Jaya Ratnam, Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam, provides analysis on how this cooperation has been implemented and benefited the two countries.