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Investors from the EU will have opportunities to own higher stakes in Vietnamese banks than those from other countries under Việt Nam’s commitments in the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

64% of Japanese firms want to expand business in Vietnam: Jetro

About 64 percent of Japanese enterprises plan to continue expansion of their business in Vietnam due to its favourable investment environment.

Foreign investors hope for consistent economic policies in Vietnam

Many foreign businesses have expressed their hope for better business and investment environment in Vietnam, especially consistent policies on economic development.

Vietnam's agriculture sector surpasses many goals in 2019

The agricultural sector has surpassed many goals in 2019, it was reported at an online conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi on December 23.


Transport ministry wants to maintain toll at gate despite protests

 VietNamNet Bridge – The operator of a stretch of National Highway 1 in Tien Giang Province has been facing protests from truck drivers and owners for collecting toll on the highway as well as a bypass it built.

Vietnamese law not compatible with EVFTA commitments: expert

VietNamNet Bridge – The dispute settlement mechanism between the Government and foreign investors under the terms of the EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) are not compatible with some institutions in the country,

Public employees should know they are the people's servants

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Minh Thao, deputy director of the Department of Business Environment and Competition Capacity under the Central Institute for Economic Management,

HCM City's love affair with FDI to continue

 VietNamNet Bridge – In 2015 HCM City continued to lead Viet Nam in attracting foreign directed investment with inflows of US$4.5 billion. FDI projects have improved the city's socio-economic infrastructure and created a new facade for it.

Tourism forum links VN, Japan

 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 80 Vietnamese and 100 Japanese companies took part in an investment and tourism promotion seminar held by the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam in Japan last Saturday.

Experts warn of bumpy road ahead

 VietNamNet Bridge – Experts have warned of a difficult time ahead for Vietnam despite apparent opportunities which the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact will bring.

Vietnam draws attention from FDI firms

 VietNamNet Bridge – Several foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises are planning to develop big projects in Vietnam this year in view of an improved investment environment.

SBV aims to get bad debts to below 3%

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese government is determined to bring total bad debts down to 3 per cent in 2015, well below last year’s 5.43 per cent.

Hanoi: the ‘heart and soul' of Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi will build on the benefits conferred by Law on the Capital City to make 2015 a successful year on many fronts, Mayor Nguyen The Thao tells the Viet Nam News Agency.

Transfer pricing inflicting heavy losses

VietNamNet Bridge – Appropriate policies and enhanced management capacity are critical in the fight against transfer pricing to ensure a healthy business investment environment in Viet Nam.


SBV slashes deposit rate cap; Vietham attracts FDI from ASEAN countries; Home loans still hard to come by; Trade surplus hits $1.87b as high-value exports rise; State-owned firms misused funds: MoF

‘We need a new mindset'

 VietNamNet Bridge – Chairman of the Viet Nam Association of FDI Enterprises Nguyen Mai talked to Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi) newspaper about the past and future of foreign direct investment in Viet Nam.

Viet Nam strives to attract sound FDI

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Director of the Foreign Investment Agency under the Planning and Investment Ministry Dang Xuan Quang speaks to Tin Tuc (News) newspaper about Viet Nam's struggle to attract foreign direct investment.

Prime Minister advertises Vietnam’s investment environment on WEF blog

 VietNamNet Bridge - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung today posted an article advertising the investment climate in Vietnam on the blog of the World Economic Forum (WEF), where he made eloquent declarations of Vietnam’s stance on marine sovereignty.

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