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Lang Son People’s Committee has submitted the construction plan of Huu Nghi-Chi Lang Expressway to the Ministry of Planning and Investment

Hanoi receives 36 proposals for investment cooperation worth $26b

 The capital city of Ha Noi as of Monday received 36 proposals for memorandums (MoU) of understanding for investment cooperation, which were estimated to be worth more than US$26 billion in total.


East Ho Chi Minh City entices new investors

The recent green light for HCM City People’s Committee to set up an innovative hub in the east would make the so-called Vietnam Silicon Valley come to life and attract further investment into the city’s real estate market.

Sands shifting as pandemic shakes up geopolitical arena

With the current upheaval taking place around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, how can geopolitical frictions between the major powers impact nations like Vietnam that are looking to attract top investment?

Developers can ride funding waves

Competitive prices, along with advantages in climate and natural resources, are helping Vietnamese second home and holiday properties become one of the hottest investment channels in the country. 

Post-pandemic focus for new investments

A series of favourable policies are expected to be issued by the government’s upcoming taskforce in the country’s bid to attract a new investment wave after the health crisis.

Developers dine on industrial land

As Vietnam has emerged as an attractive option for companies seeking to diversify their manufacturing operations, industrial zone developers are planning to expand their land banks to welcome new investments heading to the country.

Investment promotion on the world wide web

Given the government’s proposed spending cuts for overseas business trips and conferences, Vietnam should quickly adopting online investment promotion.

Fate of five of 12 loss-making projects uncertain with EPC contractors out of reach

The fate of five of the 12 notorious loss-making projects remain uncertain because the Chinese contractors cannot be taken to court.

Keys to nation’s investment optimism

Recent analyses by the World Bank indicate that Vietnam will be one the few countries in the entire world to experience positive economic growth in 2020.

COVID-19 outbreak enhances trend of "make where you sell"

The COVID-19 outbreak is accelerating the shifting of corporate mindsets on diversifying from China and onboarding the trend of “make where you sell”.

Prime focus for investment attraction

Vietnam has made bold moves in amendments to investment rules to increase its attraction to overseas investors in past decades.

Three decades of investment attraction victories in Vietnam

Since the issuance of Vietnam’s Law on Foreign Investment in 1987 right after the doi moi policy was adopted, Vietnam has continuously revised its policies to keep improving the opportunities for international investors. 

Long Son Petrochemical Complex receives $1.4 billion added capital

The $1.386 billion added investment will help accelerate Long Son Petrochemical Complex that has fallen behind schedule.

Vietnamese e-wallets charm investors

Hefty sums found their way to Vietnamese e-wallets from diverse partners during the year, turning the segment into one of the investment hotspots.

Debts at Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel plant – phase 2 await extension

The fate of Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel plant – phase 2 remains uncertain and it is unable to restart while its debts are only swelling.

Supply chain is heading to Vietnam

The global relocation of supply chain links from China to Vietnam will continue, despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest report released by JLL.

Consumer finance in Vietnam charm foreign players

As Vietnam has a fertile consumer finance market, more foreign players are considering joining the bandwagon by tying up with local peers.

Two foreign banks' representative offices have licences withdrawn

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has withdrawn the licences of the representative offices of Kookmin from South Korea and Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Thai Stark Corporation PCL purchases Vietnamese cable manufacturers for $240 million

Stark Corporation of Thailand has completed the purchase of 100 per cent equity in Thipha and Dong Viet Non-Ferrous & Plastic JSC for $240 million.