Update news investment

 VietNamNet Bridge – Legendary global investor Dr. Marc Faber has recommended Vietnam as a solid investment as he believes the country offers attractive opportunities in the long run.

New Star Wars film 'will be made in UK', says Osborne

 Another Star Wars film will be made in the UK next year, Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed.

How will China use its new oil rigs?

The Chinese plan to build a series of new multi-billion dollar drilling rigs shows their obvious ambition to seek and exploit waters worth trillions of dollars in international trade and natural resources.

VN travel agents set sights on MICE market opportunities

VietNamNet Bridge – Promoting Viet Nam as an attractive Meeting, Incentive, Convention, and Exhibition (MICE) destination will be a key factor in developing the nation's tourism sector,


 Plastic sector targets export growth; Equitisation gains momentum; VN shrimp exports to US jump in Q1; Samsung looks to boost investment in Vietnam; US abolishes anti-dumping tax for one Vietnamese seafood business


 Gold prices rise as uncertainty grows; Government to strive for business-friendly conditions; Mekong Delta opens doors to investors; Myanmar to establish steel JVs with Vietnam; Viet Nam, Thailand eye 20% annual growth in trade

Vietnam encourages businesses to make investments in Myanmar

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese Government will help businesses invest in Myanmar, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said while receiving Myanmar Minister of Industry U Maung Myint in Ha Noi yesterday, May 13.

Vietnam opening the field for foreign firms

 Vietnam will slash the number of conditional business sectors and professions in order to open up more investment opportunities for foreign companies.

PM directs to improve investment, business environment

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Government will create favorable conditions for the business community to increase productivity, competitiveness, quality and competitiveness and make contribution to the nation’s socio-economic development.

Liquid money flows to securities

 VietNamNet Bridge – Daily securities trading volumes have been soaring since the beginning of the year, a phenomenon completely unexpected by observers and investors.

Vietnam lacks legal framework for PPP projects

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thirty-eight investment projects in the public-private partnership (PPP) format in the country have not been able to get off the ground due to the absence of a complete legal framework for PPP investment.

Vietnam wins $3.7b investment case

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has won its first international case related to investment, according to a Ministry of Justice statement released yesterday, March 4.

Minister pledges more ODA investment for agriculture

VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh has confirmed to Nong thon Ngay nay newspaper that the Government and donors will provide more official development assistance (ODA) loans to the agriculture sector.


 PM: Restructuring of SOEs key political task; Over 400 SOEs to be equitised by 2015; Vietnamese abroad encouraged to remit money home; HCM City IPs eye US$550 million in investment; Vietnam among top world’s gold consumers

Four potential fields of investment in 2014

VietNamNet Bridge – Businesses are eyeing real estate, securities, pharmaceuticals, and exports as the most attractive investment fields in 2014.


 Local company boosts Cameroon investment; Vinamilk expands world market; Binh Dinh unveils prioritised investment projects; Big challenge for economy in 2014; Haiphong licenses Hong Kong investment project

Businesses fear impact of TPP agreement

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is entering its final rounds of negotiation. With such a game changing deal imminent, Vietnamese experts have been considering the impact to be felt by local businesses

FIEs’ distribution right makes Vietnamese businesses anxious

Once foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) are given the right to distribute some important products in the domestic market, a lot of Vietnamese businesses would have to leave the market. However, this would benefit consumers.

Walmart extends hand to greet Vietnamese products

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese dream of bringing Vietnamese products into the US Walmart’s chain is turning into reality as Walmart now officially considers collecting goods from Vietnam for the distribution within the chain.

Political Headlines January 3

Cambodian NA chair to visit Viet Nam; Deputy PM calls for further red tape cuts; PM asks for more from local agriculture sector; Solidarity – source of strength of Vietnam-Cuba ties