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Public investment: thousands of projects cut, but total capital up by quadrillion VNDicon
FEATURE05/06/20210

Public investment: thousands of projects cut, but total capital up by quadrillion VND

The total public investment capital has increased sharply in the 2021-2025 period compared with 2016-2020, but the number of projects has fallen significantly.

 
Further clarity to new investment lawsicon

Further clarity to new investment laws

BUSINESS
04/05/2020

International investors are seeking for more positive changes in mergers and acquisitions transactions and market access conditions in the latest draft amendments to the Law on Investment to keep them moving forward with their future ventures.

US and Viet Nam sign $42 million deal to strengthen bilateral partnershipicon

US and Viet Nam sign $42 million deal to strengthen bilateral partnership

BUSINESS
15/04/2020

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) on Wednesday virtually signed a US$42 million agreement to advance Vietnam’s economic competitiveness.

Financial dilemma over air strips of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airportsicon

Financial dilemma over air strips of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports

BUSINESS
09/03/2020

State management agencies are at a loss in finding suitable capital for improving the runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports.

The sun still shines in Vietnam: World Bankicon

The sun still shines in Vietnam: World Bank

FEATURE
19/02/2020

Saying that ‘the sun is still shining above the Vietnamese sky’, the World Bank has also noted that the country should not ignore risks that could occur during bad times.

New growth model for new decadeicon

New growth model for new decade

FEATURE
28/01/2020

In 2019, foreign direct investment attraction was a bright spot of Vietnam’s economic picture. It is expected to continue being one of the vital drivers of the country’s growth this year and beyond.

More than 89,000 VN businesses leave market in 2019icon

More than 89,000 VN businesses leave market in 2019

BUSINESS
08/01/2020

The number of businesses established in 2019 increased by 5.2 percent, but the number leaving the market rose more sharply, by 20.2 percent, compared with 2018.

PM blamed  ministries for Moody’s negative actionicon

PM blamed ministries for Moody’s negative action

POLITICS
22/12/2019

Delay in paying government debts was due to the lack of seriousness of related government agencies in following the instruction of the prime minister.

Vietnam told not to entertain illusions about FDIicon

Vietnam told not to entertain illusions about FDI

BUSINESS
06/08/2019

Vietnam offers big incentives to foreign investors to attract investments, but the benefits from FDI have been modest, experts say.

FDI capital is not coming from the 'best' firmsicon

FDI capital is not coming from the 'best' firms

BUSINESS
02/08/2019

The best factories and companies from the US and Japan do not move to Vietnam, but to Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

Disillusioned about FDI: expertsicon

Disillusioned about FDI: experts

BUSINESS
29/07/2019

If Vietnam doesn’t have a reasonable policy on using capital from FDI, it will have to pay a heavy price for it, experts say.

Should SOEs make outward investments?icon

Should SOEs make outward investments?

BUSINESS
12/06/2019

Experts warn that if state-owned enterprises (SOEs) make outward investments, the state would lose capital.

Build-to-suit mini workshops favored by foreign enterprisesicon

Build-to-suit mini workshops favored by foreign enterprises

BUSINESS
07/06/2019

Despite relatively high leasing fees, ready-made workshops are still being chosen by foreign investors, especially those from Japan and South Korea.

What can Vietnam receive from Chinese investments?icon

What can Vietnam receive from Chinese investments?

BUSINESS
06/06/2019

Chinese investment capital in the first four months of 2019 alone amounted to 70 percent of the investment capital in the entire year 2018.

China now ranks first among foreign investors in Vietnamicon

China now ranks first among foreign investors in Vietnam

BUSINESS
03/06/2019

Of seven large projects registered in the first five months of 2019, five belonged to Chinese investors.

Public investment remains uncontrolled, like a restive horseicon

Public investment remains uncontrolled, like a restive horse

FEATURE
28/05/2019

The main reason for amending the Public Investment Law is ‘difficulty in the implementation’. Is this true?

Vietnam draws up control policy for foreign-invested enterprisesicon

Vietnam draws up control policy for foreign-invested enterprises

BUSINESS
16/05/2019

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue asked MOF to set up a mechanism to control the enterprises.

Gov’t wants to adjust criteria for classification of important national projectsicon

Gov’t wants to adjust criteria for classification of important national projects

BUSINESS
24/04/2019

Some economists warn that the higher investment capital for national important projects may make it more difficult to manage public projects and lend a hand to unnecessary use of state funds.