NDO – The total disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam reached an estimated US$14.2 billion in the first ten months of 2017, up 11.8% annually, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
NDO/VNA – Payment and site clearance delay are major barriers to official development assistance (ODA)-funded projects in Vietnam, chief representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam Fujita Yasuo told a press conference in Hanoi on October 18.
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City is committed to improving its investment environment and creating favourable conditions for foreign businesses, including those from the Republic of Korea (RoK), so that they may make long-term investments in the city.
NDO/VNA – While successfully hosting the upcoming 2017 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, Da Nang should spare no effort to become the most livable city in the country, a must-visit tourism destination and a major investment attraction, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on October 15.
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City calls for investment in 133 projects, including 73 transport infrastructure development projects, 21 urban refurbishment and resettlement schemes, 11 education projects and seven flood reduction plans.
NDO – Amidst more flexible international and regional FDI inflows, Vietnam needs to innovate strongly in order to be effective in tapping this source of capital to serve the purpose of reforming the growth model and restructuring the economy, experts have said.
NDO – Phoenix Vung Ang Vietnam Co., Ltd, under Singaporean Freight Links Capital Pte.,Ltd, held a ground breaking ceremony to begin the construction for its Phoenix wharf area (wharfs No.5 and 6) in Ky Loi commune, Ky Anh town, in the central coastal province of Ha Tinh, on September 27.
NDO – Japan's Kanagawa Prefecture in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the embassy of Vietnam in Japan, held the Vietnam-Japan Investment Cooperation Forum on September 15, in Yokohama, Japan.
NDO – The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) and the Vietnam Development Bank (VDB) have signed a co-financing agreement to provide preferential loans for the construction of the Phong Dien Solar Power Plant in Thua Thien-Hue province.