Ho Chi Minh City needs nearly $35 billion for 10 metro lines (14/05/2024)
The southern city wants to build 10 metro lines by 2060, over 510km in length, and with a total investment of nearly $34.5 billion.

SK Group breaks ground on $500 million biodegradable materials plant (13/05/2024)
South Korea’s second-largest conglomerate, SK Group, started construction on a $500 million biodegradable materials plant in Haiphong.

Important trends emerge in Vietnam’s investment landscape (13/05/2024)
Several important trends emerged in Vietnam’s investment landscape last year, including high-tech sectors, surging investment from China, and comprehensive cooperation with Japan in all fields, according to the recently released 2023 Report on Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) and Provincial Green Index (PGI).

US considers upgrading economic assessment of Vietnam (10/05/2024)
The United States Department of Commerce heard testimony on May 8 regarding whether or not to designate Vietnam as a "market economy”, gathering responses from many experts.

Vietnam well-placed to benefit from shifting FDI (10/05/2024)
Amidst evolving supply chain dynamics and intense investing competition, Vietnam continues to emerge as a key player in the Southeast Asian arena. Talking to VIR’s Luu Huong, head of Wholesale Banking at HSBC Vietnam Ahmed Yeganeh shed light on strategies for Vietnam to enhance its appeal for high-calibre foreign investments and bolster labour productivity.

Obvious changes in investment environment (09/05/2024)
The investment environment in some provinces and cities has improved significantly. Many administrative procedures, especially those related to businesses and investment have been simplified to help shorten processing time.

Vietnam Pushes Hard to Accelerate Major Transport Projects (09/05/2024)
Nationwide effort aims to exceed infrastructure construction goals

Pandora to break ground for US$150 million factory in Vietnam (08/05/2024)
Pandora, the Danish jewelry and manufacturer and retailer, is scheduled to start construction of its first factory worth US$150 million in Vietnam on May 16, according to the Danish Embassy in Hanoi.

Vietnam Unveils Comprehensive Roadmap for Boosting Fuel Reserves and Infrastructure (08/05/2024)
The Southeast Asian nation charts a meticulous course to enhance its strategic stockpiles and logistical networks for petroleum products and natural gas, aiming to fortify energy security amid fluctuating global dynamics.

FDI flows strongly into manufacturing, real estate (07/05/2024)
Vietnam’s industrial real estate industry is expected to continue its strong growth trajectory due to foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows benefiting from tax incentives.

Vietnam, Australia seek opportunities for trade and investment promotion (07/05/2024)
Vietnamese Ambassador to Australia Pham Hung Tam recently had a meeting with Senator Don Farrell, Special Minister of State and Minister for Trade and Tourism of Australia, at the Australian Parliament headquarters.

FDI takes on innovation focal point (07/05/2024)
Nearly 40 years since opening the doors to the wider world, Vietnam’s development has witnessed great strides with major contributions from foreign investment, which is now leaning into new priorities such as semiconductor manufacturing and AI.

Accelerated public investment the backbone to new growth (06/05/2024)
Vietnam is being advised by economists to have a bigger focus on boosting the expansion of fiscal policy to fuel domestic production and business activities.

Great potential for Vietnamese products at African Investment, Commerce Forum (06/05/2024)
Numerous Vietnamese products were introduced to potential African partners, such as coffee, pepper, cashew nuts, macadamia nuts, coconut rice, pharmaceuticals and handicrafts at the 10th African Investment, Commerce Forum (AFIC10) held in Algiers, Algeria, on May 4 and May 5.

Foreign investors encouraged to invest in petroleum storage infrastructure (06/05/2024)
The Vietnamese Government has given green light to foreign investors to invest in developing oil and gas storage and supply infrastructure system, but they cannot participate in distributing, importing and exporting petroleum.

Four-month public investment disbursement reaches 14.66% of target (04/05/2024)
The disbursement of public investment in the first four months of this year was estimated to meet 14.66% of the set target and 15.65% of the plan assigned by the Prime Minister, according to the Ministry of Finance.