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10 26 2019

Vietnam is boosting attraction of investment through public-private partnerships. Donald Lambert, principal private sector development specialist, and Sanjay Grover, public-private partnership specialist from the Asian Development Bank, write about the solutions to ensure this type of funding is carried out correctly in Vietnam.

10 26 2019

Despite a range of improvements, the latest draft amendments to the Law on Investment 2014 retains several concerns among both domestic and overseas investors, who are urging for further changes ahead. Bich Thuy reports.

10 21 2019

In the absence of suitable legal framework, Vietnamese start-ups are struggling to secure much-needed capital while investment funds have difficulties navigating the country’s numerous regulatory barriers, said fund managers and policy researchers.

10 19 2019

More transparent legal documents would contribute to dealing with inconsistencies and overlapping regulations and consolidate investors’ faith.

10 16 2019

Investors raised recommendations to guarantee investment rights in the draft amendments to the laws on investment and enterprise.

10 12 2019

Vietnam's real estate market continues to attract foreign investors because of its growth potential, especially investors from the Republic of Korea, according to real estate consulting companies.

10 08 2019

To attract more investment, especially from overseas, HCM City needs to renovate and reform its export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial parks (IPs), Tran Quang Truong, general director of Tan Binh Industry Park said.

10 05 2019

Vietnam's transformation efforts fetched it the eighth position among the top 20 best countries to invest in by US News & World Report. This is a remarkable improvement against the 23rd position last year, surpassing neighbours like Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore.

10 03 2019

A series of new policies on the use of public assets to pay investors when implementing construction investment projects in the form of build-transfer contract (BT), police conscription duration, credit subsidies for laborers from poor districts to work abroad, shall take effect in October, 2019.

10 03 2019

Vietnam attracted 26.16 billion USD in foreign direct investment in the first nine months of this year, up 3.1% compared to the same period last year.

10 02 2019

Foreign investors and Vietnamese investors in foreign-invested enterprises may make foreign-currency or Viet Nam-dong investment capital contributions at levels stated in investment certificates.

10 01 2019

Rapid economic growth and high business profits have made Viet Nam an attractive destination for investors, CEO of Russia’s VTB Capital Investments and Senior Vice President of VTB Bank Vladimir Potapov has said.

10 01 2019

In June, Vietnam and the EU signed the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), ending a long negotiation with a historic milestone in the long-standing partnership between the two economies. Firms and citizens of both the EU and Vietnam will enjoy not only tariff deductions but also plenty of non-tariff relief in trade. More importantly, this is a big step moving forward for the EU to assure and strengthen its partnership with Southeast Asia, as well as for Vietnam to speed up its long-term integration into the global economy.

09 30 2019

As State-owned enterprises (SOEs) have many functions in the local economy, they struggle to fulfil their main task of doing business, so they need solutions to improve business efficiency, according to experts.

09 28 2019

Overlapping legal documents are a major obstacle in need of removal to help construction and the development of housing projects.

09 27 2019

A circular on "Made in Vietnam" products was expected to help businesses avoid accusations of fraud, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh at a conference held in Ha Noi on Wednesday.

09 25 2019

Many businesses and investors are waiting for the Government’s decision on the feed-in tariff (FiT) rate for solar power projects nationwide, which is expected to be released this month, to set up long-term investments in solar power projects in Viet Nam.

09 24 2019

Climate change is moving faster than humanity, and humanity is struggling to stop it. Every part of the world, including Vietnam, is still not doing enough nor moving fast enough to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate disruption. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, writes about a need for a climate ‘doi moi’ to Vietnam’s future and prosperity.

09 19 2019

Experts at the Vietnam Reform and Development Forum (VRDF) 2019 suggested the government to use the state budget to invest in technology startups through venture capital funds, arguing that it would create fresh momentum for the fledgeling startup ecosystem.

09 19 2019

Cutting standard working hours and offering progressive payment for overtime without changing the ceiling of overtime hours would run up costs for businesses, impacting their performance.

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