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Japan-a potential market for Vietnamese goods

There is a high demand for consumer goods in Japan and Japanese consumers look for everyday goods at cheap prices, which is considered advantageous for Vietnamese products aiming to penetrate the market. This was confirmed by Vo Thanh Ha, Deputy Head of the Asia-Pacific Market Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), at a...

Posted date: Wed, 30 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Hot issues debated at annual business forum

How to facilitate business production and build up foreign investors’ trust in the context of the economic slowdown was discussed at Vietnam Business Forum 2012 in Hanoi on May 29. Addressing the event, which was organized ahead of the mid-year meeting of the Consultative Group (CG) for Vietnam, Minister of Planning and Investment (MPI) Bui...

Posted date: Wed, 30 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Japanese join IP development

While localities have yet to select locations for industrial park (IP) development to woo Japanese investors, Japanese infrastructure developers have entered the local market to await their compatriots’ investment in Vietnam. Joining hands with local partners Mizuho Bank and Chodai Corporation are working with the authority of Hiep Phuoc...

Posted date: Tue, 29 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Low labor quality hinders investments in Mekong

Low quality and poor discipline of human resources in the Mekong Delta are the biggest concerns of foreign investors. This view was shared by local businesses and foreign investors at a seminar on investment promotion for Can Tho City and the Mekong Delta co-organized by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), the 2030 Business...

Posted date: Tue, 29 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Fresh FDI approvals continue falling

New foreign direct investment (FDI) approvals in the country has totaled US$5.33 billion in the year to date, down 31.8% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. The country has attracted 283 new FDI projects with total registered capital of US$4.12 billion, equivalent to 74.7% of the figure recorded in the same...

Posted date: Tue, 29 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Investment in Myanmar to hit $2b

Viet Nam’s investment in Myanmar is expected to reach US$2 billion by 2015 from its current $500 million, said Tran Bac Ha, chairman of the Association of Vietnamese Business Investors in Myanmar (AVIM). Ha, also chairman of the Bank for Development and Investment in Viet Nam (BIDV), made the statement at the meeting with Myint Swe, chief...

Posted date: Tue, 29 May 2012 - From: Investment News

AmCham’s pro-investment policy call

On the eve of this week’s Vietnam Business Forum (VBF), American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Hanoi executive director Adam Sitkoff tells VIR that Vietnam faces a stark choice – encourage and harness foreign investment to help deliver a prosperous future for the nation or face losing out to more hungry regional competitors. AmCham has been...

Posted date: Mon, 28 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Vietnam has not lost its FDI lustre

While pledged foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam has declined over the past three years, disbursed FDI has levelled off at around $11 billion a year. Samsung is of many foreign investors to have dialed in impressive profits in Vietnam Key fundamentals like cheap labour, a favourable geographical position and political stability...

Posted date: Mon, 28 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Fresh hands ready to take VBF forward

The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) on May 29 will witness co-chairmanship by private sector representatives for the first time in its history. VIR’s Bach Quang talks with VBF’s management board chairman Alain Cany about what can be expected from such a change. What can we expect from the private sector’s strengthened role in working with...

Posted date: Mon, 28 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Pledge to win back investors’ trust

The first thing we should do now is stabilise the economy as soon as possible. Then we need a strong commitment and real actions to improve infrastructure, workforce and legal frameworks. On the eve of the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF), which will take place on May 29 in Hanoi prior to the Consultative Group (CG) Meeting of Donors, Minister of...

Posted date: Mon, 28 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Dong Nai woos investors into supporting industries

The government of Dong Nai is calling for investment in three sub-zones dedicated to supporting industries, placing the top priority on machinery and electronics manufacturing. Chau Minh Nguyen, deputy director of the Dong Nai Department of Industry and Trade, said each supporting industry sub-zone covers some 80 hectares. The three sub-zones...

Posted date: Fri, 25 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Italy seeks business opportunities in Vietnam

More than 40 small and medium enterprises (SME) from Italy attended a seminar on development of the Vietnam-Italy business partnership, in Ho Chi Minh City on May 24. Representatives from the two countries introduced the partnership and business opportunities for foreign investors. The seminar heard that foreign direct investment in Vietnam...

Posted date: Fri, 25 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Vietnam FDI disbursement reaches $4.51Bln in Jan-May 20: MoPI

Vietnam is estimated to have disbursed a total of $4.51 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) capital in the Jan-May 20th, 2012, accounting for 84.77% of the country’s FDI attraction in the period ($5.32 billion), down 0.2% from a year earlier. The figures were provided by the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and...

Posted date: Fri, 25 May 2012 - From: Investment News

Seminar explores ways to boost exports to Japan

The Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade on Tuesday held a seminar to update enterprises on the latest information about the Japanese market and help local firms find ways to step up sales there. Speaking at the seminar, Le Hoang Oanh, deputy head of Vietrade, said the Vietnam-Japan Economic...

Posted date: Thu, 24 May 2012 - From: Investment News

TPP expected to greatly affect businesses

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is expected to have great impact on the business activities of all sectors and enterprises as well as social life in general, an official from the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) said. However, whether the impact will be positive or negative depends on the final outcome of the negotiations,...

Posted date: Thu, 24 May 2012 - From: Investment News