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Work begins on huge FDI projects

Work begins on huge FDI projects

Jun. 30 | The Manpower Group, for example, started recruiting manpower for the $9 billion petrochemical project in Nghi Son in Thanh Hoa province on June 26. The first workers hired will begin work in February 2015. The investors are hurrying to start the petrochemical...

One year late, FDI projects may be revoked: new rules

One year late, FDI projects may be revoked: new rules

Feb. 13 | The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MOPI) has announced the amended draft Investment Law to create a more favorable and transparent environment for investors and to restrict transfer pricing and abandoned projects. To ensure stability and fairness,...

FDI up 65.5% in 10 months

FDI up 65.5% in 10 months

Nov. 6 | Vietnam attracted US$19.234 billion in foreign direct investment between January-October 2013, a year-on-year increase of 65%. The Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) reported the country granted licenses to 1,050 new...

HCM City’s GDP higher than Hanoi

HCM City’s GDP higher than Hanoi

Sep. 23 | According to the statistics office, the service sector made the biggest contribution to the figure, followed by industry, agriculture and forestry and seafood sectors. Despite achieving relatively high growth in the first half of this year, GDP growth...

Border trade aims for US$30 billion in 2020

Border trade aims for US$30 billion in 2020

Sep. 12 | Vietnam aims to achieve a border trade revenue of around US$30 billion by 2020, up 12.3% from a year earlier following a development plan recently approved by the Prime Minister. Under the zoning plan on adjustments to the development of border economic...

FDI bottlenecks in Mekong Delta

FDI bottlenecks in Mekong Delta

Aug. 29 | Although the Mekong Delta was “a bright spot” in the initial stage of FDI attraction, it has now been in low profile with Can Tho city lagging behind Long An and Tien Giang provinces. In 2010, Can Tho was placed 29th out of 63 provinces and cities...

August CPI outpaces expectation

August CPI outpaces expectation

Aug. 26 | Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in August surged 0.83 percent from July, 0.23 percent higher than the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s expectation of 0.6 percent. With the recently announced CPI data, the country’s inflation indicator soared...

HCM City’s CPI increases 0.31% in August

HCM City’s CPI increases 0.31% in August

Aug. 21 | Ho Chi Minh City’s August consumer price index (CPI) nudged up 0.31% from July’s figure and 3.17% on the equivalent timeframe in 2012. According to the municipal Statistics Office, transport services saw the highest price rises of 1.24%. Slight price...

Can Tho sets record in FDI attraction

Can Tho sets record in FDI attraction

Aug. 19 | Two foreign businesses have been licensed to increase investment capital by nearly US$3.3 million in Can Tho, bringing the total registered capital from 57 FDI projects in the Mekong Delta province to a record high of US$879 million. The figures were...

More FDI licences to be revoked

More FDI licences to be revoked

Aug. 6 | Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects that have expired but not yet re-registered will be revoked after February 1 next year, according to a newly issued directive from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI). The directive was sent to all municipal...