VGP – Viet Nam has received outpouring of foreign investment since it opened the economy to the world in 1986 but experience showed attraction of high-tech projects is becoming increasingly important for the country to build a resilient economy.
Chairman of the Cuban National Assembly Esteban Lazo Hernandez on June 18 wrapped up his eight-day official visit to Viet Nam, which was made at the invitation of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Viet Nam and Cambodia affirmed their determination to soon completing border marker planting to establish a border of peace, stability, cooperation and development.
Viet Nam welcomes all investors in the context that the Government is now devoting efforts to improve business environment, said PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc while addressing the Hong Kong-Viet Nam Business and Investment Forum in Hong Kong on September 14.
Hai Phong was the largest attraction to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first eight months of the year, drawing approximately US$2.02 billion, accounting for 14% of the country’s total figure, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.  
As of June 31 this year, the Mekong Delta region had the total credit balance of nearly VND398,000 billion, a year-on-year increase of 3.39% and accounting for 8.2% of the whole economy’s credit balance.
Viet Nam never trades its environment for economic interests and considers environmental protection as a development goal, affirmed Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung.
About 64% of Japanese companies operating in Vietnam plan to expand their operations this year, a recent survey of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) has revealed.
Thai businesses had invested about US$7.88 billion in 428 projects in Vietnam as of February, ranking 11th among foreign investors making the largest capital in the country, according to the Foreign Investment Agency of the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
On 5/2/2016, the Ministry of Finance issued Circular No. 21/2016/TT-BTC on declaration of value added tax and priorities of enterprise income tax as stipulated under the Decree No. 111/2015/ND-CP dated November 03, 2015 on development of supporting industries.
In January, total newly-registered and additional FDI capital amounted to US$1.33 billion, up 101 percent against the same period in 2015, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).
The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry revealed that Japan will support nations in ASEAN to establish and apply a credit guarantee mechanism in an effort to help businesses investing in Southeast Asia mobilize capital after the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement comes into effect.
Viet Nam attracted US$22.8 billion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2015 and disbursed US$14.5 billion in the capital, witnessing respective year-on-year increases of 2.5% and 17.4%, according to the Foreign Investment Agency, under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung received visiting Google CEO Sundar Pichai in Ha Noi on December 22.
Localities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region were calling for foreign and domestic investors to make investment into 74 projects in the time ahead.
Vietnam attracted US$17.15 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the past nine months of the year, marking a year-on-year increase of more than 53%.
International organizations and institutions have made optimistic assessments of Viet Nam’s economy in their reports released in September, 2015.
On September 30th 2015, the Ministry of Planning and Investment in coordination with Euromoney held Vietnam Global Investment Forum in Hanoi with over 500 delegates. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended and had an important speech at the Forum.
This is the confirmation of Mr. Krik Wagar, the U.S. Ambassador to Singapore on the occasion of visiting and looking for investment opportunities in Vietnam.
In the afternoon of September 11th 2015, Deputy Minister Nguyen Chi Dung had a meeting with Mr. Somdy Douangdy, Minister of the MPI of Laos and his delegation visiting and working with the MPI of Vietnam.
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