Vietnam fears foreign investment affected by US tax bill

A tax overhaul passed by the U.S. Congress by the end of last year may affect Vietnam’s economy as American investors are likely to send their investment back home, where the income tax rate has been significantly slashed, Vietnamese economic experts have warned.Keep reading ...

Son Luong

Law to seek keen green investment

Vietnamese authorities have started developing specific guidelines for selecting investors to develop renewable energy projects under their management, weeding out weak investors and out-of-date technology.Keep reading  ...

Phuong Thu

Vietnam, destination for foreign startups

Vietnam has become an ideal location to start a business, not only for young Vietnamese people returning from overseas but also for expatriates, thanks to the country’s strong economic growth in recent years.Keep reading  ...

The Star Reporter

Government to promote private investment

The public investment restructuring scheme in 2017-20 will focus on core sectors of the economy and major projects that give impetus to socio-economic development and promote public and foreign investments under public-private partnership (PPP) practice.Keep reading ...

VIR Reporter

Government continues paring down business and investment conditions

In a bid to create a more business-friendly climate and attract more investment, the Vietnamese government will continue truncating thousands of business and investment procedures, which have been undermining investors’ and enterprises’ performance.Keep reading ...

Khoi Nguyen

Incentives needed for SMEs to join green growth projects

Incentives are needed to encourage small- and medium–sized enterprises (SMEs) to join green growth projects, said Hoang Thi Hong, Director of the SME Development Fund (SMEDF) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

FDI generates limited technology improvement in Vietnam

“Foreign direct investment (FDI) contributes over 20% of Vietnam’s gross domestic product growth, 50% of industrial output, and 70% of total exports, and creates 12 million-13 million direct and indirect jobs.” []However, Dr. Le Quang Thuan pointed out that FDI firms are mostly offering BPO orders ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam's FDI attraction in 2017 biggest in 10 years

Vietnam is poised to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) of 35 billion U.S. dollars in 2017, the biggest amount over the past 10 years, according to the country’s Foreign Investment Agency on Wednesday.Keep reading  ...

Yurou

Vietnam regulatory shifts worry foreign companies

Although foreign direct investment (FDI) has played an important role in boosting Vietnam’s economic growth, recent changes in policies and regulations that do not meet international best practices have exposed many foreign investors to considerable risks and obstacles in executing their investments.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

Mekong Delta provinces call for investments in agriculture

Three Mekong Delta provinces, Long An, Tien Giang and Dong Thap, have called on investors to develop 16 agriculture projects worth trillions of Vietnam dong, heard an investment promotion conference in Long An last Saturday.Keep reading ...

Trung Chanh

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