International IPOs help boost Vietnamese enterprises' positions

International IPOs help boost Vietnamese enterprises' positions

IPOs (Initial Public Offering) or being listed on foreign markets not only helps Vietnamese companies attract investments, but also strengthens their positions and the country’s position in the world.
Japanese pin hopes on Vietnam’s market

Japanese pin hopes on Vietnam’s market

New Japanese joint ventures in Vietnam are providing the evidence that Vietnam is becoming a haven for trusting investments as the globe attempts to fight out of the pandemic recessions.
The path to economic recovery and further growth

The path to economic recovery and further growth

While Vietnam has experienced an unprecedented boom in recent decades, the current pandemic is now having a clear negative impact on the economic outlook. The effects of the crisis, into which Vietnam has fallen completely through no fault of its own, are
Vung Tau revised its master plan to lure investments

Vung Tau revised its master plan to lure investments

With a view to transforming the city of Vung Tau into a modern financial, trade, and tourism centre of national and ­international significance, the Vung Tau People’s Committee has made sweeping changes to its master plan ­towards 2035.
Vingroup and T&T build investment dossiers for urban railway projects

Vingroup and T&T build investment dossiers for urban railway projects

Vingroup and T&T Group are permitted to compile investment dossiers on three of the ten urban railway projects to be constructed until 2025.
Smaller Japanese firms targeted in new effort

Smaller Japanese firms targeted in new effort

Tokyo-based Forval Corporation last week signed a new agreement with the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) to help Vietnamese cities and provinces attract investments from Japan’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
SOEs need to stick to what they do best

SOEs need to stick to what they do best

Vietnam’s state-owned corporations and groups need to pull back from non-core investments by 2015 to assist their restructuring.
Mekong Capital pushing for tax changes

Mekong Capital pushing for tax changes

Mekong Capital is facing a big challenge in realising its gains due to local tax policy, a problem that has made the foreign private equity firm stuck over the past two years.
Vietnamese enterprises seek foreign opportunities

Vietnamese enterprises seek foreign opportunities

Vietnamese companies have to date registered over $10 billion in investments into nearly 600 projects abroad.
Temasek portfolio value at record S$193 billion

Temasek portfolio value at record S$193 billion

Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited (Temasek) today released its annual performance review, Temasek Review 2011 – Building for Tomorrow.
Market exit door is hard to find

Market exit door is hard to find

Big investors are facing big hurdles to divest investments amid the declining local market.
Insurer’s shrinking profits lead to strategy rethink

Insurer’s shrinking profits lead to strategy rethink

Vietnam’s largest insurer Bao Viet posted a puny pre-tax profit growth of 1 per cent last year.
Singapore voices confidence

Singapore voices confidence

Singapore is now the top foreign investor in Vietnam with more than $4 billion in registered capital last year and $1.06 billion in registered capital in the first two months of 2011.
Vinh Phuc sets sights on becoming a tourism hub

Vinh Phuc sets sights on becoming a tourism hub

Northern Vinh Phuc province hopes to be a “must” for tourists by 2015 and then become the country’s number one tourism and services hub by 2020.

Doors widen to local investment abroad

The horizon has been broadened for domestic investors planning investments abroad, thanks to a new circular guiding foreign exchange activities in overseas direct investments by Vietnamese enterprises.