Leading sectors remain in doldrums

Leading sectors remain in doldrums

While the pandemic pushes businesses into woes and close to bankruptcy, the Ministry of Planning and Investment has proposed numerous measures on interest rate and tax support to help them survive.
Overhaul in motion for ODA utilisation

Overhaul in motion for ODA utilisation

On the back of sobering performances in the disbursement of public investment and official development assistance, the Ministry of Planning and Investment is currently working on a new draft decree that aims to simplify related regulations and speed up disbursement and, in turn, economic development.
Manufacturing and processing sector playing key role in FDI attraction

Manufacturing and processing sector playing key role in FDI attraction

The manufacturing and processing sector has taken the lead in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) since the beginning of this year, pulling in 6.1 billion USD, or over 43 percent of the total.
Green growth strategy receives helping hand

Green growth strategy receives helping hand

The international community is willing to cooperate with Vietnam to implement projects in clean energy to help the country implement its national green growth strategy. 
Global kickstart to escalate investment

Global kickstart to escalate investment

As much as 10.13 billion USD worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) was injected into Vietnam in the first three months of the year to March 20, a year-on-year increase of 18.5 percent, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Hanoi needs 65.4 trillion VND for metro line No. 5

Hanoi needs 65.4 trillion VND for metro line No. 5

Hanoi aims to mobilise 65.4 trillion VND (2.82 billion USD) for the metro line No. 5 connecting Van Cao and Hoa Lac, scheduled to be put into operation in 2026, according to the municipal People’s Committee.
Public investment disbursement must be sped up: minister

Public investment disbursement must be sped up: minister

Speeding up the disbursement of public investment from the start of this year was an important solution to accelerate economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has said.
FDI hits 2.02 bln USD in January (Infographics)

FDI hits 2.02 bln USD in January (Infographics)

Vietnam attracted more than US$2 billion in FDI in January, 37.8 percent higher than in the same period in 2020, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
New guidance on legal approval process

New guidance on legal approval process

With the effect of the Law on Investment 2020, the Ministry of Planning and Investment issued Official Letter No.8909/BKHDT-PC at the very end of last year, providing guidance on implementation of investment procedures.
Ministry to assess Sa Pa airport project

Ministry to assess Sa Pa airport project

The assessment of the Sa Pa airport project proposed by the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has received the authorities’ nod to kick off.
Focus points for reforms in hardships

Focus points for reforms in hardships

As the Ministry of Planning and Investment is busy compiling the 2021 version of Resolution No.02/2020/NQ-CP – the annual document outlining orientations for improving the local investment environment – on the threshold of the Vietnam Business Forum set to take place this week in Hanoi, Phan Duc Hieu, deputy director of the Central Institute for Economic Management, shines a light on the major points to be addressed in the year ahead.
Lofty goals achievable through stable regulations

Lofty goals achievable through stable regulations

The Ministry of Planning and Investment aims to have 15 Vietnamese private companies with market capitalisation of over $1 billion each by 2025, with that target increasing to 20 by 2030.
Vietnam attracts 23.48 bln USD in FDI in 10 months

Vietnam attracts 23.48 bln USD in FDI in 10 months

Vietnam has attracted 23.48 billion USD worth of FDI in the first 10 months of this year, equal to 80.6 percent of the figure in the same period last year, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has reported.
Vietnam and Germany pop champaign on 45 years of cooperation

Vietnam and Germany pop champaign on 45 years of cooperation 1

Vietnam and Germany are celebrating 45 years of diplomatic relations, during which economic, social, and cultural ties grew from strength to strength.
Nation entices many relocating companies

Nation entices many relocating companies

Despite some good news in mobilising foreign direct investment even in the middle of a pandemic, Vietnam has not ceased in its efforts to welcome eagles and sparrows to the country to build new nests.
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