Archive for December 13th, 2016

Ministry eases business conditions for some sectors

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has eased business conditions for a couple of sectors under its management such as coal mining and food processing. In line with the [...] » More

Industry 4.0 and what it means for VN

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vu Hoang Lien, Chair of Vietnam’s Internet Association speaks to the Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper about what the Fourth Industrial Revolution means for Vietnam. What is [...] » More

Vietnam expects foreign investment to reach record-high $15 billion in 2016

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VnExpress | 6:00 AM

The country is also forecast to score a trade surplus of between $2 billion and $3 billion this year as growth may reach 6.3 percent. Foreign direct investment disbursed in [...] » More

ICAEW: Bright growth prospect for Vietnam in next two years

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Despite a slowdown in the first half of this year, Vietnam will have positive economic growth in 2017 and 2018 thanks to high foreign direct investment (FDI) and strong [...] » More

Industry & trade ministry wants officials’ incomes and assets made public

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has asked employees at economic groups and general corporations to publicly declare their individual assets and 2016 incomes. Vo Kim [...] » More

Vietnam Forecasts Record 2016 $15B Foreign Investment

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Vietnam forecasts disbursed foreign direct investment to rise to a record this year with companies such as South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. [...] » More

Labour export exceeds target

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VGP | 6:00 AM

As of late November, 108,530 workers were sent to work abroad, surpassing the preset goal by 8.5 percent, according to the Vietnam Labour Export Association. In November, [...] » More

HCM City aims for 8.7pct GRDP growth in 2017

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

HCM City People’s Council has set the target of a gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growth of 8.4 – 8.7 percent in 2017. The GRDP growth was among 19 key [...] » More

Vietnam active on sideline of INTOSAI 2016

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

State Auditor general Ho Duc Phoc has taken part in various events and held a series of sideline meetings in the framework of the 22nd congress of the International [...] » More

PM Phuc underscores vital position of Asean

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 8 stressed the vital role of Asean in terms of trade and investment, especially with the formation of the Asean Economic Community [...] » More

Capital from tax havens flowing to Vietnam

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Analysts have noted that a strong cash flow from tax havens are flowing to Vietnam. ‘Tax haven’ economies attract investors from all over the globe. A report of [...] » More