Việt Nam attracts less FDI in first half of the year

Foreign investors registered to pour US$1.73 billion into Việt Nam in June, bringing the total amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) committed to the country in the first six months of the year to $18.47 billion, down 9.2 per cent year on year. Experts have said the decline is due mainly to a number of large-scale projects that received licences in June last year.

FMCG market forecast to grow strongly in the long term

6/26/2019 10:05:41 AM

The fast moving consumer goods market will remain strong in the long term in the country’s four major cities of Hà Nội, Đà Nẵng, HCM City, and Cần Thơ and see an acceleration in rural areas, according to Kantar Worldpanel, a global data, insights and consulting company.

Contracts inked to step up gas, power projects in southern region

6/26/2019 9:54:44 AM

The PetroVietnam Gas Joint Stock Corporation (PV Gas) on June 24 signed contracts on the building of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) warehouse and the provision of the product for two thermal power plants.

UPCoM promises investors better performance

6/26/2019 9:53:14 AM

The Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) has grown over the last 10 years and become more transparent, attracting increased interest from investors.

Mid-term VBF to feature businesses’ role in rapid, sustainable development

6/26/2019 9:46:40 AM

The mid-term Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2019 will highlight the role of the business community in rapid and sustainable development, heard a press conference in Hanoi on June 25.

New sandfish farming model to be replicated

6/25/2019 11:18:33 AM

The south-central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has successfully farmed sandfish with other aquatic species under a new model developed by the Research Institute for Aquaculture No 3 under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

JICA wants to help agricultural cooperation with Can Tho

6/25/2019 10:54:49 AM

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) wants to help more Japanese investors to cooperate with the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in agriculture, heard a working session between the local People’s Committee and JICA’s working team on June 24.

Can Tho, New Zealand step up agricultural cooperation

6/25/2019 10:51:58 AM

New Zealand investors want to develop strategic relations with Can Tho city - an economic hub in the Mekong Delta region that has produced a wide range of high-quality agricultural products, said New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam Wendy Matthews.

Cajuput tree trellises used to grow pepper

6/25/2019 10:49:35 AM

Farmers in Kien Giang province’s Go Quao district are using environmentally-friendly cajuput trees as trellises instead of concrete or wooden pillars to grow pepper plants.

Electronics giant Foxconn mulls TV screen plant in Vietnam

6/25/2019 10:16:46 AM

The world’s biggest electronics contract manufacturer, Foxconn, is studying the possibility of setting up a $40-million TV screen production plant in northern Vietnam.

Ca Mau to spend 11.2 million USD on efficient farming models

6/24/2019 11:03:47 AM

The southernmost province of Ca Mau will mobilise more than 2.6 trillion VND (11.2 million USD) from the State budget and other sources to expand the use of efficient farming models this year, according to the province’s Farmers Association.