City People’s Council approves investment for key projects worth $2.25b (22/09/2023)
The HCM City People’s Council approved a number of key transportation projects worth US$2.25 billion at its 11th session this week.

SpaceX targets $500 million investment in Vietnam (22/09/2023)
SpaceX is gearing up for a significant foray into Vietnam, announcing a proposed $500 million investment with aspirations to roll out its Starlink services in the country.

US investors pour billions of dollars into Vietnam’s enterprises (22/09/2023)
Many US large corporations have invested billions of dollars in Vietnam as they have seen the strong development of the economy.

Vietnam opens arms wide to Latin American friends: Mexican journal (22/09/2023)
Mexico’s magazine Voces Del Periodista (Voice of Mexican journalists) has run a story spotlighting the traditional ties between Vietnam and Latin America in general and Brazil in particular, on the occasion of Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s official visit to Brazil from September 23-26.

Different forecasts made for policy interest rates in the rest of 2023 (21/09/2023)
Experts have different forecasts about the time when the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will lower its policy interest rate.

Vietnam’s first local currency sustainability-linked bonds aim to boost economy (21/09/2023)
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is investing around $150 million in local currency sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) to be issued by BIM Land JSC and its subsidiary Thanh Xuan JSC.

VN seeks investors for airplane maintenance center at Long Thanh Airport (21/09/2023)
The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has decided to organize domestic open bidding to select investors to implement a project on building an airplane maintenance center No1 at Long Thanh International Airport.

High technology should be a priority while technology transfer should be a must (20/09/2023)
The attraction of FDI in the fields of high technology and technology transfer in Vietnam has reaped several rewards lately.

Electric vehicle subsidies underpin green transport shift (20/09/2023)
Different initiatives for subsidising electric vehicle (EV) sales are expected to promote the shift to green transportation in Vietnam.

Capital Elite attracts South Korean investors (20/09/2023)
Capital Elite is a popular investment destination for Korean investors due to its prime location in Hanoi’s new CBD and diverse entertainment and leisure areas.

Synopsys to bolster semiconductor development in Vietnam (20/09/2023)
US semiconductor-maker Synopsys has inked deals with Vietnamese partners to advance semiconductor development in Vietnam.

Further Govt’ support needed for foreign investors, businesses in green growth development (19/09/2023)
Difficulties in securing investment capital, advanced technologies and inadequate skilled labour resources are some of the challenges faced by Việt Nam in the implementation of the National Strategy for Green Growth for the 2021-23 period, with a vision to 2025, said Nguyễn Văn Đệ, Deputy Chairman of the People’s Committee of Nghệ An Province during a seminar on Việt Nam-Japan green growth cooperation in Hà Nội on September 12.

Information sharing central to Belt and Road success (19/09/2023)
The Belt and Road Initiative is opening more cooperation opportunities between Vietnam, China, and regional markets.

Rikkeisoft to invest up to $30 million in US by 2026, eyeing IPO (19/09/2023)
Rikkeisoft, the largest private technology company in Vietnam that specialises in helping customers with digitalisation and innovative solutions, is embarking on a strategic commitment to invest up to $30 million in the United States within the next three years.

Vietnam Socio-economic Forum 2023 seeks ways to create drivers for growth (19/09/2023)
The Vietnam Socio-Economic Forum 2023 will be held in a hybrid format on September 19 with the participation of 400 delegates as well as domestic and foreign scientists, heard a press conference on September 17.

Most annual growth targets are on track: MPI (18/09/2023)
As many as 10 out of a total of 15 socio-economic development targets for 2023 are on track, according to a recent report released by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Steel makers shape up to contend with new carbon tax (18/09/2023)
Both foreign and local steel businesses are preparing for the upcoming implementation of the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, which will take effect in October.

US attaches importance on investment in semiconductor chip industry in VN (18/09/2023)
Intel has poured $1.5 billion into a chip manufacturing factory in Vietnam, while Synopsys and Marvell are cooperating to offer training in semiconductor chip design in Vietnam.

VN licenses 1,200 US-invested projects, expects more (18/09/2023)
The General Department of Customs (GDC) reported that Vietnam exported $53.09 billion worth of goods to the US in the first seven months 2023, higher than any other market.

Asia-Pacific companies increase investment in cloud-based solutions (15/09/2023)
Businesses in Asia-Pacific are strengthening their investments in cloud-based solutions to enhance the customer experience and boost operational efficiencies, according to the latest research from Infobip.