Foreign associations want dollar interest rate cap removed (22/03/2023)
Foreign business associations have proposed the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) remove the U.S. dollar interest rate cap at 0%, reported the local media.

Minister hopes US becomes biggest investor in Vietnam (22/03/2023)
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has voiced his hope that US enterprises will become the biggest investor in Vietnam to seize every cooperation opportunity in the countries’ development process on the basis of equality, mutual respect, and mutual benefits.

Property acquisitions on the cards as cash-strapped developers sell out: analysts (22/03/2023)
There will be a mergers and acquisitions boom in the property market over the next year as cash-strapped developers sell assets, analysts have forecast.

Vietnam seeks new investor incentives as cross-border tax rules loom (22/03/2023)
Vietnam has set up a special panel to find ways to stay competitive for investors when new OECD cross-border tax rules take effect, its central bank said on Tuesday, amid concerns it could negate the benefits of its current tax incentives.

JCCI proposes solutions to promote investment in green energy (21/03/2023)
Japanese companies would like to contribute to a realistic energy transition in Vietnam by promoting private investment in the application of decarbonisation technologies necessary for meeting sustainability goals, according to the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI).

KoCham raises foreign workers residence issue at VBF (21/03/2023)
The ongoing issue of residence rights of foreign workers in industrial zones (IZs) has been raised at the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF), highlighting the concerns of the Korean business community.

Vietnam to promulgate policy to implement global minimum corporate tax (21/03/2023)
The Government is consulting experience from other countries and strives to promulgate policy to implement global minimum corporate tax this year, said Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.

VN pharma companies urged to invest in R&D, improve competitiveness (21/03/2023)
It is critical for pharmaceutical companies to improve competitiveness with a focus on research and development (R&D), production technology and digitalisation.

Vietnam has massive potential for offshore wind energy (20/03/2023)
Vietnam has the potential to offer an economical and environmentally friendly energy source for economic growth, according to attendees at a recent workshop discussing offshore wind power.

All options on the table as livestock firms take on losses (20/03/2023)
Livestock businesses in Vietnam are struggling with record low profits after a drop in both prices and demand.

US businesses exploring investment, business opportunities in Vietnam (20/03/2023)
Representatives of more than 50 US companies will visit Vietnam from March 21-22 to discuss investment and business opportunities under an annual programme hosted by the US-ASEAN Business Council.

Vietnam courts int’l investment to build sustainable future (20/03/2023)
The UK site released an article about Viet Nam’s efforts to attract foreign trade and investment to build a sustainable future.

PM sets up working groups to speed up public capital disbursement (17/03/2023)
50 of 52 ministries and central agencies and 19 of 63 localities have disbursement rates of less than 5%.

Vietnam has dual opportunity from offshore wind power: Danish Ambassador (17/03/2023)
Developing offshore wind power is a great dual opportunity for Vietnam, Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Nicolai Prytz told a seminar themed “Promoting Vietnam’s offshore wind power development: International practices and policy recommendations” in Hanoi on March 16.

Vietnam keen to boost strategic partnership with Spain (17/03/2023)
Vietnam always attaches importance to and wishes to strengthen the strategic partnership with Spain, National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Tran Thanh Man said during his separate talks with and First Vice President of the Congress of Deputies of Spain Alfonso Rodriguez in Madrid on March 16 as part of activities during his four-day working visit to Spain.

Indonesian businesses look to increase investment in Vietnam: KADIN chairman (16/03/2023)
More and more Indonesian businesses look to expand investment in Vietnam and vice versa, and the Indonesian side wishes to further promote these activities, Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) Arsjad Rasjid has said.

Low localisation rate hindering progress (16/03/2023)
A stronger supporting industry and focus on boosting localisation rates is deemed a prerequisite to help brands increase production and also reduce costs.

Vietnam: new destination for Asian multinationals (16/03/2023)
Regional and global foreign investors and multinationals operating in Vietnam are contributing to more than 80 percent of export turnover and 25 percent of domestic investment value.

Vietnam-UK trade bond underway (16/03/2023)
After nearly two years of entry into force, the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, in addition to Vietnam’s improved investment and business climate, have facilitated both nations to increase trade and investment.

Momentum for seaports hard to retain (15/03/2023)
While complex global developments are affecting the performance of seaports, action is needed to ensure growth momentum.