HCMC leader highlights support for Lao investors (14/12/2022)
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen has highlighted a need to provide all possible support for Vietnamese and Lao investors and people and facilitate their exchanges, connectivity and business activities in localities.

Thai businesses seek investment opportunities in Vietnam (14/12/2022)
Thailand has become Vietnam’s biggest trading partner in ASEAN and the 9th-largest foreign investor in Vietnam, with more than 600 projects worth 13 billion USD as of this June. Trade between the two countries reached 5 billion USD in the first quarter of this year, with plans to boost it to 25 billion USD by 2025. Vietnam has been a hotspot for Thai investors for over a decade. In this week’s Business, we’ll look at the reasons why Thai companies are interested in the Vietnamese market.

Vietnam SDG Investor Map highlights opportunities (14/12/2022)
The Vietnam SDG Investor Map built by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has identified 14 investment opportunity areas across six Sustainable Developmemt Goals (SDG) priority sectors that match government policy and require funding.

Investors opened less than 90,000 new accounts in November, the lowest in 21 months (13/12/2022)
Domestic investors opened 88,479 new securities accounts in November, a slight decrease compared to the previous month, according to data from the Việt Nam Securities Depository (VSD).

Dutch firms plan to invest in shipbuilding and logistics projects (13/12/2022)
Many Dutch groups have the intention to invest in shipbuilding and logistics projects in Vietnam to help the Southeast Asian country become a logistics centre and international freight forwarding hub.

PM attends Vietnam-Netherlands Business Forum, meets leaders of Dutch firms (13/12/2022)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended a Vietnam-Netherlands Business Forum within the framework of his official visit to the European country on December 12 afternoon (local time).

Vietnam acts as bridge for ASEAN-EU relations: experts (13/12/2022)
Vietnam has the potential to become a country that plays an important role in the relationship between the European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Additional nine airports proposed (12/12/2022)
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed an additional nine airports to the master plan to broaden the development of its airport network by 2030.

HCM City, EU countries look towards green, sustainable development (12/12/2022)
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Phan Van Mai on December 9 had a working session with a delegation of ambassadors, consuls general and honorary consuls of EU member countries in Vietnam.

Taking advantage of EVFTA for imports (12/12/2022)
Thanks to the EVFTA, Vietnamese enterprises have opportunities to increase exports to the EU market and promote imported goods and raw materials from the EU with lower prices.

Vietnam welcomes Luxembourg’s investment in various sectors (12/12/2022)
Vietnam is seeking the support of Luxembourg in its effort to establish an international financial center in HCMC and it has invited businesses from the country to invest in various sectors.

Impact assessment of EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism begins (09/12/2022)
A project on the impact assessment of the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and recommendations on carbon tax policies for Vietnam officially kicked off this month.

Local-foreign tie-ups add to energy promise (09/12/2022)
Foreign direct investment continues to play a key role in driving Vietnam’s transition towards renewable energy via greenfield investments, as well as the merger and acquisition channels.

Netflix considering opening office in Vietnam (09/12/2022)
Netflix leaders met with representatives of Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) to discuss conditions for establishing a wholly-foreign-owned enterprise in Vietnam.

Vietnam and Korea sign 16 agreements worth $15 billion (09/12/2022)
16 memoranda of understanding (MoU) on corporation and investment agreements worth $15 billion were signed in the framework of the Vietnam – Korea Business Forum on December 6.

LG to invest additional $4 billion in Vietnam (07/12/2022)
LG Corporation will invest an additional $4 billion in Vietnam and plans to make the nation its production hub for smartphone camera products.

Samsung to increase Vietnam investment to $20B (07/12/2022)
South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced plans Tuesday to increase its investment in Vietnam from $18 billion to $20 billion.

American investors eyeing Vietnam’s logistics sector (06/12/2022)
With investment opportunities widening in logistics, some US players in the sector have expressed interest in penetrating the Vietnamese market.

Frasers Property Vietnam marks 2050 in zero-carbon calendar (06/12/2022)
Multinational real estate group Frasers Property is improving on its targeted mission as a responsible corporation that actively works towards eliminating carbon emissions.

Proper investment needed to develop night-time economy in Vietnam (06/12/2022)
The night-time economy of major cities in the country has remained underdeveloped due to a lack of proper investment and an absence of a legal framework and policies to promote it, authorities said.