Experts discuss orientations to attract FDI


HCM CITY (VNS)— It is time for a new approach to foreign direct investment (FDI), one that will find solutions that improve FDI efficiency for the broader benefit of the country’s economic growth, experts said at a workshop held in HCM city yesterday.

Local business confidence grows


This year holds promise for Vietnamese enterprises, says Vu Tien Loc, president of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in an interview with Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer) newspaper.

Capital targets $1.3b in FDI


Ha Noi has set a goal of attracting US$1.3 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2014, despite failing to meet its annual FDI targets over the past two years. The capital city is also aiming to ensure around $1billion of the targeted FDI is disbursed this year.

FDI inflow feared to dwindle in 2014


The inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI), having beaten all expectations last year, is feared to dwindle in 2014 as authorities tend to be more choosy while the business environment remains unfriendly to investors, experts said.

2013, the year of transfer pricing and the ‘Samsung phenomenon’


2013 is a year worth remembering with the discovery of a series of transfer pricing cases in which foreign invested enterprises evaded the tax worth trillions of dong, and the presence of the big guy – Samsung, with the committed investment capital of $4 billion.

FDI inflows set to increase in 2014


The recovery of foreign direct investment will continue playing a critical role in bolstering Vietnam’s economic growth in 2014. According to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), the total new foreign direct investment (FDI) commitment to Vietnam reached $21.6 billion in 2013, up 54.5 per cent year-on-year.