The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has issued a decree imposing temporary anti-dumping duties on H-shaped steel products imported from China.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked ministries to supervise operations of Viet Nam National Coal and Mineral Group (Vinacomin) after its poor production and business performance in 2015-16, according to Government portal chinhphu.vn.
Tomorrow, March 28, Enfinity Ninh Thuan, the investor of the $266 million wind farm project in the central province of Ninh Thuan, will meet with the Ninh Thuan People's Committee once again to resolve all the pending issues to enable its delayed project to quickly make progress.
As the foreign ownership cap gets lifted, Vietnamese banks can attract significant overseas capital if bad debts are tackled and lenders adopt Basel II standards. Tran Dinh Vinh, partner and head of Financial Services at KPMG, shared his thoughts on the matter with VIR’s Nam Phuong.
The expertise and experience of the Dutch shipping industry will be made available to potential Vietnamese partners during a Dutch maritime mission to Vietnam from March 22-31. Pauline Eizema, deputy head of mission for the Embassy of the Netherlands in Vietnam, shared with VIR’s Hoang Anh some insights from the mission.
Quang Nam has seen miraculous growth to become a very active province of the central region. Before the Quang Nam investment promotion conference, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung talked to VIR’s Nguyen Duc about the things the province can do to further accelerate growth in the next period.
In the first quarter of 2017, total FDI in the country valued at US$ 7.71 billion, nearly doubling the US$ 3.4 billion ammount recorded in the first two months and up 91.5% against the same period last year, the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) reported.
The central province of Quang Nam has pledged to create a favourable and friendly investment climate for businesses. Dinh Van Thu, Chairman of the Quang Nam People’s Committee, shares his perspective with VIR’s Ha Linh on the efficiency of investment attraction in Quang Nam, as well as the province’s plans and strategies to draw more investment in the future.
The question of how to raise assorted investment sources in Vietnam for national economic development has dominated the agenda of many economic forums. Senior economist Nguyen Mai discusses the latest efforts made by local firms to shape up and strengthen local and global product supply chains, and what Vietnam must do to boost private firms’ engagement with supporting industry development, laying the bedrock for the next economic leap.
The vigorous restructuring of “zero VND” banks whose capital is believed to have fallen far below the minimum requirement of VND3 trillion ($140.6 million) is the main goal of the banking system this year. Dr Tran Du Lich, a financial and economic specialist, told VIR’s Thuy Vinh that buying out “zero VND” banks is only a temporary solution. It is time for the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to stop interfering with the restructuring of “zero VND” banks.
Japanese automaker Isuzu has picked Tan Phu Trung industrial zone (IZ) in Cu Chi district of Ho Chi Minh City as the location for its after-sale service centre.