Vietnam-India trade and investment ties have been growing stronger over the past few years. And now, the two countries have committed to further boosting co-operation. Indian Ambassador to Vietnam P. Harish spoke with VIR’s Thanh Dat about the flourishing ties.
From his Christmas vacation with his family in the Silicon Valley, Pham Duc Trung Kien, a visually impaired investor known as “the bridge builder between the US and Vietnam,” shared his thoughts with VIR regarding Vietnamese education.
Many foreign-invested companies in Vietnam proposed that the government reduce the frequency of minimum wage increases so they would have time to prepare themselves.
Samsung Display Co has announced that it is contemplating a plan to invest an additional US$2.5 billion to expand its display module assembly line in the northern Vietnam province of Bac Ninh.
Thailand’s Triple Win Corporation plans to develop a solar power project in Duc Pho district in the central province of Quang Ngai later this year.
Da Nang has invested VND363 billion (US$16 million) to complete the second-stage infrastructure for the 1,010-hectare Hi-Tech Park in Hoa Vang District, 20km west of the city.
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) has unveiled that the first large-scale purchase of an Australian cattle ranch – for beef production – by a Vietnamese company has been made, in the Northern Territory, south of Katherine.
India’s Tata Group announced plans to expand into Vietnam in a wide range of business sectors, focusing on energy, coffee processing, and agricultural machinery.
Vietnam is unlikely to see last year’s amount of inbound cross-border M&A activity in 2017 due to global geopolitical uncertainties, according to a recently released forecast by global law firm Baker McKenzie.
At the workshop organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on January 17 and 18, APEC countries shared experiences in promoting market-oriented innovation management practices at SMEs and explored possible ways to foster innovation among SMEs.