FDI disbursement rises 8.8 percent in seven months Business

FDI disbursement rises 8.8 percent in seven months

Foreign investors in Vietnam disbursed a total of 9.85 billion USD from begining of this year to July 20, up 8.8 percent from a year earlier, the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment said.
Japan top foreign investor in Vietnam Business

Japan top foreign investor in Vietnam

Japan poured 6.88 billion USD, 30 percent of the total foreign direct investment (FDI), into Vietnam in the first seven months of 2018, the biggest figure among 96 countries and territories investing here.
SBV to tighten rules for commercial banks Business

SBV to tighten rules for commercial banks

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has decided to push ahead with restructuring the banking system, applying stricter measures to effectively prevent cross-ownership at commercial banks.
Vietnam-Korea FTA gives boost to two-way trade, investment Business

Vietnam-Korea FTA gives boost to two-way trade, investment

The Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA), which took effect on December 20, 2015, has played an important role in attracting investments from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam and helping the Southeast Asian nation integrate deeper into the regional economy, said a local official.
Investment in Indonesia rises nearly 12 percent in Q1 World

Investment in Indonesia rises nearly 12 percent in Q1

Total direct investment in Indonesia rose 11.8 percent year-on-year (y/y) to 185.3 trillion rupiad (14.3 billion USD) in the first quarter of 2018, according to the Indonesia's Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM).