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Restructuring public investment a must

Restructuring public investment a must

The Prime Minister has recently asked ministries, agencies and localities to tighten management of State capital sources in an effort to stop scattered investment and optimize the efficiency of State-funded projects. Vietnam needs more than VND500 trillion to complete projects approved by the National Assembly and the Government in the …

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VN-Germany investment forum opens in Berlin

VN-Germany investment forum opens in Berlin

A Vietnam-Germany investment and business forum opened in Berlin on Nov. 15. Addressing the forum, Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Do Hoa Binh said the forum is a good opportunity for businesses from the two countries to explore their expanding investment and business advantages, especially in infrastructure, energy, hi-tech and environmental …

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Municipal governance considers to revoke 22 projects

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Thai Nguyen provincial governance on May 17 said that only 137 of 217 works and ground clearance projects had been handed over to investors because of standstill in ground clearance, inadequacies in compensation policy. Till the end of first quarter of 2011, there were around 460 projects granted with the …

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Binh Thuan issues 15 investment licences

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Central Binh Thuan Province granted licences to 15 investment projects in the first quarter of 2011, bringing the total number of provincial projects up to 1,142 with total registered investment capital of VND87.3 trillion (US$4.1 billion). The local authority has also issued business registration licences to 58 new companies and …

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FDI should be on the right track

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Vietnam expects foreign direct investment to flow to manufacturing sectors, and generate added value and technological value for the economy. However, in recent years, this capital source has seemed to target short-term investment and raw material exploitation. Dr. Tran Dinh Thien, director of the Vietnam Institute of Economics, recently cautioned …

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Waste found in numerous state-financed projects

Sluggish construction drives up costs

A report which scrutinised 300 projects with state investment found that 269 of them were halted because of waste last year. Sluggish construction drives up costs According to a report from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Vietnam had 36,607 projects which used capital from the state budget in …

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PPP projects slow to gain sufficient traction

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Private investors are keen to jump onto the public-private partnership investment bandwagon, but local authorities are failing to do their part. In the nearly six months since the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) required authorities to send on lists of pilot public-partnership (PPP) projects, the MPI has heard only …

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Investors from Japan seek opportunities

Investors from Japan seek opportunities

More than 500 Japanese companies are looking to invest in Viet Nam, said Hirokazu Yamaoka, chief representative of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in Viet Nam, at a press briefing in Ha Noi last week. Vietnamese support industries should focus on producing high-quality low-cost goods to boost their regional …

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