Japanese companies eye Hai Duong Province
(Nov 30, 2015)
A number of active and technology-driven Japanese companies met with
local businesses in northern Hai Duong Province on Friday, November 27,
to seek partnerships for new projects.
Disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Viet Nam reached an
estimated US$13.2 billion from the beginning of 2015 until November 20,
up 17.9 per cent against 2014.
Exports of Vietnamese agricultural, forestry and fishery products would
be aided by the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement and the
enactment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).
International logistics co-operation is essential for Viet Nam,
especially in the context of global integration and ASEAN Economic
While a recent government report showed that total debts of the 93
biggest state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in 2014 increased 8 per cent
compared to 2013.
The southern economic hub of HCM City has been ranked 32nd on a list of
the 65 best main streets in the world in Cushman & Wakefield's 27th
"Main Streets Across The World" report.
Local companies in the agricultural sector should begin to focus more
on the domestic market rather than exports to prepare for competition
when the TPP takes effect.
More than 730,000 foreign visitors traveled to Viet Nam so far in
November, a 12.9 per cent increase since last month and 20.5 per cent
higher than the same period last year, according to the General
Statistics Office (GSO).
Airbus Group CEO Thomas Enders has sent a letter to Prime Minister
Nguyen Tan Dung offering support to Viet Nam in developing an aviation
industry in the country.
Viet Nam and Germany have committed their strategic partnership, in which economic co-operation is a priority focus.
Low-cost and sub-standard iron sheets and steel, particularly from China, are flooding the market, causing many problems for legitimate producers.