Manufacturing sector accounts for 84.9 percent of Q1’s FDI
Vietnam’s manufacturing sector has proven a magnet for
foreign direct investment in the first quarter, absorbing 6.54 billion USD, which
accounted for 84.9 percent of total registered capital in the period, according
to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and
HCM City plans to open special street-food areas in District 1 as part of a pilot programme to move vendors to designated pavements, among other plans to improve the livability of the city.
Da Nang city continues to top the Vietnam ICT Index 2016, the rankings on the readiness for information and communications technology development and application, which was revealed on March 22.
The competition between shopping websites has now switched focus from prices to rapid delivery.
Vietnam’s garment and textile sector is still enjoying good growth in exports to the US market even without the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), according to Le Tien Truong, Director General of the Vietnam National Textile and Garment group (Vinatex).
Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with the Republic of Korea’s Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Hanoi on March 20 to elevate the two countries’ strategic cooperative partnership to a new height.
President Tran Dai Quang and his Israeli counterpart Reuven Ruvi Rivlin expressed their determination to step up wide-ranging ties, especially in the fields of economy and science-technology, during their talks in Hanoi on March 20.