Statistics of the Ministry of Planning and Investment showed that as of March, 335 IZs were founded with a total area of 97,800 hectares, 206 of which were operational with a total area of 68,700 hectares. The average occupancy rate was 75.6 per cent. – VNS … [Read more...] about IZs development needs planning to attract FDI
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Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Conglomerate Vingroup JSC plans to earn 145 trillion VND (6.2 billion USD) in revenue this year, up 12 percent year-on-year. The information was released during the group’s annual general meeting of shareholders (AGMs) held on May 28 in Hanoi. Post-tax profit is expected to decrease 35 percent to reach 5 trillion VND. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vingroup Chairman of the Board of Directors Pham Nhat Vuong said its tourism arm Vinpearl was most ravaged by the disease. “However, the group still seeks solutions to stimulate domestic demand for tourism, especially inbound because we could not offer services for foreign clients during the pandemic,” he said. “According to statistics, Vietnam greets 80 million domestic visitors and 18 million foreign visitors each year,” Vuong said. The Vingroup chairman said if the disease was controlled and people could not travel abroad, domestic tourism would be … [Read more...] about Vingroup forecast revenue up 12 percent
Vietnam is expected to see a new foreign direct investment (FDI) wave as more foreign companies plan to move investment into the country. The US-China trade has triggered the trend of shifting production lines from China to Southeast Asia and other markets, including Vietnam which was seen as a promising destination. Meanwhile, many countries are fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic while Vietnam has basically controlled the disease, while maintaining its economic growth momentum. Pegatron, Amazon and Home Depot have started recruiting and seeking to open new supply chains with Vietnam being among potential markets.Other US giants like Google and Microsoft have announced their plans to relocate their production facilities of new phones, personal computers and some other devices from China to Southeast Asia with factories in Vietnam and Thailand expected to be the beneficiaries, the Nikkei Asian Review reported.Microsoft is scheduled to start producing its Surface line, including … [Read more...] about More giant foreign firms plan to shift investment into Vietnam
The city’s top leader called for drastic measures to create new opportunities and motivation for the city’s growth. Five key areas were identified to attract domestic and foreign investment: to resume and speed up production, trade and exports; to stimulate tourism and domestic consumption; to promote public investment, and to address difficulties for major projects that had been delayed for years. … [Read more...] about Đà Nẵng kickstarts economy after COVID-19 pandemic
Frank Bochmann is seen in a photo he provided Tuoi Tre News. Saebel: Vietnam’s tourism sector has been tragically affected by the outbreak of COVID-19. Airlines, hotels, restaurants, laundry facilities, amusement parks, transport companies, tour operators, and homestay owners have all seen their business come to a standstill. The loss of revenue and livelihoods for Vietnamese employees and entrepreneurs alike in all spheres is devastating and the real effects will only be seen as savings and cash funds dry up. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?