Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park Opens in Haiphong


Jan. 21- A US$1 billion Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park has just opened in the northern city of Haiphong. This is the third industrial park of its kind spearheaded by the Singapore and Vietnam government. The 1,600-hectare park is located in Vietnam’s third largest city, 100 kilometers from Hanoi with easy access to the region’s largest seaport, […]

Danang Tops Provincial Competitive Index


Jan. 15 – Danang topped the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 2009 provincial competitiveness index (PCI) ranking followed by Binh Duong Province in the south. This is the second consecutive year that Danang finished first place in the index. Vietnam’s northeast Lao Cai Province ranked higher than Vinh Phuc Province to be included in […]

New Economic Zone to be Set Up in Ha Giang Province


Jan. 14 – The government has announced that it will open a new national border gate economic zone in Ha Giang Province to further trade with China. The Thanh Thuy economic zone will be an important import-export venue for the northern region spanning 28,700 hectares including the communes of Thanh Thuy, Phuong Tien, Thanh Duc, […]

Bac Ninh Province Revokes 51 Licensed Projects


Jan. 13 – Vietnam’s northern province of Bac Ninh has revoked 51 delayed licensed projects in its industrial parks in an effort to strengthen investment conditions. The Bac Ninh Industrial Zones Authority said projects that were left idle were canceled. Last year, it also canceled the investment licenses of 13 projects worth a total of […]

Real Estate Prices in Downtown Hanoi to Climb by 21 Percent


Dec. 14 – Land valuation in downtown Hanoi will increase by as much as 21 percent next year based on a new proposal submitted by the Hanoi People’s Committee. The proposal sets next year’s prices for the city’s main commercial streets like Hang Ngang and Hang Dao in Hoan Kiem District at VND81 million (US$4,300) […]

Savills: Danang Tourism Property Market Taking Off


Dec. 9 – The central coast city of Danang’s tourism property segment is emerging said real estate company Savills Vietnam. Savills said that projects for villas are emerging quickly in the area with developments along the Son Tra-Dien Ngoc coastal road from Danang to Hoi An to be finished in a few years time.

Exporters, Bank Plan to Build Bonded Warehouse in United States


Dec. 7 – State-owned Vietnam Development Bank and local exporters are considering plans to build a bonded warehouse in the United States for exports reports Thanh Nien News. This would aid local exporters cut storage costs and make more good readily available in the market. Vietnam Development Bank General Director Nguyen Quang Dung told Vietnam […]

Lawmakers Approve Nuclear Plants


Nov. 27 – Vietnam’s National Assembly has approved plans to build two nuclear power plants in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan scheduled to be finished by 2020. The nuclear plants will be located in Thuan Nam District’s Phuoc Dinh Commune and Ninh Hai District’s Vinh Hai Commune with a combined power capacity of 2,000 […]

HCMC Cuts Electricity to 51 Companies Due to Environmental Violations


Nov. 23 – Ho Chi Minh City authorities have cut electricity to 51 businesses last week as punishment for their environmental violations reports Thanh Nien News. The city gave an ultimatum that blacklisted business will not be reconnected again unless they clean up and stop damaging the environment. The 51 firms were found to be […]

Tax Laws on Overseas Investment to be Revised


Nov. 18 – Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance is planning to revise tax laws to encourage more Vietnamese businesses to make overseas investments. The draft of the tax circular is pending official approval at the end of the year. If the new plan is approved it will allow for incentives for projects in energy, power, petroleum, […]

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