The Waterway Traffic Police Department will carry out inspections in the
provinces of Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam, Ca Mau,
and An Giang this month.
Because of an oversupply, the Ministry of Construction has banned construction of new cement plants.
The Central Highlands forestry board has recommended that the Government
should appropriate 16,000 hectares of forest lands allotted for 132
rubber plantation projects.
By February 20 this year the southern province of Dong Nai had attracted
US$330.37 million in foreign direct investment (FDI). According to the
provincial Department of Planning and Investment, the province licensed
nine new projects with a total registered capital of $85.72 million,
alongside nine existing projects, which contributed a further $244.65
million. The province currently has 1,084 ongoing projects worth $20.339
The Can Tho City People's Committee has asked four airlines to open
seven new flight routes, connecting Can Tho International Airport with
airports in Da Nang, Cam Ranh and Lien Khuong as well as airports in
Cambodia, Thailand, South Korea and Taiwan.
Organisations and individuals wanting to do business in the property
sector must establish an enterprise or a co-operative with a chartered
capital of at least VND50 billion ($2.37 million), according a modified
draft of the Real Estate Business Law.
According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, China remains the biggest import market for Vietnamese fruit and vegetables.
The country's northern area has expanded large-scale citrus fruit areas
in recent years, and now has about 46,800ha of citrus fruits, including
oranges, mandarins and grapefruits, accounting for 35 per cent of the
country's total citrus fruit area.
So far this year, Japanese businesses have invested
in 167 projects worth US$3.1 billion in the southern province of Dong
Nai. The most invested sectors are: production of electronic spare
parts, computers, machineries, construction of water plants and
transport facilities. Japan is the fourth largest investor in the
The Government will invest US$55.8 million in a Tourism Infrastructure
Development project in the Greater Mekong sub-region. It aims to promote
economic growth among countries in the region, especially Viet Nam,
Laos and Cambodia.