firms see higher revenues in Hai Phong zones
HAI PHONG — The
foreign-invested enterprises in Hai Phong Port City have generated total revenue
of US$241 million in the first 10 months, an increase of 36 per cent over the
same period of last year, said the managing board of Hai Phong Industrial and
Export Processing Zones.
The enterprises have
exported $163 million, a year-on-year increase of 46 per cent.
These enterprises have
also contributed $7.2 million to the State budget, 23 per cent more than in the
same period of 2005.
to list shares on HCM City bourse
HCM CITY — Cat Loi Joint
Stock Co (coded CLC) will list 8.4 million shares, worth VND84 billion (US$5.3
million), on the HCM City stock exchange beginning November 16.
The company earned roughly
VND491 billion ($30.6 million) in revenues in the past nine months of this year,
$1.6 million from export turnover, and currently has a chartered capital of
VND84 billion ($5.3 million).
attracts 69 foreign-invested projects
HA TAY — The northern
province of Ha Tay has granted licenses to 11 new foreign-invested projects so
far this year, with a total capital of over US$41 million.
Among the projects were a
22-million-dollar golf course development in Chuong My District and an
eight-million-dollar vocational centre in Thach That District.
The province has a total
of 69 foreign-invested projects overall, worth a combined total of $666.9
Vinh Province OKs third industrial zone
TRA VINH — The Tra Vinh
People’s Committee has approved the establishment of the VND30 billion (US$1.9
million) Co Chien Industrial Zone in Cang Long District, making it the third
industrial zone in the province.
The 50ha zone would aim to
serve small- and medium-sized enterprises involved in such sectors as
shipbuilding, agricultural processing, seafood and manufacturing.
Work on the zone was
expected to begin early next year.
Ngai provides free bus service to airport
QUANG NGAI — The
Provincial Department of Transport, in conjuntion with Viet Nam Aviation Service
Company, will be providing a free bus service from the province to Chu Lai
Airport from this Thursday.
The Provincial Transport
Department will be responsible for providing the service, which is scheduled to
run until the end of next year, said deputy chairman of the Provincial People’s
Committee Nguyen Hoang Son.
Dang Ship Building Company launches ship
HAI PHONG — The Bach
Dang Ship Building Company successfully launched its 22,500-tonne ship the
Golden Falcon last Saturday.
Golden Falcon, the largest
ship ever built by the company, is the first of eight 22,500-tonne ships ordered
by Viet Nam National Shipping Lines.
tourism booths opened in Ha Noi
HA NOI – The Tourism
Department of Ha Noi, in conjunction with Dat Viet Advertising Company, has
opened 40 tourism information kiosks in the city centre.
Visitors to the capital
will be able to get information about, among other things, galleries, hotels and
historical sites in and around the city.
Securities Co increases chartered capital
HA NOI – Vietcombank
Securities Co Ltd, part of the Bank for Foreign Trade of Viet Nam, has increased
its chartered capital from VND60 billion (US$3.57 million) to VND200 billion
($12.5 million), said company director Nguyen Thi Bich Lien.
The company posted a
profit of VND50 billion ($3.13 million) for the first 10 months of the year, and
expects to earn a further VND10 billion ($630,000) by the end of the year, Lien
said. — VNS