Đình Vũ Industrial Zone
Economy

Logistics sector grapples with poor infrastructure

The weakness of infrastructure and high transport costs have been barriers for Vietnamese firms to fully tap into the sector’s potential, said Trần Thanh Hải, deputy director of Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Economy

Plan to improve FDI attraction under discussion

The assessment of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) attraction must be realistic and systematically in order to tackle shortcomings and meet new domestic and global context, said Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ.

Society

Huge cost hikes at Hải Phòng City projects

Most construction projects in northern Hải Phòng City have are running well above their initial cost estimates, with the cost hikes in some cases reaching thousands of billions of đồng, according to a recent inspection by the Government Inspectorate.

Economy

Hải Phòng’s FDI triples in Q1

The municipal People’s Committee chairman Nguyễn Văn Tùng attributed this positive result to the city’s ongoing efforts to foster administrative reforms, improve its investment climate, accelerate investment promotion and resolve difficulties for investors in implementing their projects here.

Economy

Rubber prices fall, firms fret

Natural rubber prices have been falling since the second half of 2017, causing rubber enterprises to become cautious in making business plan for 2018.

Economy

VinFast opens technical training centre

VinFast Manufacturing and Trading Company Limited has launched a Training Centre for Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering in Đình Vũ-Cát Hải Economic Zone in the northern port city of Hải Phòng.

Society

Better meals make better workers

The Việt Nam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has helped improve the quality of meals for workers as it makes the issue part of the collective bargaining between employers and employees.

Economy

FDI in VN rose 44% to hit new record in 2017

Việt Nam has remained an attractive destination for foreign investors in 2017 with total foreign direct investment (FDI) capital registered in the country hitting a record high of US$35.88 billion, up 44.4 per cent against last year.