• Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Myanmar needs ‘more liberalisation’
    Though Myanmar has liberalised some policies in recent years to attract more foreign direct investment, its FDI regulations are more restrictive than in most peer economies in Southeast Asia, according to the Asian Development Bank’s new report on the regional economy launched on April 11.
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Foreign firms gain from lowest Vietnam taxes
    FOREIGN direct investment (FDI) enterprises, which have enjoyed multiple tax incentives in Vietnam, pay the lowest state taxes despite reporting high profits, statistics show.
  • Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Vietnam regulatory shifts worry foreign companies
    ALTHOUGH foreign direct investment (FDI) has played an important role in boosting Vietnam’s economic growth, recent changes in policies and regulations that do not meet international best practices have exposed many foreign investors to considerable risks and obstacles in executing their investments.
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Myanmar looks to strong inflow of FDI
    THOUGH MYANMAR is one of the lowest-ranked economies in Asia Pacific region according to the World Bank’s recent report on doing business, the nation maintains its optimism over the inflow of foreign direct investment next year, according to Aung Naing Oo, director-general of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration and secretary of Myanmar Investment Commission.
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Contraction continues in investment flows to Asean 
    FOREIGN direct investments (FDIs) that flow into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) both from within and outside the bloc continued to weaken, declining by 20 per cent in 2016, the latest official Asean tally showed.
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Myanmar approves over $4bn FDI in first half of current fiscal
    MYANMAR has approved US$4.35 billion (Bt145 billion) in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first six months of fiscal year 2017-18 which started April 1, and hopes to receive much more in the second half, according to San Myint, deputy director general at the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration.
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Vietnam sees FDI surge to record high
    FOREIGN direct investment (FDI) registered in Vietnam reached a record US$25.48 billion in the first nine months of this year, up 34.3 per cent year on year.
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Huge Japanese business delegation focuses on EEC
    About 50% of FDI for first half of the year comes from single economic partner.
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Time to cure US of its paranoia about Chinese investment
    The US administration says it welcomes foreign investment, but it is politicising Chinese foreign direct investment yet again. Perhaps the US is paranoid about Chinese FDI. 
  • Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Myanmar approves $3.7 bn foreign investment 
    MYANMAR continues to maintain its potential to increase foreign direct investment in fiscal 2017 starting April 1 by approving nearly US$3.7 billion (Bt123 billion) over four months, according to an investment boss.
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 19:48:09
    Foreign investment surges 52%
    HANOI - South Korea, Japan and Singapore are the top three countries pledged the most FDI to Vietnam in the first seven months this year.
  • Thu, 18 May 2017 17:48:42
    UOB’s FDI unit helps draw $27 bn into Southeast Asia
    Singapore-based United Overseas Bank’s (UOB) ability to connect its corporate clients to business and investment opportunities in Southeast Asia has attracted more than $27 billion into the region in 2016, double the amount in 2015.
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  • Wed, 12 Apr 2017 01:00:00
    RP posts 13.2% rise in FDI to $685m in January 
    JOB-CREATING foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Philippines continued the upward trend with $685 million generated in January, up 13.2 percent year-on-year, on sustained investor optimism, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas data released Monday showed.
  • Mon, 10 Apr 2017 01:00:00
    FDI inflows not improving quality of VN's growth
    THE LARGE foreign direct investment in Vietnam is not reflecting in the country’s economic growth, officials said.
  • Sat, 18 Mar 2017 01:00:00
    Myanmar surpasses FDI target of $6 bn in fiscal year 2016-17
    MYANMAR will have received nearly US$7 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) when its current fiscal year ends on March 31, surpassing its target of $6 billion, said Aung Naing Oo, secretary of the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) and director-general of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration.
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