• 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.
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:54:39
    Election delay no bar to foreign investment, says Somkid
    Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak believes a delay in the next general election delay will not hamper foreign direct investment in the country.
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  • 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.
  • Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:00:00
      Progress review of SEZs in Myanmar demanded 
    AS MYANMAR pushes for attracting more foreign direct investment through its three special economic zones, civil society organisations have reiterated their recommendation to review and monitor the progress of the SEZs.
  • Mon, 23 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Myanmar groups demand govt review of SEZs
    As Myanmar pushes to attract more foreign direct investment through its three special economic zones, civil society organisations have reiterated their recommendation to review and monitor the progress of the SEZs. 
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    World Bank maintains optimism over Myanmar economy despite risks
    Despite the slowdown in the inflow of foreign direct investment and ongoing conflicts in Rakhine state, Myanmar’s economy is expected to recover this year, with the growth rate rising from 5.9 per cent in 2016 to 6.4 per cent, according to a recent edition of the World Bank’s Myanmar Economic Monitor.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Foreign investment in VN up 52%
    VIETNAM ATTRACTED US$21.93 billion (Bt731.6 billion) in foreign direct investment during the first seven months of this year, a surge of 52 per cent year-on-year, the highest rate since 2011, according to Foreign Investment Agency statistics.
  • Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:37:30
    Vietnam draws $21 billion EU investments
    As of March, investors from the European Union had injected more than US$21.56 billion (Bt745 billion) into 1,959 projects in Vietnam, accounting for 7.2 per cent of total foreign direct investment and 8.5 per cent of projects registered in the country.
  • 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.
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