• Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:52
    SCBS sees upward investment cycle in Q4
    SCB Securities (SCBS) sees foreign direct investment (FDI) surging to its highest level in four years heralding an upward investment cycle in Thailand due to ongoing infrastructure investment, huge investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), and the expected relocation of production bases from China to this region in the wake of the current US-China trade war.
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  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 06:52
    Policies to lure more FDI must not neglect any region or community in M’sia, says Anwar
    Economic policies being drawn up to lure more foreign direct investment must not neglect any region or community in the country, said PKR president-elect Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
    Farms (Farmers) start to see fruits of recovery 
    ECONOMIC indicators for August suggest that incomes are rising for farmers and poorer people and that Thailand, along with Vietnam, is expected to draw more foreign direct investment as a result of the trade battles between the United States and China, the Finance Ministry said.
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 08:43
    Mahathir: ‘Built-for-foreigners cities’ are not FDI
    Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he regards China as a friend of Malaysia but differed on what constitutes foreign direct investment (FDI) from the Asian giant.
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  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:00
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
      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
    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
    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
    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
    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.
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