IIF wants to double
Infrastructure financing next year

IIF already agreed to a financing commitment of Rp 5 trillion
in late November, Sukatmo Padmosukarso, IIF president director,
said in a statement on Friday.

Imports, domestically-assembled cars in battle for market share

The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has stirred up the market by accepting an Indonesian Vehicle Type Approval (VTA) certificate. Three imported cars from Indonesia arrived last week from March 16-22. Prior to that, a large quantity of Thailand sourced cars were reportedly docked at Vietnam’s ports, ready for delivery after customs clearance. While importers rush […]

Manufacturing retains its dominant position in FDI projects

Vietnam’s foreign direct investment (FDI) landscape was in flux in 2017. As at November, the country had attracted over $33.09 billion in a total of 2,293 projects; increases of over 82.8 per cent and 52 per cent, respectively, year-on-year. While impressive, the more important insight into Vietnam’s FDI figures lie in the shifts in industry […]

Motorbikes to be labelled with energy consumption

This is a key content of a draft circular on energy labelling for motorcycles by the ministry’s Vietnam Register. The labelling is compulsory. The producers must inform accurately about the vehicle’s fuel consumption according to an agreed measuring method. The volume of fuel consumption will be stated on the energy label on the vehicle to […]