Many Vietnamese companies will take part in the first exhibition and conference on scientific equipment, technology, instruments and laboratories to be held in Bangkok from October 5-7.
HCM CITY —
The exhibition (Thailand Lab 2011), organised by the NCC exhibition Organiser Co., Ltd and VNU Exhibition Europe, will display the latest innovations in biotechnology, analysis, diagnostics and laboratory technology and equipment.
It will also include professional conferences where leading experts, including one from Viet Nam, will present the latest advances in various fields.
HA GIANG — The northern province of Ha Giang is calling for investment in 42 projects for the 2011-15 period, according to the Investment and Planning Department.
The investment capital will be used to benefit in the agricultural and industrial sectors, as well as to improve infrastructure and services.
Key projects include Tan Quang Airport, a cement factory in the Binh Vang industrial zone, the Ha Giang Trade Centre and several hydroelectric plants.
HA NOI — The Viet Nam Textile and Apparel Association reported that in the first six months of the year, the country's textile and garment exports reached US$6.1 billion with 55 per cent from the United States.
The association said the textile and garment sector is in the process of growing its overseas markets.
HAI DUONG — The northern province of Hai Duong has licensed 21 foreign direct investment projects (FDIs) in the first half of the year, an increase of 66.6 per cent with a combined capital worth of over US$266.3 million, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Fourteen of these are newly-licensed projects with registered capital of $215 million and seven others have received capital top-up, amounting to $51.3 million.
The newly licensed projects focus on textiles and garments, phone accessories and hotel business.
At present, the province has 215 FDI projects with total registered capital of $2.9 billion, creating jobs for more than 90,400 labourers.
VINH LONG — In the first half of the year, more than 138 enterprises in the southern province of Vinh Long received business licences, amassing total capital of 1.5 trillion (US$74 million).
Enterprises have mainly invested in industry, trade and construction.
The private sector demonstrated a high investment rate, with an average registered capital of VND11billion ($533,000) for each enterprise.
This year the province plans to persuade 280 more enterprises to invest in the area.
HA NOI — The second real estate and financial services expo opened yesterday in Ha Noi.
Roughly 50 real estate, financial and furniture businesses are participating in the expo where they are showcasing their projects and exchanging information.
The expo aims to create tight connections between firms, investors and consumers.
The Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Viet Nam Real Estate Association are organising the event which will end tomorrow.
HCM CITY – A business delegation of 11 top Italian machinery makers will visit Viet Nam next month seeking a stronger foothold in the market, according to Italian Trade Commissioner Marco Saladini.
They will participate in the Viet Nam Machine Tools and Automation Exhibition 2011 that will take place from July 5- 8 at the Saigon Exhibition and Conference Center in District 7. — VNS