September 17, 2013
Source: The Voice of Vietnam
Vietnam expects to earn around US$2.6 billion from shrimp exports in 2013, up by 15 percent against last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
The positive forecast has been attributed to the sharply increasing price of domestic shrimp, which is expected to bring higher profits to shrimp breeders and accelerate shrimp hatching to ensure a steady supply for export. More…
September 16, 2013
Japan is interested in establishing close ties with Turkmenistan, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said after negotiations with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov who was on an official visit to Tokyo from September 11. More…
September 15, 2013
Source: Bloomberg Businessweek
Mongolia plans to sell as much as $1 billion worth of Samurai bonds this year and offer foreign investors a new way into its largest coal project as Prime Minister Norovyn Altankhuyag seeks to revive growth. More…
September 11, 2013
Source: The Times of India
China has emerged as the world’s third largest investor as foreign direct investment (FDI) from the communist giant jumped by 17.6 per cent last year defying a global pattern.
China’s outbound FDI rose 17.6 per cent year-on-year in 2012 to a record high of $87.8 billion, according to the 2012 Statistical Bulletin of China’s Outward Foreign Direct Investment (ODI) by the ministry of commerce. More…
September 9, 2013
Myanmar received 731 million U.S. dollars’ contracted foreign investment in a single month of August, bringing the total to over 43 billion dollars as of the end of the month since 1988, local media reported Sunday.
The investment, which came from six countries and regions, was mostly injected in the manufacturing, making it the largest foreign-invested sector in 2013. More…
September 1, 2013
Source: The Cambodia Daily
A new project by the government and Japan’s aid agency seeks to assist small companies in Cambodia that are in need of specialist advice in order to develop and keep up with competitors in neighboring Asean countries.
The aim of the two-year program, called “Strategic Strengthening of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Support System,” is to provide free guidance to 10 selected small businesses that are facing issues to help them increase productivity, improve management, foster innovation and encourage cooperation between other businesses. More…
August 30, 2013
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will pay an official visit to Japan on September 11-13 this year.
As the Turkmenistan.ru correspondent reports from Ashgabat referring to the press service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is expected to meet with Emperor of Japan Akihito and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as part of the visit. More…
August 27, 2013
Source: Viet Nam News
Foreign investors poured a total of US$12.63 billion in Viet Nam during the past eight months, an increase of 19.5 per cent over the same period last year.
The Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, reports that as of August 20, nearly 770 new projects were licensed, representing registered capital of over $7.4 billion, a year-on-year increase of 12.2 percent. More…
August 23, 2013
Source: Uzbekistan Daily
The Government of Japan allocated 34.877 billion yens (about US$353.873 million) to implementation of the Navoi Thermal Power Station Modernization Project.
The loan was issued to Uzbekistan within the Official Development Aid (ODA). On 22 August 2013, Tashkent hosted a ceremony on signing exchange notes within the Japanese yen loan of ODA within the Navoi Thermal Power Station Modernization Project. More…
August 23, 2013
The report on preparation of documents of cooperation with Japan in oil and gas sphere was submitted to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, the Turkmen government said.
The documents are planned to be signed during the upcoming visit of Turkmen delegation to Japan. More…