The latest news, announcements, articles, publications and blog posts from Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA).
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Ministry Retreat 2017
Monday 6, February 2017
Ministry of Trade, Tourism, Commerce and Ni Vanuatu Business (MTTCNB) held its 2017 retreat from 1- 3 February 2016 at Aquana Beach Resort. Many staff who attended claimed this was the first ever grouping of its type to be initiated at the Ministry level to bring together heads of Offices within the MTTCNB.
VIPA signs MOU with China Entrepreneurs Union
December 18, Friday 2016
Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA) represented by its chairman Mr Lionel Kaluat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China Entrepreneurs Union, represented by the Union's Deputy President Mr. Peter Zhang. This understanding marks the beginning of a stronger collaboration between the two parties to pursue investment developments in Vanuatu.
VIPA Strengthens Partnership with G8 Consultants
November 25, Friday 2016
VIPA management signed an MOU with G8 consultant in 2014. In Nov ember 2016, following more developments between the two parties, Mr Peter Chen, G8 Consultants director visited Vanuatu undertaking a more focused visit that saw more concrete agreements reached.
Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA) a major contributor to the 5th Australia Vanuatu Business Forum
Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA) sign on as Major Sponsor of the 5th Australia Vanuatu Business Forum with 2 Million Vatu grant
VIPA Contributes to the first ever Agri-Tourism event in the country
Given the increase in growth the tourism industry has been xperiencing, and so is the call for more integrated sector policies for improved benefits through spill over effects from massive tourism development projects. The agri-tourism initiative is a demonstration of Government commitment to see this become a reality.
VIPA conducts first ever FDI awareness in the country's provinces
This first ever awareness workshop organised by the Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA) will NOT ONLY enable VIPA deliver effectively on its mission, but an opportunity to promote positive perceptions on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vanuatu through a coordinated approach.
IFC Study Shows Efate's Tourism Sector Could Help Support Local Farmers
A recent International Finance Corporation (IFC) analysis surveyed the linkages between Efate’s local food producers and its tourism sector.
VIPA and VNPF signs MOU to improve FDI facilitation
May 14 2016
A Memorandum of Understanding signed on 6th May 2016 between the Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA) and the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) now enables both entities to update their respective data bases so that future dealings between them will be a simple and consistent.