The vital mission to ramp up foreign capital attraction

The vital mission to ramp up foreign capital attraction

Vietnam’s foreign capital attraction achieved much last year. VIR’s Kim Oanh met with Phan Huu Thang, former director-general of the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, to review recent highlights and weigh up predictions for 2023.
Insurance groups urged to go public when viable

Insurance groups urged to go public when viable

While the life insurance market witnessed strong revenue growth by the end of the third quarter, related concerns are still overshadowing the market as the ability to attract foreign capital, as well as the number of listed insurance companies, are still limited.
New foreign capital stutters despite overall deal boost

New foreign capital stutters despite overall deal boost

Vietnam’s investment picture is brightening, especially in processing and manufacturing, but a dip in newly-registered investment is causing some worry.
Outlook remains bright for foreign capital inflows in the year ahead

Outlook remains bright for foreign capital inflows in the year ahead

Vietnam’s foreign direct investment inflows have remained remarkably resilient over the last two years, and we expect continued strong inflows in 2022. This is because travel restrictions will be eased, which will make it easier for corporate executives from elsewhere to travel to Vietnam.
Hardships overcome with diplomacy

Hardships overcome with diplomacy

With the contributions of the diplomatic sector, the Vietnamese economy has reaped a raft of achievements in expanding trade networks and foreign capital sources. In the coming time, foreign affairs under the direction of the 13th National Party Congress will help further enhance the country’s international prestige.
Resuming flights to kick-start foreign capital inflows

Resuming flights to kick-start foreign capital inflows

Foreign inflows to Vietnam are expected to grow in 2022, once international commercial flights will be recovered.
 Hopes raised on divestment increase for stock synergy

 Hopes raised on divestment increase for stock synergy

Some freshly-adopted regulatory moves are expected to facilitate more advantageous prerequisites for Vietnamese state-owned enterprises to pick up their divestment pace, and thus enrich the domestic stock market with foreign capital inflows.
Deluge of foreign capital marks strong start to 2021

Deluge of foreign capital marks strong start to 2021

The wave of high-tech companies investing billions of US dollars in Vietnam is already materialising, raising the question for the country on exactly how to absorb all the incoming capital.
Vietnam property market increasingly attractive to foreign capital

Vietnam property market increasingly attractive to foreign capital

Vietnam continues to rise among transparent property markets, making luxury projects more charming to foreign investors.    
Nearly 7 million USD of public investment disbursed in six months

Nearly 7 million USD of public investment disbursed in six months

Disbursement of public investment in the first six months of 2020 amounted to nearly 156 trillion VND (6.73 million USD), fulfilling 33.1 percent of the plan set by the National Assembly and the Prime Minister, higher than the 28.56 percent recorded in the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Public capital disbursement improves in first two months

Public capital disbursement improves in first two months

Almost 34.75 trillion VND (1.49 billion USD) of public investment capital was disbursed in the first two months of 2020, equivalent to 7.38 percent of the year’s plan and nearly doubling the value and progress in the same period last year.
Local banks continue to appeal to foreign capital

Local banks continue to appeal to foreign capital

With high profitability and a strong rebound, local banks are becoming tempting targets for foreign investors mulling over stake purchase deals.
Foreign capital attraction to see new forms: expert

Foreign capital attraction to see new forms: expert

Vietnam needs to learn about new forms of investment to raise appropriate policies for attracting foreign money, according to chairman of the Vietnam Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises Nguyen Mai.
Foreign capital finds its way to lucrative local fintech market

Foreign capital finds its way to lucrative local fintech market

Foreign players are eager to join Vietnam’s lucrative fintech market, while local banks have been scaling up co-operation with fintech.
Foreign investors net selling may not signify foreign capital flight

Foreign investors net selling may not signify foreign capital flight

While foreign investors have been net selling since February, market conditions do not threaten capital flight.
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