How Vietnam can remain a foreign investment sweet spot

How Vietnam can remain a foreign investment sweet spot

Foreign direct investment into Vietnam has grown exponentially in the last three decades.
Reboot required for high-tech funding

Reboot required for high-tech funding

Foreign investment flows into Vietnam’s high-tech sector remained lacklustre in the first five months of 2021, falling behind in meeting national expectations and forcing the country to change its approach.
Sunny FDI outlook amid supply strains

Sunny FDI outlook amid supply strains

While concerns over interruption of global supply chains linger due to serious outbreaks of COVID-19 in India, Thailand, and elsewhere, Vietnam is attempting to remain on the front foot with continued business confidence and inflow of foreign investment.
Foreign partners help to lay foundations for Vietnam’s rise

Foreign partners help to lay foundations for Vietnam’s rise

In the 46 years since national reunification, Vietnam’s development has witnessed great strides with major contributions from foreign investment, which has been targeted to continue being an important driver of the domestic economy.
Vietnam possessing advantage in AI field

Vietnam possessing advantage in AI field

Besides major AI investments by operational firms in Vietnam, the involvement of a new player in the country will not only contribute to realising the country’s national strategy on research and development and AI application, but also encourage foreign investment capital inflow in the sector.
Land rules due for a fitting makeover

Land rules due for a fitting makeover

Bottlenecks and conflicts in the current Law on Land continue to put paid to the efficient implementation of foreign-invested projects in Vietnam.
Divestment slow off the blocks for banks

Divestment slow off the blocks for banks

Foreign investment in state-owned banks could quench the thirst for capital while assisting with consolidation, but major problems continue to hinder the process.
MoIT proposes 35 percent cap on foreign investment in petrol market

MoIT proposes 35 percent cap on foreign investment in petrol market

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed a 35 percent cap on foreign investment in local oil and petrol businesses, but said it was open to scrapping the regulation.
Supporting industries receiving multinational boost

Supporting industries receiving multinational boost

The relocation of multinational corporations has accelerated the shift of foreign investment capital to Vietnam’s supporting industries to accommodate the lack of local suppliers.
Regional tensions throwing investing trajectory up in air

Regional tensions throwing investing trajectory up in air

Political stability has been seen as one of the main reasons for Vietnam’s success in recent years in terms of attracting foreign investment. But how might current unrest in other Southeast Asian countries affect the flows of investment in the region as it simultaneously attempts to fight its way out of the pandemic?
Foreign investment continues to flow into hospitality market

Foreign investment continues to flow into hospitality market

The hospitality industry has struggled in the past year, but despite the challenges, foreign investors are still debuting new properties in Vietnam.
Promoting synergies through EVFTA

Promoting synergies through EVFTA

The new Law on Investment, which took effect on January 1, aims to ease the doing of business in Vietnam and will have a positive impact on the attraction of foreign investment and improvement of Vietnam’s business environment.
3.9 bln USD channelled into Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park

3.9 bln USD channelled into Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park

The Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi has attracted 93 investment projects with registered capital of more than 90.25 trillion VND (3.9 billion USD) so far, including more than 7.95 trillion VND in investment approved last year, the Ministry of Science and Technology has said.
Ho Chi Minh City seeks investment for seven major projects

Ho Chi Minh City seeks investment for seven major projects

HCM City is seeking foreign investment over the next five years for seven major projects, including four metro lines.
Russian expert commends Vietnam’s 2020 economic success

Russian expert commends Vietnam’s 2020 economic success

Professor Vladimir Mazyrin, leader of the Centre for Vietnamese and ASEAN Studies of the Far East Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, has described the results of economic development of Vietnam in 2020 as an extraordinary success.
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