Billion-dollar initiatives in the pipeline

Billion-dollar initiatives in the pipeline

Foreign investor commitments to developing billion-dollar projects in Vietnam so far this year promises a solid foundation in realising a $40 billion target in overseas capital for the whole of 2022.
Foreign investor participation crucial for operations

Foreign investor participation crucial for operations

The mega-deal between Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and FE Credit is expected to rewrite the consumer finance landscape in Vietnam.
New wave of high-tech ventures await entry

New wave of high-tech ventures await entry

South Korea is expected to keep its top position as Vietnam’s largest foreign investor on the back of upcoming investment inflows going into high-tech production, buoyed by pandemic successes on both sides.
Analysts: High-end hotels hold appeal among investors

Analysts: High-end hotels hold appeal among investors

Analysts from real estate consultant Jones Lang LaSalle have said domestic and foreign investors alike are actively seeking to purchase high-end hotels in downtown areas, mostly due to limited land supply.
Foreign investors expected to own 35 percent of stake in oil firms

Foreign investors expected to own 35 percent of stake in oil firms

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed the Government to allow petrol and oil businesses to transfer stakes to foreign investors, but not exceeding 35 percent.
FDI attraction totals over 15.6 billion USD (Infographics)

FDI attraction totals over 15.6 billion USD (Infographics)

As of June 20, foreign investors’ the newly registered and adjusted capital and capital for purchasing shares in Vietnam totaled 15.67 billion USD the first 6 months this year, nearly 85% of the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
RoK tops foreign investors in Vietnam in 2019

RoK tops foreign investors in Vietnam in 2019

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is the leading foreign investor in Vietnam in 2019, pouring 7.92 billion USD into the country, accounting for over one fifth of the total flow of foreign direct investment into Vietnam during the year.
Foreign interest in Vietnam’s LNG sector remains high

Foreign interest in Vietnam’s LNG sector remains high

Foreign investors are diving into developing liquefied natural gas (LNG) and gas-fired power projects in Vietnam, in part due to country’s growing demand for electricity.
EPE model held up by uncertainties

EPE model held up by uncertainties

While waiting for more specifics of the regulations relating to ­establishing export-processing enterprises in ­Vietnam, foreign investor can ­register to operate as a normal ­enterprise until more concrete ­guidance is issued, after which they will have to ­complete procedures to switch to EPE operations.
FDI firms expand in local textile-garment sector

FDI firms expand in local textile-garment sector

Vietnam had become increasingly appealing to large foreign investor groups in the textile and garment industry who wanted to seize opportunities when the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) takes effect in January next year, according to analysts.
F88 pawn shop chain continues attracting foreign capital

F88 pawn shop chain continues attracting foreign capital

The investment capital from Granite Oak – an investment fund from Europe ¬– will help Hanoi-based pawn shop chain F88 to expand.
Overseas financiers outline obstacles

Overseas financiers outline obstacles

With the voice of foreign ­investors gaining more weight in the crafting of Vietnam’s ­Securities Law, efforts to ­facilitate further growth of its capital market are taking place with a review of the ­implementation of non-voting depository receipts.
Conference on 30 years of FDI attraction to open new era and vision

Conference on 30 years of FDI attraction to open new era and vision

The national conference on 30 years of FDI attraction in Vietnam will take place on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the National Conference Centre in Hanoi.
VPBank to set FOL at 30 per cent after private placement

VPBank to set FOL at 30 per cent after private placement

VPBank (HSX: VPB) is looking to raise capital through a private placement in the upcoming months, then lift its foreign ownership limit (FOL) to 30 per cent.
FDI tops 3.34 billion USD in Jan-Feb

FDI tops 3.34 billion USD in Jan-Feb

In Jan-Feb, foreign investors' registered, increased capital and share purchase totalled 3.34 billion USD, equivalent to 98.2 % over the same period last year.
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