Foreign investors remain optimistic about Vietnamese stock market

Foreign investors remain optimistic about Vietnamese stock market

From being net sellers in the first nine months of 2022, foreign investors have become the driving force supporting the Vietnamese stock market in the last few months, and the inflows are expected to continue this year.
Diversification still on radar of major foreign investors

Diversification still on radar of major foreign investors

Despite headwinds caused by geopolitical tensions, Vietnam has seen solid overseas investment, laying the ground for the country to boost inflows and realise its socioeconomic goals.
Sustainability reports still underutilised

Sustainability reports still underutilised

Besides annual reports, sustainability reports are increasingly creating competitive advantages and attracting investor attention. However, only a few listed companies in Vietnam have issues such a report, with most only at acceptable quality.
Blockchain startups widen scope to survive winter

Blockchain startups widen scope to survive winter

Despite an oddly quiet market, a number of Vietnamese blockchain projects are scrambling to remain attractive in foreign investors’ eyes by diversifying their offerings or seeking fresh funding arenas.
Bac Giang welcomes two projects worth $700 million

Bac Giang welcomes two projects worth $700 million

On the first days of 2023, the northern province of Bac Giang is welcoming two projects from Singapore and China with the total investment capital of $760 million.
Focus on big investors making a difference

Focus on big investors making a difference

With the nation’s great demand for growth, Vietnam is boosting its group-oriented diplomatic activities in order to attract more investment and expand trade.
The state of play in healthcare M&As

The state of play in healthcare M&As

Merger and acquisition moves are one of the more effective measures for foreign investors entering the Vietnamese medical and pharmaceutical industry, utilising available factories and inexpensive labour. Ngo Thanh Hai, Nguyen Dieu Quynh, and Le Anh Thu from LNT & Partners offers an overview of the factors and barriers involved when it comes to dealmaking in pharma.
Foreign investors seize stock market opportunities

Foreign investors seize stock market opportunities

Despite difficulties, the domestic stock market has seen a big increase in net buying thanks to a recovery in foreign investor confidence.
Asian investors still on lookout for deals

Asian investors still on lookout for deals

Having been the dominant players in Vietnam’s merger and acquisition market for years, new activities from Japanese, South Korean, and Singaporean investors are demonstrating that interest in the fast-growing market remain unchanged.
Environment strong for ready-money investors

Environment strong for ready-money investors

Despite a taxing geopolitical and economic situation this year, Nguyen Cong Ai, senior partner at KPMG in Vietnam, offered to VIR’s Nguyen Huong a positive assessment for mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam that could open new doors for investors that are ready to get moving, especially those from overseas.
From strength to strength in South Korean investment

From strength to strength in South Korean investment

Bilateral trade between Vietnam and South Korea has been on an upward trajectory for several years. Min Moonki, commercial attaché of the South Korean Embassy to Vietnam, spoke with VIR’s Hoang Oanh about long-term investment plans and the hopes to elevate ties to even greater heights.
Dong Thap businesses grow the engine of local economy

Dong Thap businesses grow the engine of local economy

Dong Thap province in the Mekong Delta is sparing no effort in aiding business development, with businesses the key enabler behind strong provincial achievements.
RCEP among most-promising trade agreements for Vietnam

RCEP among most-promising trade agreements for Vietnam

Vietnam is expected to reap the most investment and trade benefits from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) when compared to many other trade pacts, as most of the country’s largest foreign investors are from the deal’s member economies.
Assisting local groups with aspiration to reach higher

Assisting local groups with aspiration to reach higher

Several domestic groups are transferring their operations to supporting industries in conjunction with the shifting of foreign investors to Vietnam. Ngo Huu Tiep, chairman of Haast Industry Vietnam, a subsidiary of Giza E&C, told VIR’s Nguyen Oanh about the challenges of such a transition, and proposals to create leverages to foster domestic supporting industries.
New energy tie-ups lean to greener business ambitions

New energy tie-ups lean to greener business ambitions

Foreign investors are increasing activities in renewable energy in Vietnam through new tie-ups, with a focus laid on self-use electricity due to the country’s global commitments to a greener future.
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