Seeking ways to paint a better FDI picture

Seeking ways to paint a better FDI picture

Vietnam has shifted its focus from quantity to quality when it comes to attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). But, the country must resolve inherent obstacles to improve its investment climate.
Supporting industries in the crosshairs

Supporting industries in the crosshairs

Southern industrial centres are aiming for hi-tech projects, eco-friendly and labour saving supporting industries to boost efficiency.
Capital exhibition in fine form

Capital exhibition in fine form

With the Vietnamese government encouraging supporting industries, an industrial exhibition is the good place for local manufacturers to improve their technology and product quality to meet foreign buyers’ requirements.
Auxiliary sector to flex muscles

Auxiliary sector to flex muscles

Southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province’s auxiliary industry is being paid attention by the Vietnamese government.
Big hand to reach around firms

Big hand to reach around firms

Weak supporting industries have hindered foreign direct investment in Vietnam for many years. While the government and local enterprises are aware of this weakness, there are some positive signs for the development of supporting industries.
Investors urged to look southwards

Investors urged to look southwards

As China looses its cost advantages due to recent labour unrest and rising wages, Vietnam has a big opportunity to become a low-cost alternative for manufacturing. But, it is also in fierce competition with other South East Asian nations.
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