By Thao Nguyen
May 20, 2022 | 08:00
A new wave of startups has emerged in Vietnam’s social commerce sector, some of which have attracted almost $14 million in funding this year.
The Law on Investment (LoI) and the Law on Enterprises (LoE), both issued in 2020, are the essential legal references for foreign investment in Vietnam. Both have marked an important milestone in development of the Vietnamese legal framework on foreign direct investment (FDI), creating more favourable conditions for foreign investors when implementing investment projects in Vietnam.
By Nguyen Hoang
May 19, 2022 | 20:00
Structural changes to remove the bottlenecks for power generation and create competition in the energy sector are necessary, according to local experts, for example by allowing private investments in the transmission system.
By Kenneth Atkinson
May 19, 2022 | 17:17
The absence of legislation and clarity regarding condotel ownership has been a significant obstacle for property developers and the hospitality sector. In the last 7-10 years, there was a significant amount of investment in condotel products, mainly in resort areas alongside villas and hotels. These multi-segment developments have often been funded by the presale of villas and condotel units.
By Le Minh Sang
May 16, 2022 | 16:28
The gap between the investment need for health and the fiscal constraints has focused government attention on public-private partnerships, with more than 1,000 such ventures being implemented in developed countries.
While the public-private partnership model is proved to be an optimal choice to promote funding in the healthcare sector, many issues remain in implementing this in Vietnam.
By Nguyen Ky Son
May 12, 2022 | 21:00
As former foes, Vietnam and the United States have undergone a long way to normalise diplomatic relations, becoming comprehensive partners in 2013. Under the comprehensive framework established at the visit by former Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang to the US, trade and economic ties rank second on the list of nine areas of cooperation, only after political and diplomatic relations.
By Tran Ngoc Tho
May 12, 2022 | 18:00
After many years of waiting, Thu Thiem 2 Bridge was opened to the public in late April. Also at the same time, the final details of the scheme for the development of Ho Chi Minh City into an international financial centre are being fixed before the scheme can be submitted to Politburo for consideration and approval.
By John Rockhold
May 12, 2022 | 13:00
In the view of most US investors, the most important factor for a favourable US investment climate and maintenance and growth of manufacturing supply chains is a fair, transparent and predictable regulatory environment that values innovation - not only to attract new investment but also to maintain and grow the investment already here.
By Tran Thai Binh
May 12, 2022 | 13:00
With new improvements on the way, the picture of US investment in Vietnam’s real estate market is expected to be more promising in the upcoming months. Tran Thai Binh, partner at LNT & Partners, writes about the future prospects ahead.