FDI attraction

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Vietnam set to welcome dual investment flows following COVID-19

Despite FDI shown signs of a slowdown as a result of the negative impact of COVID-19, experts believe that the nation will be able to welcome an array of fresh dual investment after the pandemic.

Economic milestones of Vietnam in 2019

One of the fastest economic growth rates in the region, the signing of investment protection deals with the EU, and the Politburo’s first-ever resolution on foreign investment attraction were among Vietnam's top 10 economic events 2019.

Vietnam’s economy stays positive amid global growth slowdown: PM

Vietnam’s economy remains positive despite the slowdown in global economic growth, especially in Asia, over the last 11 months, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while chairing the Government’s regular meeting for November on December 2.

Resolution expected to boost FDI attraction to Vietnam

With a political bureau’s resolution on improving legal framework for FDI attraction until 2030 adopted recently, many insiders pin high hope on FDI attraction prospect of Vietnam.


Thailand’s KBank opens two branches in Vietnam; Central bank urged to continue flexible monetary policy; PM approves special mechanism for Nhat Tan – Noi Bai route; Foreign investors frown on weak supporting industries

New IZ master plan to boost efficiency

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese government last year made changes to the development plans for industrial zones in 47 cities and provinces nationwide to facilitate more effective land usage and investment climate.

Southern region leads nation in FDI attraction with $7.21 billion

VietNamNet Bridge – The southern region has attracted US$7.21 billion worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2014, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency.


Seafood exports forecast to top $8b mark in 2015; Stocks rebound as year comes to close; Bonsai economy booms in Mekong Delta; Vietnam sectors upbeat on signing TPP in 2015;


5th Asian Development Forum scheduled for Hanoi; Philippines to purchase 200,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice; ExxonMobil expands operation in Vietnam; Pharma buy opens path into Myanmar; Industrial, trade sector unveils whopping $102b growth target

M&As stymied by legal grey areas

VietNamNet Bridge – Real estate is one of the most difficult sectors for mergers and acquisitions due to a weak legal system, opaque market, complicated procedures and differences in price evaluations. 

Incentives not key to FDI attraction

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is weighing up the pros and cons of offering more incentives to foreign investors.

Challenges to Vietnam’s FDI attraction

 VietNamNet Bridge – The government is committed to augmenting the country’s attractiveness as a safe and hospitable investment destination with developed infrastructure facilities and a young talented workforce.


 Netherlands backs Mekong region; Eurocham upbeat about Vietnam’s business climate; Top 50 businesses in Vietnam named; Vietnam’s FDI attraction eyes prospective increase; Ford Vietnam reports best-ever performance in May

More FDI flows into science-technology

Foreign direct investment attraction in the January-September period has so far exceeded the year’s target and topped 15bil USD, a surge of 36.1% year-on-year, with a large amount seen flowing into science and technology,


 SBV releases more gold into market;  Experts discuss re-structuring rice production, exports; Eight-month auto imports rise sharply; Ho Chi Minh City takes lead in FDI attraction

FDI bottlenecks in Mekong Delta

 VietNamNet Bridge – Although the Mekong Delta was “a bright spot” in the initial stage of FDI attraction, it has now been in low profile with Can Tho City lagging behind Long An and Tien Giang provinces.