FDI projects

Update news FDI projects

Vietnam is home to 32,539 valid foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with registered capital of a combined US$381 billion, of which US$233 billion has been fully disbursed.

Growing waves of FDI investment set to pose challenges for unskilled workers

Foreign enterprises are beginning to shift their investments into industries that require medium-level workers or higher-skilled workers as opposed to putting money into labour-intensive industries as in the past,

Major French video game company opens office in Da Nang

France’s Ubisoft, one of the four largest video game companies in the world, officially opened an office in the central city of Da Nang on June 8.

Vietnam to select quality foreign investment

Vietnam is earmarking environmentally friendly, high tech investment to best serve the sustainable growth of the country.

 

VN's legislators highlight hindrances to foreign investors, State management agencies

The National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee has pointed out the main obstacles to investment by foreign investors in Vietnam and the Government’s management of foreign-invested firms.

Foreign businesses look to expand investment in Vietnam

Many foreign businesses have come to explore the investment opportunities in Vietnam recently with the intention of investing or expanding operation in the country.

Foreign businesses look to expand investment in Vietnam

Many foreign businesses have come to explore the investment opportunities in Vietnam recently with the intention of investing or expanding operation in the country.

Why foreign investors are flocking to Vietnam

Whichever way you look at them, Vietnam’s Key Performance Indicators tell a compelling investment story.

Vietnam’s wood industry struggle to prevent trade fraud

According to a market research by Forest Trend, in the first five months of this year, the number of new FDI projects in wood industry totaled 49 projects, of which there were 32 projects belonging to wood processing field.

Vietnam's southern provinces ready for billion-dollar FDI projects

Foreign direct investment (FDI), especially in southern provinces, is expected to increase sharply with a number of billion-dollar projects in the pipeline, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

 

Occupational training essential to attracting FDI

Vu Dai Thang, deputy minister of planning and investment, speaks to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam newspaper about the importance of a high-quality workforce to attracting FDI enterprises in high tech fields.

Central Vietnam seeks investment

Phan Xuan Dung, Chairman of the National Assembly Commission for Science, Technology and Environment, speaks to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam newspaper about the central region’s readiness for foreign investors.

Agriculture mechanisation a must for Vietnam

Tran Hoang Ngan, director of Ho Chi Minh City Cadre Academy, talks to Tuoi Tre newspaper about the need to focus more investment in agricultural development – Viet Nam’s primary industry

2016 may trump last year's FDI record

 VietNamNet Bridge – Early promising signs are fanning hopes for the reiteration in 2016 of last year’s record-breaking level of disbursed foreign direct investment, which stood at US$14.5 billion.

IZs and EZs lauded as key to national growth

VietNamNet Bridge – The growth model for economic and industrial zones continues to play a significant role in attracting domestic and foreign direct investment, as well as furthering national development.  

S Korea top VN investor through October

 VietNamNet Bridge – South Korea was the top foreign investor in Viet Nam with total new and expanded investments of US$6.2 billion through October 2015,

Multibillion-dollar projects exist on paper only

Over 20 mammoth multibillion dollar foreign-invested projects have been licensed in the country, with 11 in 2008 alone. These include 13 real estate and steel projects, many of which have had their licenses revoked or are still on paper only.

New database set to boost investment

VietNamNet Bridge – Based on the upcoming national foreign investment information system, the quality of inward direct investment to Vietnam could improve, as state authorities should be able to implement better post-licensing monitoring activities.

Mekong Delta looks for more foreign investment

 VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign investment in agriculture in the Mekong Delta remains low, with a major portion of the funds invested in the industrial, food processing and real estate sectors.

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