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Vietnam has the opportunity to become a new production base for the world amid the US-China trade war.

Vietnam sees another South Korean investment wave

In the midst of the US-China trade war and the unexpected minus growth rate of the economy in Q1 2019, South Korean chaebols are looking for growth by penetrating emerging markets.

Chinese capital continues to flow to Vietnam

Chinese investors are pouring money ino Vietnam as a shelter from the US-China trade war.

Japanese cash flow to Vietnam changes direction

Japanese investment in the manufacturing and processing industries has bounced back after five years of decline.

Chinese scale up investments, buy local businesses in Vietnam

As more Chinese expand their businesses in Vietnam, many domestic enterprises have become Chinese partners or have been taken over by Chinese.

Will FDI shatter Vietnamese enterprises?

A conference, titled ‘New vision, new opportunities for FDI in the new era’, is expected to take place on October 4 to review the 30-year period of attracting FDI.

Vietnam draws up control policy for foreign-invested enterprises

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue asked MOF to set up a mechanism to control the enterprises.

China becomes biggest foreign investor in Vietnam

Chinese investment has generated jobs and brought capital, but it may also bring about environmental risks and cause problems in foreign worker management, experts say.

Vietnam to be more selective in giving incentives to FIEs

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) says it will change the current policy on attracting and using FDI and begin to offer investment incentives more selectively.

Will Vietnam receive ‘new-generation’ FDI?

VietNamNet Bridge - After 30 years of attracting FDI, the country understands what it has gained and what it should ‘pay’ for capital flow. 

Vietnam surpasses China in FDI prospects

VietNamNet Bridge - Foreign investors receive significant investment incentives in Vietnam and have the same rights as Vietnamese investors.

More foreign capital flowing into Vietnam through M&As

VietNamNet Bridge - Foreign direct investment (FDI) keeps flowing to Vietnam, but investors are increasingly pouring more capital through M&As.

FIE owners in debt flee country due to Vietnam’s loose management

VietNamNet Bridge - Many owners of foreign-invested enterprise in debt to banks, other enterprises and tax agencies have fled, reflecting loopholes in state management.

FDI: high committed capital but low disbursement

The recent research of international institutions have found problems in FDI in Vietnam: while the pledged investment capital is high, the disbursement is modest.

Vietnamese bankers count on overseas markets

VietNamNet Bridge - Many commercial banks intend to open more branches and transaction points overseas, or allocate more capital to their overseas branches.

China-US trade war may divert FDI flows to VN

VietNamNet Bridge - The trade war is driving to FDI (foreign direct investment) flow to other countries, including Vietnam, which will, nevertheless, have to compete fiercely with others to attract the capital.

Vietnam emerges as alternative destination for foreign manufacturers

VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts say they can see opportunities for Vietnam in the US-China trade war. Signs show that Asian manufacturers are relocating their production bases to Vietnam.

ODA and the trap of preferential loans

Vietnam, which has been using ODA (official  development assistance) capital for 25 years, has looked at the situation realistically and found the problems of ODA.

Foreign investors rush to buy into Vietnamese businesses

Nearly 5,000 deals involving foreigners buying into Vietnamese businesses have been reported so far this year, an increase of 50 percent compared with 2017.

Will registered multi-billion dollar projects turn into reality?

The investment promotion conferences recently held by provincial authorities all have been ‘more successful than expected’ with registered investment capital worth billions of dollars. However, it’s unclear how many projects will actually occur .