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VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam wants to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) mostly from the fields of manufacturing/processing, service and logistics, agriculture, tourism, education and tourism.

FDI technology transfer remains low

Vietnam welcomes foreign investors, hoping that their capital and technology will help improve the country’s industry, but technology transfer has been disappointing. 

Vietnamese brands attracting more Japanese investors

Japanese enterprises are entering the Vietnamese market gradually by buying into Vietnamese enterprises and cementing their positions in business fields with stable growth.

Real estate firms see great opportunities in FDI wave

VietNamNet Bridge - Industrial real estate developers are using “clean land” funds and building workshops for lease in anticipation of a wave of foreign investors relocating to Vietnam.

Investors meet barriers when making outward investments

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s outward investment has increased by 30 times compared to 10 years ago, according to the Vietnam Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises (VAFIEs). 

Vietnam longs for investments from the US, EU

VietNamNet Bridge - Investments from the US and EU bring modern technologies and high economic efficiency as their projects are in the fields of renewable energy, IT, education, healthcare, service, finance & banking, transport and tourism.

Foreign investment in real estate sector in HCMC spikes after years of dormancy

VietNamNet Bridge - New World, Diamond Plaza and other imposing construction works are considered symbols of a dynamic HCM City. 

Local authorities reject a series of FDI projects

VietNamNet Bridge - The authorities of many cities and provinces throughout the country have simultaneously launched ‘purification operations’ and sent notices with the aim of discovering “disappeared” enterprises.

State-owned companies’ outward investments yield few profits

VietNamNet Bridge - State-owned corporations have spent big money on outward investment projects, but have seen few profits.

How is the foreign-invested sector performing in Vietnam?

VietNamNet  Bridge - As the leading economic sector in Vietnam’s economy, foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) make only modest contributions to the state budget.

Vietnam welcomes Chinese investment capital, but remains wary about risks

VietNamNet Bridge - Chinese FDI (foreign direct investment) flow to Vietnam has been increasing rapidly recently as Vietnam is one of the destinations included in China’s ‘One belt, one road’ strategy’.

Micro foreign-invested businesses flock to Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Many foreign registered investment projects capitalized at several millions of dollars each have been set up in Vietnam. Economists have warned that the existence of the micro enterprises will cause difficulties for domestic ones.

Vietnam targets US, EU investors in new-generation FDI strategy

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam, which is drafting a strategy on foreign direct investments (FDI) to 2030, has been advised to lure more investors from the US and the EU to diversify FDI capital sources.

How can Chinese capital be used in the most effective way?

China’s capital flow to Vietnam has grown slowly, but that is changing rapidly, analysts say.

South Korean giants flock to Vietnam’s finance & banking market

Two out of eight wholly foreign-owned banks in Vietnam are from South Korea. Besides banks, many other South Korean corporations have contributed capital to, or cooperated with, Vietnamese banks.

What can $3.05 billion worth of FDI bring to Vietnam?

Real estate ranked third among business fields which received the most FDI (foreign direct investment) capital in 2017, with $3.05 billion committed, accounting for 8.5 percent of total registered FDI capital.

Chinese capital keeps heading for Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Cash flow worth billions of dollars from China in manufacturing, finance, infrastructure, real estate and e-commerce is flowing to Vietnam. 

Vietnamese investors prosper in Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) is expected to continue to increase rapidly in Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Economists remain cautious about Chinese capital flow

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam needs to be careful about using foreign capital, especially that from China, economists say.

HCM City to see boom in foreign capital contributions in domestic businesses

Of $6.19 worth of capital that foreign investors used to contribute capital and buy into Vietnamese enterprises in 2017, 60 percent was injected into M&A deals in HCMC.