Update news FIA

VietNamNet Bridge - Investments from Japan, South Korea and China were the most significant players in FDI (foreign direct investment) in 2017.

Disbursed capital reaches record high

Disbursed FDI (foreign direct investment) capital in 2017 reached a record high of $36 billion, a twofold increase compared with four years ago. 

Ranked ninth among foreign investors in VN, the US seeks better policies

US investors poured $10 billion worth of FDI (foreign direct investment)  into Vietnam by October 2017, becoming the ninth largest foreign investor in Vietnam among 128 countries and territories, according to FIA (Foreign Investment Agency). 

Chinese investors buy a series of Vietnamese companies

VietNamNet Bridge - China is among the four biggest foreign direct investors, and Chinese investors have contributed $280 million worth of capital to 593 projects in Vietnam.

FDI: many figures, few explanations

By October 20, implemented foreign direct investment (FDI) had reached $14.2 billion and foreign portfolio investment (FPI) $4.7 billion, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam seeks higher-quality FDI: experts

VietNamNet Bridge - While Vietnam needs foreign capital to develop the economy, it also requires advanced technologies to become involved more deeply in the global supply chain.

South Korean investors heading for Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The stable economic development in Vietnam, a large market with high potential, and the political conflicts with North Korea and China are attracting South Korean investment to Vietnam.

Vietnam economic future uncertain as it still relies on FDI: experts

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s economic growth is still heavily dependent on foreign invested enterprises (FIEs), especially conglomerates. 

US, EU investors still hesitant: experts

Unresolved issues in Vietnam’s regulations and the business environment have resulted in relatively low FDI inflows from US and European multinational companies, experts say.

FDI from tax havens poses risks to economy

VietNamNet Bridge - The cash flow from tax havens is often risky, especially without adequate technical and tax barriers, say analysts.

Foreigners rush to contribute capital to local enterprises

VietNamNet Bridge - Many foreign investors are contributing capital or buying stakes in Vietnamese enterprises.

South Korean investors ‘play big’ in Vietnam’s finance & banking market

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese bankers have been warned that they should beware of not only well-known banks from Japan, UK, Singapore and the US, but rivals from South Korea as well.

FPI capital to Vietnam to grow steadily: analysts

VietNamNet Bridge - What has caused the reverse of the exchange rate despite negative economic information released recently? The strong inflow of foreign portfolio investment (FPI).

‘Made in China 2025’ strategy puts pressure on Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - China's 10-year development strategy could be a good policy for its industry, but it has raised concerns in other countries, including Vietnam.

Foreign investors rush to buy stake in Vietnamese businesses

VietNamNet Bridge - The wave of foreign investors making capital contributions and buying a stake in Vietnamese businesses began in 2015 and increased significantly last year.

Foreign investors contribute more capital to businesses

VietNamNet Bridge - As the state’s divestment plan continues, more foreign companies are pouring capital into Vietnamese businesses. 

Vietnam urged to focus on FDI quality, not quantity

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has been successfully calling for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the last 10 years, but in order to improve the quality of FDI projects, it needs new policies and technologies.

As Vietnam becomes choosier about investment projects, FDI decreases

The latest report by the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) shows that only $490 million worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) was registered in November, the lowest level this year.

Gov't urged to install technical barriers to filter FDI projects

VietNamNet Bridge - Consultants and experts have recommended that Vietnam take measures to prevent foreign-invested projects from using outdated technologies, causing pollution and consuming national resources.

Local authorities put on market Vung Tau Paradise Resort

The Ba Ria-Vung Tau People’s Committee has released the criteria to choose new investors for Vung Tau Paradaise Resort developed by Vung Tau Paradise Company.