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Update news foreign investment

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed the Government to allow petrol and oil businesses to transfer stakes to foreign investors, but not exceeding 35 per cent.


Foreign investors request prosecution and arrest of Huy Nhat

Four foreign investors petitioned Vietnamese authorities to prosecute and take Huy Nhat into custody for appropriating $25 million from them.

What Vietnam needs to do to attract quality FDI after Covid-19

Speeding up infrastructure development and improving ease of doing business and vocational training are among things Vietnam can do to make itself more attractive to foreign investors post-Covid-19, according to VinaCapital.


New large-scale ventures promise more to follow

Newly-licensed large-scale projects which can attract satellite ventures in the supporting industries are expected to reinforce Vietnam’s initial target of almost $40 billion in registered foreign investment capital for the whole year.

Amended law alters funding landscape

The Vietnamese National Assembly has adopted the new Law on Investment, with new rules in favour of foreign investment, including from the US, which is expected to surge in Vietnam in the time to come.

A promising future for Vietnam after COVID-19

With an increasingly open business environment, and continuing international integration, Vietnam has long been regarded as a promising destination for foreign investment.


More foreign investment inflows into Vietnam

The Sino-American trade war together with supply chain disruptions due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has prompted many an investor to plan to relocate their production facilities in order to reduce their reliance on China. 

No licenses for transport firms with foreign holding of over 51%

Vietnamese transport firms wherein foreign investors contribute over 51% of the chartered capital will not be licensed, according to the Ministry of Transport.

Process supervision can end licence limbo

Along with luring in new foreign investment inflows, one of the major tasks for the government is to tackle oversights in regards to foreign-invested projects without construction licences.

Orientations put Hanoi onto investment radar

Amidst the global trend of investment shifts, Hanoi is betting on new orientations and solutions to increase its appeal, expecting to open opportunities for international investors to venture further afield.

Working group established to promote foreign investment in Vietnam

A working group has just been founded under the Prime Minister’s decision to promote foreign investment in Vietnam.

Consortium buys 6% stake in Vinhomes for US$650 million

A KKR-led consortium has acquired a 6 per cent stake in the residential property developer Vinhomes JSC for US$650 million

Vietnam’s pathway to accessing new overseas investment flows

Vietnam is generally regarded as having great prospects to seize overseas investment flows moving away from China.

Can Vietnam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?

Over the past few decades, many companies worldwide have come to China, seeking a place to set up production bases and do business as they were lured by the country’s low labour costs and enormous domestic consumer market, 


FDI attraction - one of five key solutions to post-Coronavirus economic recovery

The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) capital flows over the recent five months of 2020 only decreases compared to the same period last year but rises against the same period of the previous years.

Singapore becomes biggest investor in Vietnam during Jan-April

Singapore rose to become the biggest foreign investor in Vietnam in the first four months of 2020 with 5.07 billion USD, accounting for 41 percent of the total.

VN support industry finds it hard to attract foreign investment

Vietnam's support industry is struggling to attract foreign investment as multinational companies look for alternative options during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ba Ria–Vung Tau seeks investors for 23 key projects

Authorities in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau have been asked to speed up procedures so that investors can be sought for important projects.

Foreign retailers hurry to cash in on Vietnamese market

Vietnam, with its young demographic, growing incomes and large population, is considered a hugely promising market for retailers.

Funding attraction events look to get back on track

Due to the impact of the novel coronavirus epidemic, investment  promotion activities of localities and enterprises have been delayed, possibly impacting Vietnam’s efforts to attract foreign funding.