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A survey by Corporate Investment and Mergers & Acquisitions Center also showed that one of the obstacles to M&A deals in Vietnam is the time consuming approval process.

Funds pouring in for clean water supply

Vietnam's clean water supply industry continues to catch the eye of local and foreign investors, which is good news for all.

FDI in Vietnam expected to surge after the epidemic

 As a major foreign investment hub, China is hit hard by the new strain of coronavirus, now known as Covid-19, but this also provides an opportunity for other countries to accelerate efforts to attract new foreign investment.


Buying houses for lease to lead investment trends in 2020

While the number of ads about property sales increased by 40 percent in 2019, the number of ads about house and room leasing increased by 50 percent. The rent also increased sharply by 30-35 percent.

Vietnam real estate market faced difficult year in 2019

The market was quiet most of the time in 2019 though it witnessed many transactions in some segments in the first months of the year.

Economic milestones of Vietnam in 2019

One of the fastest economic growth rates in the region, the signing of investment protection deals with the EU, and the Politburo’s first-ever resolution on foreign investment attraction were among Vietnam's top 10 economic events 2019.

Vietnam revises GDP in line with international practices

The revision of the size of Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) for 2011-2017 is in line with international practices and serves as a foundation for the country's development path in the next 10 years, an official has said.

Vietnam's banking industry waits for big M&A deals

The merger and acquisition market in banking industry in the first half of this year has received new signal when Korean bank became a major shareholders of BIDV in early November with a record M&A deal worth US$890 million.

Customs departments tighten supervision on foreign investment

Customs departments are keeping a close watch on investment shifts from foreign countries, especially China, into Vietnam to prevent product origin fraud and illegal transshipments.

Visas options open up for overseas investors

Non-nationals with differing investment scales in Vietnam will be granted different visas in the country, making it more favourable for authorised agencies to apply incentives to certain initiatives.

FTAs encourage food imports, investments in Vietnam

Free trade agreements (FTAs) had created opportunities for food imports and foreign investment in the domestic food industry, according to experts.

S. Korea to invest US$15.13 billion in Hanoi

South Korean investments in Vietnam will focus on developing industrial urban infrastructure, green and smart cities, shopping centers, hotel complexes, urban agriculture and high-tech applications.

Foreign investment in realty M&As surges

Foreign investment in Vietnam through mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the real estate sector between January and October 2019 rocketed 235% from a year earlier to a record high value of US$1.75 billion, data showed.


HSBC economists report on Vietnam’s prospects during 10-day visit

Limited land and labor resources, increasing wages and a lack of local suppliers in Vietnam could make the cost/benefit equation less attractive for FD) firms in the foreseeable future, HSBC said in its latest Asia Frontier Insights report.


Revising key laws to lead Vietnam into the new era

The draft amendments to the Law on Investment and the Law on Enterprises feature notable changes and are expected to bring forward a more favourable investment climate when it is scheduled to take effect in 2021. 

Foreign funds pour in partnerships in Vietnam education

On the occasion of the Teachers’ Day in Vietnam, Mr. Troy Griffiths, deputy managing director of Savills Vietnam, shares his view on investments in the education sector in this country.

E-wallets fight for VN market share

Twenty eight e-wallets have been licensed, but 80 percent of market share belongs to only five of them, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).

Transformation ahead in PPP investment risk mechanisms

Long-standing concerns could be solved in the latest version of the draft Law on Public-Private Partnerships ahead of National ­Assembly discussions.

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.