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The VN-Index edged up 2% month-on-month in October to finish at 925.47 and was among the best-performers in the world.

Controversial draft decree may make banks lose potential foreign investors

A draft decree being developed by the State Securities Commission to implement the amended Law on Securities may cause local banks to lose out on potential foreign investment.

 

FTAs help attract more foreign investors to Vietnam

Free trade agreements (FTAs) that Vietnam has signed with its partners have been an important factor attracting foreign investments to the country.

Vietnam's energy sector a magnet for foreign investors

National electricity demand is expected to increase by 8.5 per cent a year until 2025 and 7 per cent until 2030, making Vietnam an attractive market for foreign energy investors.

An abundance of advantages to diversify ops into Vietnam

Amidst the new wave of foreign investment and relocation after the pandemic, director general of the Foreign Investment Agency Do Nhat Hoang explained Vietnam’s outstanding advantages and how it can seize arising opportunities.

FDI inflows drop 15.1 percent year on year in first half

Vietnam recorded a year-on-year decrease of 15.1 percent in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to 15.67 billion USD as of June 20, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Vietnam's logistics service industry ready for opportunities from EVFTA

Vietnam’s logistics service industry is preparing infrastructure and techniques to grasp opportunities from the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to attract foreign investors with a wave of factories.

Climbing the value chain to maximise investment

In general, foreign investors are seeking safe, stable investment environments with established real estate market practices, rule of law, and structured land ownership, with available financial support from banks.

Revenue risk to be applied sparingly

Vietnam will, for the first time, apply revenue risk allocation for public-private partnership initiatives from early 2021, but the application will be restricted to certain projects to ensure bankability.

Listed firms buy more treasury stocks to prevent price falls

Many listed companies plan to buy tens of trillions of dong in treasury stocks.

Vietnam gov’t seeks to nearly triple wind power capacity to 12,000MW

Provincial authorities are responsible for choosing investors and implementing the newly added projects.

Climbing the value chain to maximise investment

In general, foreign investors are seeking safe, stable investment environments with established real estate market practices, rule of law, and structured land ownership, with available financial support from banks.

Foreign fix to banks’ capitalisation ails

A string of Vietnamese banks, particularly state-owned lenders, are facing capital shortfalls but upcoming tie-up deals with foreign investors could give the financial sector some much-needed momentum.

Investing in power projects, foreigners nurture big ambitions

Tens of solar power projects have been bought by foreign investors through M&A deals.

 

Positive scope ahead in amended Law on Investment

Amongst the numerous revisions included in the draft amendments of the Law on Investment, the expansion of investment capital and the “negative list” approach towards market access are two features less-frequently mentioned

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, 

 

M&A in Vietnam’s hospitality industry lures foreign investors post-Covid

M&A in hotels and resorts is expected to thrive as the social distancing orders have left devastating affects on low-end hotels and budget accommodations.

Vietnam ready for new investment influx

Foreign investors are speeding up the restructuring and reallocation of their production networks globally, with Vietnam considered a bright candidate for investment given its location within the world’s most dynamically-developing region.

Investors lose in April as covered warrants fall due to market decline

Investors suffered losses with all 19 covered warrant codes that expired in April, data on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) showed.

Slowdown hampering sluggish divestments

A wave of challenges stemming from the pandemic and volatile market could throw a monkey wrench in the works for state divestment, but may well open the door wider for foreign investors in Vietnam.