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Vietnam’s education sector a gold mine for investors

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese spend $4 billion every year on overseas study, while 450 foreign language centers exist in Hanoi and HCMC. 

Wind power projects: many registered, few implemented

Of the 15 wind power projects approved in Ninh Thuan province, only three have been implemented as promised by investors.

Unstable policy keeps foreign investors away from BOT projects

VietNamNet Bridge - Foreign investors are interested in BOT projects, but few investors dare to pour money into the sector because of unstable policies.

Stock market 2018: high hopes put on foreign cash flow

VietNamNet Bridge - Foreign capital flow, which was behind the strong rise of the Vietnam stock market in 2017, is expected to help the VN Index reach new highs in 2018.

Foreign capital flows to Vietnam’s pharmacy sector

Attracting foreign capital will allow Vietnamese pharmacy firms improve their competitiveness and develop the national pharmacy industry. However, analysts warn that the market may fall into foreign hands.

The battle in the plastic industry among local, foreign rivals

VietNamNet Bridge - Plastics companies' high growth rate of 11 percent in the last five years has attracted the interest of foreign companies. 

Foreign investors can join bank restructuring process

 VietNamNet Bridge – Governor Le Minh Hung of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has called for foreign investors to participate in the restructuring of the banking system.

Foreign capital flowing to Vietnam’s housing market

VietNamNet Bridge - Many globally renowned investment funds have shown interest in the Vietnamese property market after announcing investment deals worth tens of millions of dollars in potential real estate firms.

The clean-energy game in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Many merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the energy sector have been made in recent years, but the number of foreign players in the field remains modest.

High tariffs deliver a blow to wind energy

 VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign investors have shown a large appetite for wind power projects in Vietnam. However, in order to spur investment in the sector, there must be a more attractive tariff regime.

Foreign investors to return in second half of year

VietNamNet Bridge - The continued net sales by foreign investors has raised big concerns. However, experts have said the net sales would end by June.

Foreign investors eye local market

 VietNamNet Bridge – Several foreign businesses are attentive to recent developments and want to shift their investments into Viet Nam as they see big opportunities of big Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Free Trade Agreements

New rules laid out for foreign financiers in Vietnam

 Foreign credit institutions intending to contribute to establishing non-banking financial companies will be required to have a minimum US$10 billion of assets at the end of the previous year as of February 8.

Vietnam seeks foreign investment for power generation

VietNamNet Bridge – State utility Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) has called for foreign firms to invest in the industry by getting involved in power generation projects or buying shares at State-run power companies. 

FDI may be double-edged sword

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has emerged as an attractive destination for foreign investors in recent years, and the country’s investment outlook will be even brighter once the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership deal comes into force.

Gov’t promulgates decree guiding Investment Law

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has promulgated Decree 118/2015/ND-CP to guide the implementation of some articles of the Law on Investment.

Electronics sector attractive to foreign backers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's electronic industry has attracted US$10 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital from big names like Samsung, Foxconn, LG, Panasonic and Intel,

Foreign retailers conquer Vietnamese market

VietNamNet Bridge - Japanese Aeon, South Korean Lotte and Thai Central have been expanding their operation scale in Vietnam by teaming up with Vietnamese partners to set up joint ventures or swallowing existing retail chains.

Who does Vietnam want to sell SOE shares to?

VietNamNet Bridge - Most state-owned enterprises (SOEs) operate in the pivotal business fields of the national economy. Therefore, experts say, Vietnam needs to be careful when choosing new owners for the enterprises.

Foreign investors gear up with investments in Vietnam’s property

VietNamNet Bridge -  As the market recovery has become clearer, multinational groups and foreign investment funds have begun to inject money into real estate projects, mostly large ones.