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 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. 

Vietnam seeks aviation investment

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is creating a framework to stimulate private investments in the aviation industry, as public-private partnerships for development of this sector has become a trend in the region.

Chip firms eye global markets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese semiconductor companies will have an opportunity to introduce their businesses to global producers during a business mission that finishes tomorrow.

Foreign ownership law lifts securities market

 VietNamNet Bridge – The securities market in HCM City has seen positive changes since the issuance of Government Decree 60/2015 which would permit a higher rate of foreign ownership in domestic public companies.

Vietnamese try to conquer foreign markets, leave domestic market to foreigners

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese cannot manufacture products at low costs in Vietnam but can do so in foreign countries.

Local banks court foreign investors

VietNamNet Bridge – Lauded as the land of the rising middle class, with surging spending power and plenty of room for retail banking growth, Vietnamese local banks will likely continue to be merge and acquisition targets of foreign investors

Don’t expect windfall profits from casinos: experts

VietNamNet Bridge - While investors are excited about casino development projects, they have been warned that big difficulties lie ahead.

Vietnam less attractive to foreign F&B investors

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has grown less attractive to foreign investors in the food and beverage (F&B) sector than other regional countries including Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines,

Textilers move in ahead of FTAs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign textile and garment firms are reeling out new investments in anticipation of upcoming free trade agreements.

VAMC given more power, but future actions remain uncertain

VietNamNet Bridge - Under a new regulation, the Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) can issue bonds to get money to buy bank debts at market prices. However, the bonds will be issued only to domestic credit institutions.

What is luring investors to airport development projects?

VietNamNet Bridge - The natural monopoly that any airport developers can enjoy aamid a fast-growing aviation market have prompted private investors to pour money into airport development. 

More foreign investors eyeing real estate

 VietNamNet Bridge – In line with the overall trend of market recovery, Vietnam’s real estate sector has enjoyed encouraging results during the first quarter of the year, becoming the second-highest sector recipient of foreign direct investment.

Authorities crack down on delayed FDI projects

 The management authorities in cities and provinces across Vietnam are stepping up efforts to purge time-wasting investors.

Vietnamese pharmaceutical companies challenged by Indian firms

VietNamNet Bridge - Indian pharmaceutical firms are eyeing the Vietnamese market as local companies cannot satisfy demand.  

Ministry plans to offload Sabeco stake

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Industry and Trade is drawing up a plan to sell 53 per cent of its stakes in Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Joint Stock Corporation (Sabeco).


 HCMC committed to cutting red tape to aid foreign investors; Sugar inventories go down; State stake at Vinamotor turns attractive; Lotte keen on billion-dollar project in Thu Thiem;  Idle cash streams into banks after Tet

Foreign investors encounter risks in real estate

 VietNamNet Bridge – The fall of the real estate market is not only a lesson for domestic investors but also foreign enterprises in Vietnam.