Japanese investment

Update news Japanese investment

Japanese investors highly appreciate Vietnamese property market

Representatives from around 180 Japanese businesses and investors on April 1 attended a Tokyo workshop on Vietnamese real estate, during which many of them highly appreciated the potential of Vietnam’s property market.

The tasks ahead for attracting Japanese businesses

Amid the health crisis and ongoing trade tensions between major economies, Japan’s enterprises are looking to diversify their production lines and supply chains in multiple markets.

Falling in with local consumption habits

Ten years after the Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement entered into force in 2009, with import tariffs removed already, 

Japanese firms increase investments in advanced tech in Vietnam

Japanese investment in Vietnam has strongly developed in both quality and quantity as investors are applying the most advanced technologies in production, experts have said.

Next phase of Japan ties kickstarted

Legal uncertainty in public-private partnerships, supporting industries, and manpower needs further changes to facilitate a new wave of Japanese investment in the coming months. 

Japanese investment wave continues

VietNamNet Bridge - Japan’s investment movement as part of its China+1 and Thailand+1 strategies is becoming a reality.

Japan increases financial services in Vietnam

Japan is the second largest foreign investor in Vietnam. However, since 2011, because of difficulties faced by the Japanese economy and the global recession, Japan’s investment in Vietnam has declined.


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President welcomes new wave of Japanese investment

 President Truong Tan Sang says he anticipates a new wave of Japanese investment in 2015.


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 Vietnam, Laos oil pipeline gets the green light; Vietnam seeks Japanese investment in stock market; US – major importer of Vietnamese Tra fish; FDI reaches nearly US$5 bln in four months

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President Sang attempts to entice increased Japanese investment

 VietNamNet Bridge – President Truong Tan Sang said he hoped Japan would increase investment in Viet Nam in the coming years, focusing on the six prioritised areas listed in the country's industrialisation strategy.

EU promotes cooperation with Vietnam

The working visit of a European Parliament (EP) delegation to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City was aimed at promoting the ties between the EU and Vietnam, according to Ambassador and Head of EU Delegation to Vietnam Franz Jessen.