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American companies in Vietnam are continuing to strive for a return to normal operations as some struggle with labour issues and flexible adaption to a post-pandemic world.

$4 billion project in Thu Thiem new urban area may face rejection

VietNamNet Bridge - The HCM City People’s Committee is keeping the development plan initially designed for Thu Thiem new urban area and does not expect to approve new projects not under the original plan.

US’ FDI in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has massive opportunities for attracting foreign direct investment, in particular, investment from the US, which is predicted by some to become the country’s top foreign investor in the years ahead.

The ask-and-grant mechanism and US billionaires’ beliefs

VietNamNet Bridge - Many American billionaires have made investments in Vietnam because they believe they can find great opportunities here, though Vietnam is a developing country with a different business culture.

What do US corporate giants want in Vietnam?

Vietnam has every reason to attract US investment capital, which has great influence on other investors as American companies are known as choosy. 

US investors eager for post-TPP opportunities

 VietNamNet Bridge – Leading US businesses are anticipating the Vietnamese government to conclude talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and accelerate the country’s economic reform.


 Vung Ro oil refinery project to kick off in Phu Yen; Vietnam ranks second in ASEAN in attracting US investors; Garment exports hit US$13.65 billion in 8 months; Hi-tech park allocates area for Japanese firms; VN imposes new steel tariffs


 Gold measures balance market; Interbank interest rates fall 1.17%; Index rise ignites industrial hope; SBV regulates debt grouping; Labour exporters rate performance

The US investor and the “company to country” strategy

The leave of First Solar should not be seen as the sign of the US investment decrease in Vietnam, because General Electric (GE), one of the US leading groups, has announced the establishment of a high technology center in HCM City.