Tag: "foreign investors"

Manufacturing sector accounts for 84.9% of Q1’s FDI

Manufacturing sector accounts for 84.9% of Q1’s FDI

Vietnam’s manufacturing sector has proven a magnet for foreign direct investment in the first quarter, absorbing US$6.54 billion, which accounted for 84.9% of total registered capital in the period.

Worthy pursuit

Worthy pursuit

To a certain extent the advantages held by Vietnam vary according to sector, but some of the main advantages perceived by foreign investors include the fact that the country is considered to have a stable political system while there are uncertainties in neighbors such as Thailand and Malaysia.

Government SOE initiative international ovation

Government SOE initiative international ovation

The government’s latest order to further control the business and production performance of state-owned groups and corporations has received the international thumbs-up.

Hanoi French Hospital: of success and hardship

Hanoi French Hospital: of success and hardship

The Vietnamese hospital sector has become more appealing to foreign investors, as more players are about to enter the high-end healthcare segment. Lucien Blanchard, general manager of Hanoi French Hospital, discussed large investment plans to strengthen its sition in the market.

Foreign investors keen on retail sector

Foreign investors keen on retail sector

A large number of foreign investors are expressing their keen interest in Vietnam’s retail market, according to a report of The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) issued on February 27.

Thailand ranks tenth among foreign investors in Vietnam

Thailand ranks tenth among foreign investors in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Thai businesses have invested in 440 projects in Vietnam with a total registered capital of US$7.7 billion, ranking tenth among 112 foreign investors in the country, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

Vietnam in “golden period” for M&A

Vietnam in "golden period" for M&A

2017 seems to be an unpredictable year for the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market, when both the world economy and politics fluctuate.

PM pledges favourable environment for foreign investors

PM pledges favourable environment for foreign investors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, a UK-Dutch multinational consumer goods company, on Feb. 17 during which he pledged that Vietnam is making effort to improve its business environment to support the long-term operation of foreign investors.

EU-VN trade treaty new focus after TPP-fallout

EU-VN trade treaty new focus after TPP-fallout

Vietnam’s hopes for a FTA-driven economic rise within ASEAN must now rely on the only free trade agreement seen as realistically achievable, the EU-Vietnam FTA, experts said at a conference held on February 16 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Deputy PM out to aid local retailers

Deputy PM out to aid local retailers

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked ministries and authorities to support local retailers while better managing the operations of foreign retail firms.

Thanh Hoa’s IPs aim to lure VND15.6 trillion in investment

Thanh Hoa’s IPs aim to lure VND15.6 trillion in investment

The Nghi Son Economic Zone and other industrial parks in the north central province of Thanh Hoa aim to lure US$687.22 million from domestic and foreign investors, and create jobs for additional 12,000 labourers, including 5,000 for the Nghi Son EZ, in 2017.