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.
Holcim Vietnam was renamed Siam City Cement Vietnam Co Ltd after being acquired by Thailand’s Siam Cement City Public Co Ltd (SCCC).
Foreign investors in Vietnam show an increased level of knowledge and responsibility in respect of environment protection, according to a high-profile survey.
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.
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.
Vietnamese consumer firms will continue to be in the spotlight of foreign investors in 2017 given their robust growth potential.
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.
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.
A Thai fund has bought 1.5 million shares in Mobile World Investment Corp (MWG), one of Vietnam’s leading mobile retailers, at a price of more than US$11 million.
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).
During the past three decades many of the ASEAN member economies have developed robustly thanks to export.
2017 seems to be an unpredictable year for the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market, when both the world economy and politics fluctuate.
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.
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 Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked ministries and authorities to support local retailers while better managing the operations of foreign retail firms.
Vietnamese small-and medium-sized enterprises are keen to explore investing in Myanmar, according to Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper.
VOV.VN -The Vietnam economy showed resilience in 2016 with GDP growth an estimated 6.2% bolstered mainly by robust domestic demand and strong performance in foreign sector manufacturing exports.
Foreign investors looking for an investment destination in Vietnam would make a mistake if they did not consider the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam.
Mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam's real estate market are expected to jump in 2017 as foreign investors look for local partners rather than starting their investments from scratch.
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.