VOV.VN -Prices of luxury and high-end real estate in Vietnam are still attractive to foreigners when compared with other Southeast Asian regional markets, said the chair of the Vietnam National Real Estate Association, Nguyen Tran Nam, in a recent interview.
FPT Securities Joint Stock Company (FPTS) has obtained approval from the State Securities Commission to lift its foreign ownership limit.
A rise in foreign ownership limits is needed to importantly help Vietnam speed up the local banking sector’s restructuring.
Foreign ownership rates in Vietnamese companies remain low though Decree 60 stipulates no limits in most sectors, the second Vietnam International Investor conference heard in HCM City last week.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam government is contemplating raising the foreign ownership cap on domestic banks beyond the current maximum limit of 30%, according to a recent report by Reuters.
The sale of Sabeco, the largest beer manufacturer, and Vinamilk, the largest dairy producer, is expected to bring great opportunities to foreign investors.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has suggested the Government move on with a major plan to equitize State-run commercial banks, saying that the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) should go public from now to 2020.
The 2016 Property Report Congress, the country’s most exclusive real estate conference where Asian real estate leaders meet, opens today at Ho Chi Minh City’s InterContinental Asiana Saigon Hotel.
At least four partly private banks in Vietnam, including Vietcombank and Vietinbank, are reportedly seeking the government's permission to increase their foreign ownership above the stipulated 30% cap.
Plans of increasing the percentage of foreign ownership will continue gripping the attention of investors when companies propose them in their annual general shareholder meetings (AGM) normally taking place in the second quarter of the year, securities experts said.
On February 21 Vinh Hoan Fisheries Joint Stock Company (VHC) became the third listed company to offer 100% of its ownership to foreign investors after Government Decree 60/2015/ND-CP took effect.
Shinhan Investment Corp., a member of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Shinhan Financial Group, has inaugurated a securities firm in Ho Chi Minh City, as part of its plan to secure new growth globally.
Military Commercial Bank (MB), Vietnam's fourth biggest listed lender by market value, expects to offer foreign investors an additional 10% stake this month in a bid to improve liquidity in the stock, a senior executive said.
VOV.VN -One of the measurements of development in Vietnam, as in any country, is the level of foreign direct investment (FDI) say economists, because it represents a long-term commitment by foreign companies to the economy.
The Vietnamese government has published a list of 17 business sectors that are open to foreign investors, with some conditions, in a bid to improve the investment environment following this year's record inflow of foreign capital.
Here are some major policies related to foreigners and overseas Vietnamese that have been introduced by the Vietnamese government this year.
Under an agreement with local property developer Phuc Khang earlier this month, Singapore-based investor Genesis Global Capital will bring in the contracted money over six years.
Shares in Vinamilk, the country's biggest listed firm, hit a lifetime high on November 3 after local media said drinks maker Fraser and Neave Ltd plans to buy the state's 45% stake in a US$4 billion deal.
The Government has issued Decree No 102/2015/ND-CP on the management and operation of airports in Vietnam.
Foreigners buying or selling houses in Vietnam are required to carry out transactions through banks in the country and not in cash, the central bank has decreed.