Many receive salary increases which, given the relatively low cost of living, provide them with far more spending power to enjoy everything the country has to offer.
Vietnam has climbed eight places to 18th in the world as the best place for a career for expatriates, according to HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey.
An annual HSBC survey says expats in Vietnam earn an average of US$90,408 a year, ranking 16th in the world.
Foreigners are enjoying cheap living costs and a friendly society in Vietnam.
Vietnam has been ranked 25th in the list of places that are good for expats to work and live in, behind some Asian destinations such as India, Malaysia, Thailand and Japan.