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FDI drops 15.1 % year on year in first half

FDI drops 15.1 % year on year in first half

Vietnam recorded a year-on-year decrease of 15.1 % in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to US$15.67 billion as of June 20, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Chance to boost FDI inflows to Vietnam

Chance to boost FDI inflows to Vietnam

VOV.VN - With initial success in containing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and an advantage as a safe investment destination, Vietnam is attracting a shift of foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows.

Bright spots for FDI inflows in 2020

Bright spots for FDI inflows in 2020

There is cause for optimism among business leaders in Vietnam and beyond in terms of foreign direct investment flows in 2020, with geopolitical and health factors leading to companies to formulate a plan B for operations.

Not too many macro fluctuations expected for 2020

Not too many macro fluctuations expected for 2020

Vietnam’s macroeconomy in 2020 is forecast to face somewhat more challenges of growth and inflation than in 2019. However, basically, the overall picture will not have many hues different from last year.

Foreign investment in real estate shots up

Foreign investment in real estate shots up

VOV.VN - Additional foreign investment inflows in real estate went up during 2019 while credit in the sector bucked a downward trend, signalling its reduced heavy reliance on bank loans.

Decree leverages foreign investment in education

Decree leverages foreign investment in education

VOV.VN - Foreign direct investment (FDI) in education sector from August 2018 when the Government’s Decree No.86/2018/ND-CP took effect to October 2019 totaled US$97 million.

Equity purchases lead FDI inflows in HCM City

Equity purchases lead FDI inflows in HCM City

VOV.VN - Equity purchases overwhelmed the influx of foreign direct investment into Ho Chi Minh City during the first half of 2019 whilst the southern metropolis saw a moderate number of new FDI firms established during the reviewed period.

Promising signs ahead for Singapore-led FDI

Promising signs ahead for Singapore-led FDI

Together with traditional interests in real estate, manufacturing, infrastructure, and healthcare, Singaporean investors are now venturing into other emerging sectors such as startups, smart cities, Industry 4.0, and consumer and lifestyle in order to tap into the massive local growth prospects ahead.

Vietnam a magnet to foreign investors

Vietnam a magnet to foreign investors

Vietnam has become more attractive to foreign investors than ever before as various freshly-inked new-generation free trade deals, including the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), are expected to facilitate trade and benefit foreign enterprises.

EVFTA to boost export growth by 5 per cent

EVFTA to boost export growth by 5 per cent

VOV.VN - Vietnam, one of the region’s fastest-growing economies backed by robust export and foreign investment inflows, is forecast to enjoy an annual average export growth ranging from 5 to 8 per cent between 2019 and 2023.

Vietnam attracts less FDI in first half of the year

Vietnam attracts less FDI in first half of the year

Foreign investors registered to pour 1.73 billion USD into Vietnam in June, bringing the total amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) committed to the country in the first six months of the year to 18.47 billion USD, down 9.2 percent year on year.

Hanoi’s economy continues to grow

Hanoi’s economy continues to grow

Hanoi’s economy continue to grow in the first five months of this year, reported Director of the municipal Department of Planning and Investment Nguyen Manh Quyen at a recent conference held by the municipal People’s Committee.

Property market becomes more attractive to foreign investors

Property market becomes more attractive to foreign investors

Vietnam’s real estate market became the second most attractive investment field for foreign investors after it lured 1.1 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) during January-April, or 7.5 percent of the total FDI inflow just behind the manufacturing and processing sector.