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30 years of foreign investment policy improvement

30 years of foreign investment policy improvement

Over the past 30 years of foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction, due to the global shifts in demand and supply, FDI policies have been constantly changing, leading to fluctuations in the capital inflows to Vietnam.

APEC impacts and Japanese wave post impressive investment figures

APEC impacts and Japanese wave post impressive investment figures

Foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction in the first 11 months this year has exceeded forecasts by hitting $33 billion, up over 82 per cent compared to the same period last year. This figure comes from the impressive surge of Japanese investment and the positive impacts of the APEC event in the central city of Danang in early November.

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Samsung elevates 29 Vietnamese vendors to tier-1 supply chain

Samsung elevates 29 Vietnamese vendors to tier-1 supply chain

Samsung completed the consultation programme for 12 enterprises in 2017 and has achieved the target of 29 Vietnamese businesses becoming Tier-1 vendors by the end of the year.

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Foreign capital inflows perked up by multibillion-dollar power plant licensing

Foreign capital inflows perked up by multibillion-dollar power plant licensing

The Vietnamese government’s granting of investment certificates to thermal power plants with a total investment capital of $8.37 billion contributed to raising the total value of foreign investment capital in Vietnam to $33.09 billion in 11 months of 2017. 

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FDI needed in infrastructure development

FDI needed in infrastructure development

From a low starting point, Vietnam’s infrastructure system has been improved significantly. However, quality is still a persistent issue, causing a bottleneck limiting economic development, making it necessary to focus FDI capital in this sector.

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Working on new ways to lure FDI

Working on new ways to lure FDI

As local salaries rise and global trends shift, Vietnam is drafting a new foreign direct investment attraction strategy for the upcoming years, with a focus on some prioritised sectors to bring added value to the economy.

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Landmark law to spur big FDI

Landmark law to spur big FDI

Vietnamese provinces are taking action in advance of a predicted wave of foreign investment inflows headed towards three special economic zones, which are soon to be supported by a new law on special administrative-economic zones.

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Hosting APEC opens up new FDI opportunities

Hosting APEC opens up new FDI opportunities

Hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Week, especially the APEC CEO Summit 2017 with the participation of a series of CEOs of the world’s leading group, is expected to open a new age in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) capital from APEC economies.

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Dong Nai’s FDI attraction surpasses annual target

Dong Nai’s FDI attraction surpasses annual target

The attraction of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the southern province of Dong Nai has, so far, this year surpassed the US$1 billion target set for the entire 2017.

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Accurate valuations are key to luring FDI

Accurate valuations are key to luring FDI

Foreign investment in Vietnam is still on the rise, with the latest number showing that more than $28.2 billion were registered to invest in the country in the first 10 months of this year, up 37.4 per cent on-year.

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Vietnam expects $30 billion FDI by year-end

Vietnam expects $30 billion FDI by year-end

In the ten months of this year so far, Vietnam reported record high foreign investment inflows, with $28 billion coming in, primarily from APEC economies. The figure is expected to increase to $30 billion by the end of the year.

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Foreign investment hit over US$28 billion in 10 months

Foreign investment hit over US$28 billion in 10 months

As of October 20, Vietnam has attracted US$28.24 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital, a year-on-year increase of 37.4%, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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More projects worth VND9 trillion invested in Quang Ngai

More projects worth VND9 trillion invested in Quang Ngai

Provincial leaders have granted a decision on investment policy and investment registration certificates for 14 projects totally capitalised at over VND9,000 billion (including five FDI projects) in central Quang Ngai province.

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Eye industry 4.0 to attract FDI: Experts

Eye industry 4.0 to attract FDI: Experts

It’s time Viet Nam shift its attention to quality and sustainable development and eye industry 4.0 technologies to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), experts said at an online dialogue on FDI promotion strategies organised on Tuesday in Ha Noi.

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Logistics FDI rises in the face of retail expansion

Logistics FDI rises in the face of retail expansion

Vietnam’s appeal as a destination for foreign logistics providers is rising on the back of its expanding retail market.

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Capital assignment tax won’t affect FDI and M&A: experts

Capital assignment tax won’t affect FDI and M&A: experts

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has proposed adjusting the rate of the capital assignment profit tax imposed on foreign enterprises in Vietnam in an effort to simplify the process of collection and treatment of corporate income taxes.

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