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Domestic private sector collects pittance from global supply chain: PM

Vietnam’s domestic private sector will be “collecting change” from the global value chain without quality and productivity breakthroughs, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc says.

Vietnam tops regional peers in FDI attractiveness: report

Vietnam has been ranked eighth out of 29 most attractive economies for business decision-makers to invest in by the U.S. News & World Report.

Demand for industrial land in southern Vietnam skyrockets

Demand for space in southern industrial parks has surged in the first half of this year as foreign firms expanded production.
September 06, 2019 | 12:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnam prioritizes quality in foreign investment over value

Vietnam wants FDI only in high-tech and clean sectors as concerns grow about projects with little investment that pollute the environment.
August 29, 2019 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Eight-month FDI disbursal rises 6.3 pct

Foreign investors brought in $11.96 billion in January-August, up 6.3 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Planning and Investment says.
August 29, 2019 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Singapore bank says Vietnam FDI on track to hit all-time high

Foreign investment in Vietnam is expected to top $20 billion this year, a record high, according to Singapore’s United Overseas Bank (UOB).
August 23, 2019 | 08:32 pm GMT+7

Suppliers struggle to join multinationals’ chains

Vietnamese firms say they have struggled to participate in MNC supply chains, with the latter prioritizing cheaper home country inputs.
August 23, 2019 | 12:15 pm GMT+7

Politburo issues first resolution on FDI

Vietnam's Politburo has issued its first ever resolution on attracting foreign investment, prioritizing high-tech and clean sectors.
August 23, 2019 | 10:44 am GMT+7

55 pct of German firms eye expansion in Vietnam

Fifty five percent of German businesses in Vietnam seek to expand and want the country to increase its rate of skilled workers.
June 21, 2019 | 11:27 am GMT+7

HCMC's five-month foreign investment surges 49 pct

Ho Chi Minh City has attracted $2.77 billion in foreign direct investment from January until May, up 49 percent year-on-year.
June 05, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam economy to become larger than Singapore’s in 10 years: DBS Bank

Vietnam’s economy could surpass Singapore’s by 2029 thanks to rising foreign investment and productivity growth, the Singaporean creditor says.
May 29, 2019 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's low labor cost appeal waning: Fitch

With recent minimum wage increases, Vietnam’s low labor cost allure for foreign investors is on the decline, says a Fitch Group report.
May 29, 2019 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Vietnam attracts record FDI

Vietnam has drawn FDI worth $16.74 billion in the first five months of the year, the highest in the period since 2015.
May 27, 2019 | 11:41 am GMT+7

Lawmakers want fewer incentives to foreign investors

Some lawmakers have called for reducing incentives to foreign investors, citing they could undermine the competive edge of domestic businesses.
May 23, 2019 | 11:16 am GMT+7

Latest escalation of US-China trade war threatens Vietnam

The latest salvo in the U.S.-China trade war could intensify pressure on Vietnam, experts have warned.
May 15, 2019 | 08:12 am GMT+7
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