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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).

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.

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

Experts uneasy about heightened investment interest from China

Vietnam should be wary of adverse environmental and social impacts as China moves out its polluting, labor-intensive factories, experts caution.
May 10, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

HCMC wants $54 billion foreign investment

Ho Chi Minh City is seeking $53.8 billion worth of foreign investment in 210 projects with a focus on infrastructure.
May 08, 2019 | 07:32 pm GMT+7

Demand soars for Vietnamese talent as firms leaving China recruit new staff

Foreign firms leaving China for Vietnam are looking for qualified staff as they seek to expand in their new low-cost market.
April 26, 2019 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnam reports three-year-high foreign investment

FDI pledges for new projects, increased capital and stake acquisitions surged by 86.6 percent year-on-year to $10.8 billion in the first quarter.
March 26, 2019 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

China slowdown to have moderate impact on Vietnam

The impact of China’s economic slowdown on Vietnam’s economic prospects may be relatively limited.
March 25, 2019 | 04:11 pm GMT+7
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