Investment

Investment policy and regulations

Building tools to "screen" FDI projects with potential risks

On November 16, the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) held a workshop on “Screening tool for investment projects in Viet Nam”. The tool includes mandatory assessments of whether the project complies with investment laws in Viet Nam; mandatory assessments of potential economic, social ...

Thuỳ Dương

Vietnam must prepare for new wave of investments

Many provinces and cities across Vietnam have announced quite optimistic results in attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects in the last months of the year. Vietnam was well able to control the Covid-19 pandemic, has maintained political stability, has an advantage of huge human resources, ...

The disillusionment about FDI and the middle-income trap

In order to avoid the middle-income trap, Vietnam needs to change its strategy on attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). FDI attraction over the last 30 years hasn’t succeeded as expected.As of the end of 2021, Vietnam had attracted $408 billion worth of FDI, ranked 18th ...

Tran Thuy

Annual report on FDI in Vietnam released for the first time

The Vietnam Association of Foreign-Invested Enterprises (VAFIE) has just unveiled its first annual 2021 FDI report to provide a comprehensive assessment of the results of foreign direct investment attraction, the business activities of foreign-invested enterprises, and to analyse the nation’s investment environment.The annual report provides ...

Commission welcomes European Parliament's approval of EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements

The European Commission welcomes today’s decision by the European Parliament to approve the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements. The EU-Vietnam trade agreement is now set to enter into force in 2020, upon conclusion of the ratification procedure by Vietnam.The trade agreement will eliminate virtually all ...

Vietnam attracts over 29 billion USD in FDI in ten months

Vietnam attracted 29.11 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first ten months of 2019, up 4.3 percent over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.Processing and manufacturing remained the most attractive sector to foreign investors during the ...

New resolution hoped to facilitate foreign investment attraction

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong has signed a resolution on orientations to perfect institutions and policies to enhance the quality and efficiency of foreign investment cooperation through 2030.The objectives of the Resolution No. 50-NQ/TW include making mechanisms ...

Gov’t speeds up public investment disbursement

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently signed Public telegraph 1042/CP-TTg which directs ministries, agencies, and localities to speed up disbursement rate of public investment capital in 2019. The document attributed shortcomings and weaknesses in management, regulation, and implementation including slow progress of capital allocation, bidder selection, ...

Kim Anh

New regulations on foreign exchange management

The State Bank of Viet Nam has issued Circular No. 06/2019/TT-NHNN on foreign exchange management for foreign direct investment activities in Viet Nam.The Circular, scheduled to take effect since September 6, 2019, regulates such activities like capital contribution, opening and use of foreign currency and ...

New association aims to untangle legal impasse

On August 7, a new association for studies and consultancy for business and investment activities in Vietnam will make its debut, expecting to bring the best benefits to businesses and contribute to law-making and enforcement.In alignment with improvements in investment policies, both domestic and foreign ...

Bich Thuy

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