Investment policy and regulations

S&P raises Vietnam’s credit rating with stable outlook

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings’ recent upgrade of its long-term sovereign credit rating for Vietnam, the first time since 2010, was expected to help the country to attract more foreign investments into the economy and expand exports.In August 2018, credit rating agency Moody’s Investors ...

How Will Foreign Investment Change Vietnam’s Economy?

Vietnam’s cheap workers might not be the country’s stars for much longer: low wages helped to propel the communist nation to some of the fastest growth rates in the world, but analysts say it needs a new economic model now.Keep reading ...

Ha Nguyen

Better links with FDI firms can aid local businesses

Over the past 20 years Việt Nam has embraced trade and successfully integrated into key global value chains. Việt Nam’s gross exports have expanded at an average rate of 18 per cent over the past decade, when overall global trade expanded at just 3.5 per ...

VNS Reporter

Foreign firms in Vietnam face skilled workforce shortage amid FDI wave

Vietnam’s demand for highly-skilled workers will continue growing steadily in the wake of increasing foreign investment inflow, causing a severe shortage of highly-qualified human resources in the time to come, expert have warned.Keep reading ...

Minh Tam

Vietnam opens up pharma import market for foreign businesses

It is now easier for foreign companies to join the Vietnamese pharmaceutical market, buoyed by recently-loosened business conditions regarding drug registration and imports.Keep reading ...

Minh Tam

Assigned nearly VND 9,000 billion of medium-term investment plans for important railway and road projects

The Prime Minister has just signed Decision 135 / QD-TTg on the allocation of medium-term investment plans for the period 2016-2020 and 2019 central budget capital (Government bonds) for railway and road projects that are important and urgent. Keep reading   ...

Vietnam attracts US$8.3 billion FDI to industrial, economic zones

The total foreign direct investment (FDI) poured into Vietnam’s industrial parks and economic zones in 2018 reached more than US$8.3 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Of the figure, US$5.3 billion was invested in 560 new projects, while additional capital in nearly ...

Nhan Dan News Reporter

Attracting FDI: New regulations, new face

The strategy to attract FDI from now to 2030 with new points is attracting special attention of investors.Keep reading ...

The government improves institutions, people's incomes will increase

For the first time, a scientific study showed a close relationship between the provincial competitiveness index (PCI) and the income of workers in Vietnam.Continue reading ...

Vietnam is Asia’s hottest investment destination—Forbes

An article published by US magazine Forbes named Vietnam the hottest investment destination in Asia. According to the article, Vietnam attracted US$17 billion in FDI commitments last year, arguably the largest for an emerging market relative to its $250 billion GDP. In the first quarter of 2018, ...

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