High-end residential the top choice of foreign investors

2018 marks ten years since the downturn in Vietnam’s real estate market and nearly five years of recovery. As with a decade ago, FDI inflows are concentrated in the high-end residential segment, according to the latest report from JLL.

Japan top foreign investor in Vietnam

Japan poured US$6.88 billion, 30% of the total foreign direct investment (FDI), into Vietnam in the first seven months of 2018, the biggest figure among 96 countries and territories investing here.

Vietnam posts record trade surplus in first half

Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of US$3.37 billion in the first two quarters of 2018, the highest level over the last five years.

Oil, gas output exceeds six-month targets

Crude oil output reached 7.1 million tonnes in the first six months of this year and in doing so hit 54.3% of the annual target.

Domestic firms surpass FDI sector in export growth

Domestic businesses recorded a 19.9% rise in their exports over the first half of 2018, higher than the export growth rate among FDI firms of 14.5%, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Recommendations made for new-generation FDI attraction

The Ministry of Planning and Investment on July 9 released a report on the recommendations for the strategy and orientation of new-generation free trade agreement (FTA) attraction for 2020-2030, a key piece of the socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030.

Mid-term Vietnam Business Forum opens in Hanoi

The mid-term Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2018, themed “Linkage between domestic and FDI businesses – Partnership for mutual benefit”, opened in Hanoi on July 4.

FDI registered for Vietnam exceeds US$20 billion in H1

Vietnam attracted more than US$20 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first half of 2018.

FDI firms prefer commercial dispute arbitration

As many as 40 percent of foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises choose to use commercial arbitration in cases of disputes, rather than going to court, said Phan Trong Dat, Deputy Secretary General of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC).

40% FDI enterprises choose commercial arbitration in cases of dispute

The proportion of FDI enterprises choosing to use commercial arbitration in cases of dispute is 40%.

Vietnam attracts US$8.06 billion in FDI in Jan-Apr

Vietnam attracted US$8.06 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of 2018, equivalent to 76.1% of the figure in the same period last year, according to the National Statistics Office.

Nỗ lực cải thiện môi trường đầu tư, để thu hút doanh nghiệp FDI

TP HCM xác định trong năm 2018 và những năm tiếp theo sẽ cải thiện mạnh mẽ môi trường đầu tư, kinh doanh để thu hút doanh nghiệp FDI.

Ho Chi Minh City tops nation in FDI attraction

Ho Chi Minh City tops the nation in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction, 30 years since the first foreign investor was allowed to operate in Vietnam on January 1, 1988.

Quang Nam attracts 153 FDI projects in Q1

The central province of Quang Nam has so far attracted 153 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a total registered capital of US$5.58 billion, with five new FDI projects worth US$12.

2017- a record year of FDI attraction

Vietnam’s total newly registered capital and share buying in 2017 has valued at nearly US$36 billion and implemented capital reached nearly US$20 billion. This is record growth for FDI capital in Vietnam in 10 years.

Property market attracts US$77.6 million in FDI in January

Foreign investors poured a total of 77.6 million USD into the real estate market in January, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Hơn 1 tỷ USD vốn FDI đổ vào Việt Nam

Cục Đầu tư nước ngoài (Bộ KH&ĐT) cho biết, tháng 1-2018 có gần 1,3 tỷ USD vốn đầu tư trực tiếp nước ngoài (FDI) đăng ký đầu tư vào Việt Nam, bằng 75,9% so với cùng kỳ 2017.