Ho Chi Minh City draws more US$1.37 billion in foreign investment


The processing and manufacturing industry was the most attractive with nearly US$123 million (making up 35.9%), followed by wholesale and retail, and automobile and motorcycle repair with over US$92 million (27.1%), information and communications with US$55 million (16.2%), and real estate activities with US$40.25 million (11.8%).

EU-funded project enhances Vietnam’s students’ access to labour market


A workshop was recently held in Bologna, the capital city of the Emilia Romagna region in northern Italy, to increase opportunities for Vietnamese students to get access to the labour market. The event formed part of activities of the Voyage project funded by the “European Region Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students” (ERASMUS) programme from 2015 – 2018.

FPI capital to Vietnam to grow steadily: analysts


Foreign investors buy shares because they expect the share prices to increase in the future. Food and beverage companies are catching the special attention of foreign investors. Foreign investors also have big interests in Vietnam’s government bonds. The bond yield in Vietnam is higher than that in other countries with the same risk levels as Vietnam, such as Indonesia and the Philippines.

Report of Study: Analysis of Corruption Risks for Investors in Vietnam by VBF Governance & Integrity Working Group


This report was made possible by the financial support of the UK’s South East Asia Prosperity Fund, under framework of the project “Promoting the application of international standards on business integrity to enhance international integration and improve business environment in Vietnam”, implemented by CENSOGOR and VBF from June 2016 to March 2017. The report was also supported and contributed by the ASEAN CSR Network.

Foreign direct investment picks up nearly 41%


Total foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam reached US$11 billion from the outset of the year, a year-on-year surge of nearly 41 percent, said the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

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