Vietnam – an attractive investment destination for foreign investors


Vietnam attracted nearly $22 billion in foreign investment in 2013, the highest figure since 2008, according to statistics from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI)’s Foreign Investment Agency.

Higher quality FDI focus for Vietnam


VIR, the Foreign Investment Agency and the Department of Legislation under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) co-held a workshop last week to look at how Vietnam could sharpen its competitive edge in attracting foreign direct investment. VIR’s Tuong Thuy reports.

Experts discuss orientations to attract FDI


HCM CITY (VNS)— It is time for a new approach to foreign direct investment (FDI), one that will find solutions that improve FDI efficiency for the broader benefit of the country’s economic growth, experts said at a workshop held in HCM city yesterday.

Local business confidence grows


This year holds promise for Vietnamese enterprises, says Vu Tien Loc, president of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in an interview with Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer) newspaper.

Capital targets $1.3b in FDI


Ha Noi has set a goal of attracting US$1.3 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2014, despite failing to meet its annual FDI targets over the past two years. The capital city is also aiming to ensure around $1billion of the targeted FDI is disbursed this year.

FDI inflow feared to dwindle in 2014


The inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI), having beaten all expectations last year, is feared to dwindle in 2014 as authorities tend to be more choosy while the business environment remains unfriendly to investors, experts said.