Banks step up private placements to foreign investors in 2024 (05/03/2024)
After a quiet year in 2023, many banks will promote stock offering to foreign investors again and some of them may complete the deals this year, analysts forecast.

FDI sector remains export pillar of Vietnam’s economy (05/03/2024)
The foreign direct investment (FDI) sector maintained its role as an export pillar of Vietnam’s economy with revenue of 43.2 billion USD in the first two months of this year, up 14.7%, and accounting for 72.8% of the country’s total export value.

Removing roadblocks in FDI attraction into Vietnam to move forward: HSBC (05/03/2024)
Vietnam needs removing roadblocks in order to lure greater foreign direct investment (FDI) moving forward, according to Tim Evans, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HSBC Vietnam.

Semiconductor development surge keenly anticipated (05/03/2024)
Vietnam will look to build on its semiconductor diplomacy with the formulation of a strategy on developing the much-needed products.

Energy-related CO2 emissions hit record levels in 2023: IEA (04/03/2024)
Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose to a record level in 2023, but the growth slowed from previous years thanks to continued expansion of clean technologies, the International Energy Agency said Friday.

Food firms proactively finding solutions (04/03/2024)
Tensions in the Red Sea have driven up shipping costs by 30-50 per cent, as well as prolonging transportation times by as much as 15 days, with negative consequences for Vietnamese food exporters.

Manufacturing sector continues to grow, business sentiment at one-year high: PMI (04/03/2024)
The Vietnamese manufacturing sector continued to grow marginally in February with both output and new orders up for the second month straight, according to a release on Friday by S&P Global Vietnam.

Mapletree Logistics Trust to acquire properties in Vietnam and Malaysia (04/03/2024)
Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd., as manager of Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) announced on February 29 the proposed acquisition of logistics properties located in Malaysia and in Vietnam.

Market likely to correct this week (04/03/2024)
The domestic stock market experienced a positive trading week, with the benchmark VN-Index surpassing the threshold level of 1,255 points, but experts warn that there are risks of corrections in both the short and midterm.

Chip training the hot new trend for 2024 (01/03/2024)
The thirst for human resources in the semiconductor manufacturing industry has prompted many training institutions to open related majors before the 2024 enrolment season.

Thai investors are bolster operation in Vietnam in 2024 (01/03/2024)
Vietnam continues to be a magnet for Thai investors who are spreading their wings to the neighbouring country to tap into lucrative opportunities.

Vietnam, Ireland to forge cooperation in numerous spheres (01/03/2024)
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence Micheál Martin agreed on orientations and measures to strengthen the relations between the two countries in the time ahead, during their talks in Ireland on February 29.

Vietnam can attract $25B foreign investment in stock market with upgrades: World Bank (01/03/2024)
Vietnam’s stock market can attract US$25 billion from foreign investors by 2030 if it is upgraded from Frontier to Emerging, according to the World Bank.

China’s CDH Investments eyes a minority stake in Bach Hoa Xanh (29/02/2024)
As reported by Reuters, CDH, one of China’s biggest alternative investment firms and also a former Mobile World investor, has emerged as the frontrunner to buy a stake of between 5 and 10 per cent in supermarket chain Bach Hoa Xanh (BHX) after outbidding rivals.

Chinese investment puts pressure on VN’s support industry (29/02/2024)
Analysts have noted strong investment from China in manufacturing and support industries, warning that this will pose challenges for Vietnamese enterprises in the field.

Siemens to train human resources for Vietnam’s chip and semiconductor industry (29/02/2024)
Saigon High-Tech Park (SHTP) and Siemens Electronic Design Automation (Siemens EDA) signed a cooperation agreement on February 27 to train human resources in the semiconductor chip industry in Vietnam.

Vietnamese firms invest over US$25 million abroad (29/02/2024)
Local businesses invested in 17 new projects abroad over the first two months of the year with a total registered capital of US$25 million, equivalent to 21.7% over the same period from last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.

Foreign ministries of Việt Nam, Denmark convene political consultation (28/02/2024)
The second political consultation between the foreign ministries of Việt Nam and Denmark took place in Hà Nội on Tuesday.

Healthcare models for sustainability era (28/02/2024)
The health sector had a busy 2023, with many important foundations laid to strengthen the quality, resilience, and sustainability into the future.

Impacts of land law on foreign investors (28/02/2024)
The implementation of Vietnam’s new Land Law, effective from next year, brings significant changes that will shape the landscape for real estate investors, particularly foreign investors, who must navigate these changes strategically.