Foreign direct investment continues declining (28/03/2023)
According to the data just announced by the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, as of March 20, 2023, foreign direct investment continues declining.

Foreign investors expand consumer finance business in Vietnam (28/03/2023)
Large foreign financial groups have actively penetrated the Vietnamese consumer finance market, which has significantly helped accelerate the digitalisation of the country’s financial services.

Standard Chartered Vietnam named “The Most Outstanding Foreign Bank in Vietnam” in 2022-2023 (28/03/2023)
Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam was named among the Top 50 foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) in Vietnam and bestowed the title “The Most Outstanding Foreign Bank in Vietnam” in the 2022-2023 period at the Golden Dragon Awards 2023, held recently by VnEconomy / Vietnam Economic Times. This is testament to the bank’s strong commitment and unwavering effort to support the sustainable development of its clients and the economy.

Vietnamese retail market appealing to foreign investors (28/03/2023)
The nation is becoming an attractive retail market for companies globally with many regional and global FDI investors recently revealing their plans to increase capital and expand distribution networks here.

Strong signals of positive year for VN industrial real estate market (27/03/2023)
CBRE Vietnam has reported that Vietnam’s industrial real estate sector is poised for a prosperous year in 2023 due to a surge in demand.

Indian research intern: Vietnam’s clean energy transition accelerates (27/03/2023)
Vietnam is undergoing clean energy transition at an accelerating rate and is considered the leader of clean energy transition in Southeast Asia, Shubham Rai, a research intern in the Southeast Asia and Oceania Centre at Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA), India, wrote in an article.

USABC Chief: Vietnam a strategic market for US businesses (27/03/2023)
US businesses view Vietnam as a strategic market and are committed to long-term investment in the country, according to President and CEO of the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) Ted Osius.

Vietnam to develop policies to adapt to global minimum tax (27/03/2023)
Vietnam will adjust investment policies to adapt to the global minimum tax rate and remain an attractive destination for investment.

Auto makers project bumpy years ahead (24/03/2023)
Car manufacturers are calling for the reinstatement of measures used during the pandemic in order to help boost flagging vehicle sales.

EVN must settle transitional renewable energy power tariffs before March 31: MoIT (24/03/2023)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has mandated that Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) and investors in wind and solar power reach an agreement on energy rates by March 31.

US companies upbeat on investment opportunities in Vietnam (24/03/2023)
Many US companies see Vietnam as a manufacturing hub that provides services to increasingly wealthy consumers.

VN supporting industries fear they may lose in home market (24/03/2023)
Enterprises in supporting industries now have great opportunities to develop but they will not grasp the opportunities if they can’t get support from the state.

Citi wins award for bank of the year in Asia Pacific (23/03/2023)
Citibank has been honored as “Bank of the Year” in the Asia Pacific at the 2022 International Financing Review Asia Awards.

Largest-ever US trade delegation seeks more trade and investment (23/03/2023)
Leading enterprises in the United States, such as AES, Meta, SpaceX, VISA, and Boeing are looking forward to expanding business activities and demonstrating America’s long-term commitment to Vietnam.

Ministry proposes extending visa-free stay to 30 days, e-visa to 90 days (23/03/2023)
E-visa holders might be able to stay in Vietnam for up to 90 days, three times longer than the current 30 days, according to a proposed amended Law on Foreigners’ Entry into, Exit from, Transit Through, and Residence in Vietnam.

Stock market violations to face stricter sanctions (23/03/2023)
The State Securities Commission (SSC) will review the Law on Securities and related decrees to complete the legal framework, and strengthen sanctions for violations to protect the legitimate rights and interests of investors.

Foreign associations want dollar interest rate cap removed (22/03/2023)
Foreign business associations have proposed the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) remove the U.S. dollar interest rate cap at 0%, reported the local media.

Minister hopes US becomes biggest investor in Vietnam (22/03/2023)
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has voiced his hope that US enterprises will become the biggest investor in Vietnam to seize every cooperation opportunity in the countries’ development process on the basis of equality, mutual respect, and mutual benefits.

Property acquisitions on the cards as cash-strapped developers sell out: analysts (22/03/2023)
There will be a mergers and acquisitions boom in the property market over the next year as cash-strapped developers sell assets, analysts have forecast.

Vietnam seeks new investor incentives as cross-border tax rules loom (22/03/2023)
Vietnam has set up a special panel to find ways to stay competitive for investors when new OECD cross-border tax rules take effect, its central bank said on Tuesday, amid concerns it could negate the benefits of its current tax incentives.