Positive economic outlook for Vietnam in 2024 (16/01/2024)
Ahmed Yeganeh, country head of Wholesale Banking at HSBC Vietnam, expressed his optimism about Vietnamese growth prospects over the coming years thanks to a recovery occurring in the country’s major trading partners this year.

Vietnam attracts over 39,100 FDI projects with registered capital of nearly 469 billion USD so far (16/01/2024)
Vietnam had attracted 39,140 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with total registered capital of over 468.91 billion USD by the end of 2023, reported the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Việt Nam received $190 billion in remittances in past 30 years, among world’s top 10 (16/01/2024)
With approximately six million Vietnamese nationals living abroad, remittances sent to Việt Nam from 1993 to 2022 have amounted to US$190 billion, according to deputy foreign minister Lê Thị Thu Hằng.

Việt Nam’s largest spices exporter receives investment from EU (16/01/2024)
Phúc Sinh JSC has announced that the company successfully sold shares to an investment fund from Europe with an undisclosed amount.

Gamuda Land signs strategic cooperation agreements for Eaton Park project (15/01/2024)
On January 11, Gamuda Land (Ho Chi Minh City), the investor of the Eaton Park project, signed 17 strategic distribution agreements.

HCMC-Can Tho high-speed railway project needs careful feasibility study (15/01/2024)
According to some experts, the Ho Chi Minh City - Can Tho high-speed railway project should be studied carefully especially in terms of capital attraction mechanisms to ensure high feasibility.

LS Eco Energy diversifies its rare earth supply to Vietnam (15/01/2024)
On January 10, South Korea’s LS Eco Energy announced that it has signed a rare earth oxide purchase agreement with Vietnamese mining company Hung Thinh Minerals.

Vietnam’s 2023 per capita GDP hits US$4,284 (15/01/2024)
Vietnam’s per capita GDP in 2023 reached US$4,284, US$174 higher than in 2022 but still well below the 2025 target range of US$4,700-5,000, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Vulnerable local airlines anticipate rebound in 2024 (12/01/2024)
An increase in international air routes is expected to serve as a fulcrum for the industry in 2024, helping domestic airlines end a painful period of losses in Vietnam.

FDI inflows into real estate hits over US$68 billion (12/01/2024)
Vietnam has so far attracted 1,135 foreign-invested projects in the real estate sector with a total registered capital reaching US$68.045 billion, according to data provided by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Speeding up public investment: a focus to promote economic growth this year (12/01/2024)
Speeding up public investment is a focus of the Ministry of Planning and Investment to promote socio-economic growth this year, Minister Nguyễn Chí Dũng said at the ministry’s conference on Thursday in Hà Nội.

Vietnam prioritises stimulating economic growth in 2024 (12/01/2024)
Vietnam needs to pool all resources and bring into full play growth drivers in 2024 to meet the Government set target of achieving a GDP growth rate of 6-6.5%, said experts.

A turning point in 35 years of FDI attraction (11/01/2024)
During the 35-year journey of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), Vietnam has continuously improved institutions and preferential policies, effectively attracting and managing domestic and foreign investment resources. The expansion of economic diplomacy activities of the Party and Government in recent times has created more opportunities for Vietnam to attract high-quality capital flows into new industries.

Companies pioneer recycling before regulations take effect (11/01/2024)
While waiting for official regulations on recycling cost levels, some manufacturers and importers with far-sighted visions have proactively pioneered recycling items.

More actions in need for EU bonanzas (11/01/2024)
The European investment picture in Vietnam is still some way off reaching its potential, but trends indicate forward motion moving through this year and beyond.

Remittances to Vietnam rise sharply over global uncertainties (11/01/2024)
Vietnamese expatriates tend to send home remittances due to global geopolitical insecurities, with the amount expected to rise sharply in the coming days ahead of the lunar New Year festival.

Remittances to Vietnam rise sharply over global uncertainties (10/01/2024)
Vietnamese expatriates tend to send home remittances due to global geopolitical insecurities, with the amount expected to rise sharply in the coming days ahead of the lunar New Year festival.

Canada announces US$30 million grant to Vietnam’s development projects (10/01/2024)
The Canadian government has decided to provide a grant of US$30 million to help realise its development projects towards sustainable and inclusive growth, announced Canadian Minister of International Development Admed Hussen.

Lazada announces major lay-offs across region (10/01/2024)
Lazada, a prominent e-commerce platform, is reportedly undergoing significant lay-offs, impacting top executives and employees across various regions.

Real estate acknowledged as risky venture in short term (10/01/2024)
While Vietnam maintains a relatively stable growth rate and is a safe investment channel for investors, real estate financiers are still being careful to weigh up any potential risks.