M&A: opportunity for Vietnamese enterprises to become stronger

M&A: opportunity for Vietnamese enterprises to become stronger

Despite being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, over the past time, the picture of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in Vietnam still has bright colors. M&A activities in Vietnam are forecasted to be vibrant again when the pandemic is gradually controlled.
Seven-month credit in HCMC rises 5.8 percent

Seven-month credit in HCMC rises 5.8 percent

According to the Ho Chi Minh City Statistical Office, by August 1, the total credit outstanding balance of the banking system in the city had exceeded VND2.68 quadrillion, an increase of 13.1 percent over the same period last year and 5.8 percent compared to the end of last year. This is a good credit growth in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Foreign enterprises place trust, raise investment in Dong Nai

Foreign enterprises place trust, raise investment in Dong Nai

The trust of investors in the local business climate and support from authorities for enterprises count among the factors that have helped southern Dong Nai province almost reach its foreign direct investment (FDI) target for the year.
Improving investment environment: removing barriers, creating equality

Improving investment environment: removing barriers, creating equality

The total foreign investment capital in Vietnam in the first three months of this year was US$10.13 billion. According to many foreign enterprises, Vietnam is still the country with the safest and most attractive investment environment in Asia in the coming years. Meanwhile, many domestic enterprises complained that “there were still many thumbtacks under the red carpet".
The chicken processing factory for export of Thai CP Group invested in Becamex Binh Phuoc Industrial Park inaugurates in December, 2020. (Photo: SGGP)

FDI motivation in Southeast region of Vietnam

The Southeast is the key economic region in the South, attracting the most foreign investment (FDI) in the country. Along with efforts to improve the investment environment, Southeastern provinces have been expanding and adding more industrial zones to the planning to attract huge FDI projects and wait for the new investment wave shifting from other Asian countries to Vietnam.
Customers go shopping at Co.opmart. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam’s retail market before EVFTA takes effect

Over the past years, with the advantage of a potential distribution market thanks to a large population size of 96 million people, and young population structure with 60 percent of the population at the age from 18 to 50, along with other favorable factors, the wave of domestic and foreign direct investment capital has continued to pour into the retail industry of Vietnam.
Food processing at an enterprises whose controlling stake is held by CJ Group. (Photo: SGGP)

Processing industry lures FDI capital

According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the manufacturing and processing industry saw a strong increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital in Vietnam with registered capital of more than US$12.09 billion, accounting for 72.2 percent of total newly-registered capital and South Korea continued to be the largest investor.
  Producing electronic components at Nidec Tosok Company in Tan Thuan Export Processing Zone in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnamese market attractive to foreign enterprises

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has recently cooperated with relevant departments to organize an event to promote export and connect market for domestic and foreign enterprises, attracting 850 enterprises from 20 countries and territories.
Myanmar attracts $3.5 billion in FDI in 10 months. (Photo: Reuters)

Myanmar attracts US$3.5 billion in FDI in 10 months

A total 224 foreign enterprises were permitted by the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) to invest more than US$3.5 billion in the country in the first 10 months of the fiscal year 2018 – 2019, said the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) on August 26.