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Category: Vietnam Investment news

Investment in Vietnam has grown rapidly in recent years on the back of a low-cost workforce and a shift out of China driven by trade complications between China and the US. This section monitors Vietnam investment news including who is investing in what, where, and how much.

Global talent index ranks Vietnam No. 75

Vietnam has squeezed into the 2023 Global Talent Competitiveness Index in 75th place just behind Mexico in 74th place and ahead of Mongolia at 76, Vietnam Net is reporting. Vietnam, Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2023, key metrics table Metric Description Score Rank Enable Regulatory, market, business and labour landscape 46.78

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South Korean biotech firm to build monkey farm in Vietnam

South Korea’s, Eco & Tech Co., a biotech business, plans to build a US$11 million monkey farm in Vietnam’s Khanh Hoa province, The Investor is reporting. The facility will cover 18.7-hectares with the monkeys raised to be used for scientific research purposes. A second phase of the project is slated

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Chinese solar cell maker to build new factory in northern Vietnam

China’s Boway intends to build a 20-hectare, US$114 million solar cell factory in northern Vietnam’s Hai Duong province, The investor is reporting. This is part of a number of major investments in its manufacturing operations across northern Vietnam. All-up it reportedly has plans to invest US$350 million Hai Dunong alone.

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Taiwan electronics maker to build new factory in central Vietnam

Foxlink International is set to build a US$135 million factory to produce touch pens, wireless earphones, battery packs, charging stations, and printed circuit boards Danang in central Vietnam, The Investor is reporting. When it’s completed the factory will cover 11.35 hectares and employ 2,000 people.

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Business confidence among Eurocham BCI survey respondents up

Eurocham has released its Business Confidence Index survey results from Q3 and it is showing a marginal improvement, arresting a steady decline since the start of the year, The Investor is reporting. The index recorded 45.1 points in Q3 up from 43.5 in Q2. Full report: Eurocham Business Confidence Index

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Is it time to abolish conditional business lines in Vietnam?

In an interview with Thoi Bao Tai Chinh last week, Cung Dinh Nguyen, the former Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management Research, took aim at conditional business lines and the corresponding business conditions. He says that to grow the private sector these need to be limited or even

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US product transfer firm opens factory in southern Vietnam

US firm Kurz, which specialises in thin-film transfers and decorative producs, has opened a factory in Vietnam’s Quy Nhon province, Plastics Technology is reporting. In the original press release, the company says it’s investing 35 million euros (US$37.5 million) in the new facility. It is slated to produce plastic finishings

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