Vietnam is expected to see a surge in foreign direct investment (FDI), thanks to various factors such as free trade agreements, the trade war between China and the United States on Vietnam, and stronger interest in merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, reported Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper. An employee at a foreign-invested firm in Long Hau Industrial Park in the southern province of Long An – PHOTO: NLD Many financial experts considered the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un, held in the capital city of Hanoi on February 27-28, an opportunity for Vietnam to score points with potential investors. They noted this event was the next success in the country’s international integration efforts. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership came into effect early this year, and the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement is expected to be signed soon. These factors are likely to provide … [Read more...] about Foreign direct investment in Vietnam expected to surge
Why foreign direct investment is important
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been appraised by many researchers, as an important contributor to the economic growth and development of nations (Borgean. C. 2015). However, there seems to be a required trend of performance for any economy to attain a sustainable flow of FDIs and maximise the expected benefits to the best of its national interest, especially when the welfare of its population is at its forefront. Some economies tend to attract more FDIs than others while some sectors of the economy tend to receive more FDIs. Worldwide, FDIs tend to flow from developed to developing economies, though the current trend seems to be changing direction, where Chinese FDIs are currently flowing to US. Rwanda, a developing economy, was strongly devastated by the tragedy of genocide during which over 1 million people were massacred, valuable assets destroyed, and rebuilding the nation would not be a one country’s task, rather efforts from within and outside the country… the … [Read more...] about Do Foreign Direct Investments contribute to Rwanda’s economic growth?
Overall rise stable while the medical equipment sector increases fivefold China's high-tech industry saw growing capital inflows in the first four months of 2018, with a significant increase of foreign direct investment in the country's medical equipment manufacturing sector in particular. Ministry of Commerce data show national FDI remained stable from January to April, increasing 0.1 percent year-on-year to reach 286.7 billion yuan ($44.92 billion). The number of newly established foreign invested companies soared to 19,002, up 95.4 percent year-on-year. The medical equipment manufacturing sector increased fivefold year-on-year in the first four months. In the January to February FDI report, the annual growth rate was 321.8 percent, with investment speeding up in the next two months. Behind that soaring growth is the high market potential of the world's second-largest high-tech medical equipment sector and the gradual relaxation of foreign capital restrictions. According to … [Read more...] about Home/ MacroHigh-tech leads foreign direct investment growth
The West of the Romania is closer to the European Union and the highways that connect the country with the Western European markets. Unsurprisingly, foreign investments in the region are significantly higher than in the rest of the country. This is highly visible in the auto industry, in which major companies have opened production sites for components that get shipped to factories in other countries. The stock of foreign direct investments in the four counties in the western region of the country (Timis, Arad, Hunedoara and Caras-Severin) doubled between 2008 and 2016 to EUR 5.6 billion, most of them concentrated in the automotive sector, according to an analysis of PwC Romania, presented at an automotive sector conference held today in Timisoara. Of these, most foreign direct investments were attracted by Timis County (EUR 3.5 billion) and Arad County (EUR 1 billion). “We decided to organize a car conference in Timisoara because the western part of the country brings together a … [Read more...] about Foreign direct investments four times higher in the West of Romania compared to the rest of the country
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