German retailer ends operations in Vietnam after 12 years
Chairman of the EU-ASEAN Business Council explains why foreign investors are interested in Vietnam
The mega project was first announced in 2013 and has seen quite a few hiccups since
Business registration is easier and foreigners have virtually no restrictions in owning property
Workers in the sector are paid $309 on average a month, higher than their peers in private and foreign companies
Details on ownership ratios, scopes of investment
South Korea retains its ranking as the biggest foreign investor in Vietnam, followed by Malaysia
The list includes real estate and providing services in tourism, entertainment, computing, research and development, information, leasing, transportation, construction, healthcare...
Samsung group has pledged more than $12 billion of investments in Vietnam.
The deal fell through after years of negotiation, local media reported
New trade agreements will make Vietnam much more appealing to foreign investors by lowering tariffs and speeding up reforms
The government now owns a 89.6 percent stake in the country's largest brewer
Exports missed target, first trade deficit in 4 years
It is the second South Korean retailer to break into the Vietnamese market
But the hopes could be belied if Vietnam does not improve its business environment