The number of foreign investors in Vietnam becomes booming in recent years. Investment counterparts majorly come from European, American and Asian countries. As to June 2014, there are 656 projects with the total capital of US$4.85 billion.
By virtue of conducting accurate Vietnam foreign investment policy, the 25-year period of foreign investment in Vietnam proves the importance of enterprises with foreign owned capital in Vietnam socio-economic development and employment.
On Oct 13, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended a business forum between Vietnam and Belgium. The forum contributes to favor of investors in Vietnam. In this forum, PM Nguyen Tan Dung also answered many questions from representatives.
In 2015, Phu Quoc Island is expected to appeal more investors to develop in the fields of economy, infrastructure and tourism. In the time to come, the island will attract more investors and tourists to come here to invest and travel.
Up until now, Australia has 320 direct investment projects in Vietnam that are valid for a total registered investment capital of more than $ 1.65 billion US dollar. These projects are mostly in South Central Coast of Vietnam.
According to the survey on production and business activities of Japanese enterprises in Vietnam carried by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), approximately 66% Japanese enterprises still tends to expand business in Vietnam.
In the downtrend of FDI in Vietnam, Japanese enterprises tend to pay more attention in the fields of retail, technology transfer, banking, finance and service in Vietnam instead of the manufacturing sector as before.
According to the statistic of Foreign Investment Department - Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam processing industry has attracted more than US$ 24 billion from Korean investors.