Attracting Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam – Opportunities and Threats
Journal of Investment and Management
Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019, Pages: 53-59
Received: Mar. 23, 2019; Accepted: Apr. 22, 2019; Published: May 15, 2019
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Hoang Anh Dao, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tan Trao University, Tuyen Quang, Viet Nam
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Foreign direct investment (FDI) has played an important role in boosting Vietnam’s economic growth with great contributions in terms of several aspects. Vietnam has recently signed in various international agreements and treaties ralated to global integration such as Free trade agreements (FTAs) with many countries, Comprehensive ASEAN Investment Agreement (ACIA) and Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). All of them has been opening hopeful opportunities to attract FDI into Vietnam in the next period of time. However, attracting FDI also has faced several threats from both inside and outside environment. The study focused on SWOT analysis of attracting FDI in Vietnam in the period of 2008-2018, and then gave some recommendations to improve Vietnam’s potential FDI attraction in the new period of the world economy.
FDI, Vietnam’s Socio-Economy, Opportunities, Threats, FDI Projects, Investment, Attracting
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Hoang Anh Dao, Attracting Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam – Opportunities and Threats, Journal of Investment and Management. Vol. 8, No. 2, 2019, pp. 53-59. doi: 10.11648/j.jim.20190802.14
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