Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam has grown exponentially in the last three decades. Thanks to its economic reforms and integration into the global economy, the country is now considered to be among the most open economies in Asia in terms of FDI receipts.
Vietnam has posted strong and robust economic growth since the opening-up of its economy in the late 1980s.
The last decade saw an acceleration in Japanese companies shifting their business model further from export-oriented domestic production toward foreign direct investment or FDI-driven overseas production.
Situated on the northern coast of the Borneo island is Brunei Darussalam, a country blessed with natural endowments driving its employment and economic growth.
The COVID-19-induced economic recessions worldwide have put downward pressure on cross-border investments. FDIs in emerging and developing economies in Asia are projected to subside by up to 45 percent in 2020 according to the UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2020.
The Philippines has witnessed a rapidly rising trend of foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows since the 2008/09 Global Financial Crisis.