CAN A FOREIGNER START A COMPANY IN VIETNAM? & FDI / EODB TRENDS

If you are investing in the Vietnam stock market and hoping it gets upgraded in the not-too-distant future to emerging market status, you want to be seeing signs the country is further embracing the free market and being open to foreign investment. Let’s take a look how open Vietnam is for a foreign businessperson to … Continue reading CAN A FOREIGNER START A COMPANY IN VIETNAM? & FDI / EODB TRENDS

WHY DO FOREIGNERS LIKE ME INVEST IN VIETNAM, IS VIETNAM REALLY “OPEN”?

On my blog I have thus far mostly looked at foreigners investing in Vietnam via the stock market. Even if you are only looking at investing in Vietnam this way, it is still important to understand the pulse of the economy beyond Vietnam’s listed companies. That was in part why in an article on the … Continue reading WHY DO FOREIGNERS LIKE ME INVEST IN VIETNAM, IS VIETNAM REALLY “OPEN”?

CAN A FOREIGNER BUY REAL ESTATE IN VIETNAM?

Whilst the purpose of this website was to explore how best to invest in the Vietnam stock market, investing is about relative choices so we cannot completely ignore other asset classes. With cash and bonds increasingly offering lower yields I thought it is worthwhile here to turn our minds towards property in Vietnam. There might … Continue reading CAN A FOREIGNER BUY REAL ESTATE IN VIETNAM?

WTF WITH THE LONG LIST OF VIETNAM ETFs? THE ONE GUIDE YOU NEED HERE

A couple of months back I wrote a blog post looking at a few of the best Vietnam ETFs to invest in. I had a bias to the ones that had been around since about 2009 and listed on key stock exchanges on New York and London. VIETNAM ETF LIST - THE COMPLETE GUIDE Even … Continue reading WTF WITH THE LONG LIST OF VIETNAM ETFs? THE ONE GUIDE YOU NEED HERE

SHOULD I INVEST IN THE VIETNAM STOCK MARKET DIRECTLY?

My guess would be that most readers interested in getting exposure to Vietnam’s stock market would naturally lean to some sort of managed fund, whether that be active or passive. So what would lead an investor to bravely go into the world of frontier stock market investing by picking a bunch of stocks themselves to … Continue reading SHOULD I INVEST IN THE VIETNAM STOCK MARKET DIRECTLY?

HOW CAN FOREIGNERS INVEST IN THE VIETNAM STOCK MARKET? – A GUIDE TO ALL OPTIONS

Articles that focus on whether foreigners can invest in the Vietnam stock market often focus on direct ownership of the shares. I shall focus on this aspect to the question towards the end of this blog post, but it is worth noting some other important points. That foreigners can get exposure to the Vietnam stock … Continue reading HOW CAN FOREIGNERS INVEST IN THE VIETNAM STOCK MARKET? – A GUIDE TO ALL OPTIONS