Foreign direct investment into Vietnam rose by 9.2 percent from a year earlier to USD 1.55 billion in January 2019. In addition, FDI pledges for new projects, increased capital and stake acquisitions - which indicate the size of future FDI disbursements - surged 51.9 percent to USD 1.9 billion. The manufacturing and processing industry is set to receive the largest amount of investment (62.4 percent of total pledges), followed by professional activities, science and technology (9.7 percent) and real estate (9.3 percent). Japan was the biggest source of FDI pledges in January (19 percent of total pledges), followed by South Korea (18.3 percent) and China (16.1 percent). Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam averaged 6.34 USD Billion from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 19.10 USD Billion in December of 2018 and a record low of 0.40 USD Billion in January of 2010.

Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam is expected to be 4.50 USD Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam to stand at 20.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Vietnam Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 22.50 USD Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-26 03:45 AM Foreign Direct Investment $15.1B $13.25B $15.1B
2018-11-26 08:15 AM Foreign Direct Investment $16.5B $15.1B $16.5B
2018-12-26 03:30 AM Foreign Direct Investment $19.1B $16.5B $19.1B
2019-01-28 10:00 AM Foreign Direct Investment $1.55B $19.1B
2019-02-26 08:30 AM Foreign Direct Investment $1.55B
2019-03-26 08:30 AM Foreign Direct Investment $ 4.5B
2019-04-26 07:30 AM Foreign Direct Investment


Vietnam Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -816.00 -811.00 2258.00 -3888.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 1244.00 4300.00 9471.00 -10823.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.90 3.00 6.00 -12.70 percent [+]
Imports 21300.00 20446.00 22000.00 740.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 22100.00 19635.00 23480.00 537.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 86952.00 77827.00 86952.00 10345.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.50 103.42 109.77 94.81 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1.55 19.10 19.10 0.40 USD Billion [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1501.80 1374.20 1501.80 529.40 Thousand [+]
Terrorism Index 0.66 0.00 0.66 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 2295.00 3000.00 10710.00 -5250.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 239.00 241.00 415.00 125.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.55 19.10 19.10 0.40 1991 - 2019 USD Billion Monthly
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