VN – destination for private investors

15:07 | 10/07/2014

VGP ? As much as 51% of the private investors surveyed by Grant Thornton Viet Nam said that they will increase investment in Viet Nam in the next 12 months.

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According to the Grant Thornton Viet Nam, 32% of those responded said they will maintain their investment in the nation. 

Managing Partner of Grant Thornton Ken Atkinson indicated that the nation’s economy has to face challenges though the macro-economic stabilization has been improved and the economy showed signs of recovery.

The foreign capital will flow into Viet Nam through a number of merger and acquisitions activities in the future, he added.

Private investors are interested in the retails, food and beverage in Viet Nam, whose population now exceeds 90 million, according to the company.

The real estate, especially mergers and acquisitions, has caught investors’ interest.

At the Viet Nam Investment Forum 2014 held in late June in Ho Chi Minh City, domestic and foreign economists and investors acclaimed that among the emerging markets that are rising, Viet Nam remains the destination of foreign investment.

Evaluating the potentials of Viet Nam’s stock market, Dr. Marc Faber, director, advisor and shareholder of a number of investment funds that focus on emerging and frontier markets, forecasted that foreign investment poured into Viet Nam’s stock market tend to increase in the coming years.

By Thuy Dung