Foreign direct investment into Vietnam rose by nearly 7 percent year-on-year to USD 10.55 billion in January to July 2019. In addition, FDI pledges for new projects, increased capital and stake acquisitions - which indicate the size of future FDI disbursements – surged from a year earlier to USD 20.22 billion. The manufacturing and processing industry are set to receive the largest amount of investment (71.5 percent of total pledges), followed by real estate (7.3 percent) and wholesale and retail sector (5.4 percent). Hong Kong was the biggest source of FDI pledges in the first seven months of 2019 (26.9 percent of total pledges), followed by South Korea (15.5 percent) and China (12.3 percent). Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam averaged 6.35 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 14.10 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 10.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Vietnam Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 25.10 USD Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-26 09:30 AM Foreign Direct Investment Apr $5.7B $4.1B $5.4B
2019-05-29 08:30 AM Foreign Direct Investment May $7.3B $5.7B $7.3B
2019-06-28 08:30 AM Foreign Direct Investment Jun $9.1B $7.3B $9.5B
2019-07-26 08:00 AM Foreign Direct Investment Jul $10.55B $9.1B $10.5B
2019-08-28 08:30 AM Foreign Direct Investment Aug $10.55B $12.1B
2019-09-28 08:30 AM Foreign Direct Investment Sep $14.1B
2019-10-26 08:30 AM Foreign Direct Investment Oct $16.2B


Vietnam Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 200.00 1940.00 2258.00 -3888.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -616.00 1244.00 9471.00 -10823.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.00 2.90 6.00 -12.70 percent [+]
Imports 22400.00 19490.00 23190.00 740.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 22600.00 21430.00 23480.00 537.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 109178.60 86952.00 109178.60 10345.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.50 103.42 109.77 94.81 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10.55 9.10 19.10 0.40 USD Billion [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1315.80 1185.40 1588.20 529.40 Thousand [+]
Terrorism Index 0.66 0.00 0.66 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows -1268.00 2295.00 10710.00 -5250.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 233.00 240.00 415.00 125.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Vietnam Foreign Direct Investment

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.55 9.10 19.10 0.40 1991 - 2019 USD Billion Monthly
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