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In the past few years, Southeast Asia (ASEAN) and particularly Vietnam have become a global investment hotspot which has received a lot of attention due to its relatively high economic growth rate. Vietnam, the economic leader in the region, is regarded as "The Rising Star'. It has received special attention because of its opportunity value recognized by worldwide investors, such as superior consistent government policy, additional free trade links, geographical location, young and productive workforce and low labor costs, etc.

Vietnam and supply chains based there have benefited from the massive inflow of foreign capital, and its GDP grew by 7.02% in 2019. According to recent data released by the Foreign Investment Bureau of the Ministry of Planning and Investment of Vietnam, the total foreign investment introduced by Vietnam in July was up to USD 3.15 billion, a year-on-year increase of 79.8% and a month-on-month increase of 76.2%, accounting for16.7% of the total investment in the first seven months in 2020.

So far lots of investment opportunities has been identified in Vietnam, however, what kind of investment opportunities are there? What are the prospects for investment in Vietnam?

To provide members with more information on these, AmCham Shanghai's Trade & Investment Center invites you for an online Webinar on September 10th from 9:30-11:00am with 4 honored speakers. These include former US government officials & corporate representatives in Vietnam that will share their insights on the overall business environment, future trends in investment opportunities and elaborate on the existing preferential policies.

The main topics will cover

  • Free trade agreements (FTAs) between Vietnam and other countries
  • Foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade situation in Vietnam
  • FDI incentive policies of Vietnam
  • Corporates registration information including standard setting up processes for 100% foreign owned companies & representative (sales) offices, labor cost overview, Employment & Business Immigration, Vietnam tax & accounting system
  • Mergers and acquisition (M&A) in Vietnam
  • Binh Duong Province
  • Becamex IDC Vietnam (


This is an online-only webinar. You will receive the confirmation letter with the join link & webinar ID from AmCham staff prior to the webinar.

Please note, if you plan to join using your mobile phone you will need to download the ZOOM App from your app store.

Sep 10, 2020

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (GMT+8)


  • Christopher W. Runckel (President and Principal at Runckel & Associates)

    Christopher W. Runckel

    President and Principal at Runckel & Associates

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  • Bill Dao (North America Representative at Becamex Vietnam)

    Bill Dao

    North America Representative at Becamex Vietnam

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  • Tom McClelland (Tax Country Leader at Deloitte Vietnam)

    Tom McClelland

    Tax Country Leader at Deloitte Vietnam

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  • Jonathan Moreno (General Director of Diversatek Vietnam)

    Jonathan Moreno

    General Director of Diversatek Vietnam

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