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Improving the Foreign Direct Investment Capacity of the Mountainous Provinces in Viet Nam

Discussion Papers


by Nguyen Binh Giang
April 2008


The main purpose of this research is to suggest policies to improve the foreign direct investment attraction capacity in Northern Mountainous Provinces of Vietnam in short and medium-term. Though this region has huge potentials to develop, but poor infrastructure, remote location and bad FDI climate have hindered the FDI inflows. This research focuses on FDI climate factors, pays attention on region’s constraints, and suggests policy for three levels consisting of national, regional and provincial levels.

Keywords: international investment, long-term capital movements
JEL classification: F21, O18

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