Foreign investors head to Vietnam, lured by young population willing to spend

An FPT Shop electronics device store.

Vietnam’s retail industry, among the fastest growing in Asia, has become prime attraction for foreign companies that have experienced slowing growth in their home countries.

Retail has accounted for almost 40 per cent of the total deals since 2015, driven by electronics sector. Dinh Thi My Loan, chairwoman of the local retailer association, said that Vietnamese retail firms chose M&A to expand their business and increase competitiveness.

Bring stories like this into your inbox every day.

Sign up for our newsletter - The Daily Brief
Subscribe to Newsletter