Indonesia provides an attractive destination for investments thanks to its natural resources, strategic location, and large population. In the past two years, Indonesia’s sustained an increase in FDI realization despite the pandemic, which has proven that foreign investors’ interest in the country remains intact.
Despite a year with economic and financial tensions, and a plethora of restrictions on foreign technology transfers to China, the nation kept its attractiveness to foreign investors and reached a record-high amount of both foreign direct investment and inflows of portfolio investment into listed onshore Chinese companies and government bonds.
Vietnam is a strong candidate for foreign investors from across the world. Its investor-friendly policies, extensive network of Foreign Trade Agreements (FTAs), economic and political stability, and cost-effectiveness are among the reasons Vietnam sustained positive FDI inflows throughout a heavily COVID-affected 2021. Investment in Vietnam is set for a robust rebound, as its economy is expected to strongly recover in 2022.