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The article explains the risks and opportunities faced by foreign companies, especially Japanese companies, in expanding investment in the Vietnamese market. After investing in Vietnam, companies face many opportunities and risks. The article uses analytical, comparative and qualitative methods to analyze potential factors and reveal effective solutions. The results show that Vietnam has many factors to attract foreign investment, including some key factors such as political stability, a young and cheap labor force source, low-level economic growth. In addition, the growth model that relies heavily on trade and exports also makes the Vietnamese economy more vulnerable to external shocks. Solutions need to be examined more carefully to attract potential investment sources from all regions of the world. However, the growth of foreign direct investment in Vietnam is one of the main drivers of Vietnam’s economic development, but it also has its downsides.