Economy & Trade

Japanese Crown Prince in Vietnam to Strengthen Bilateral Relationship


Japanese Crown Prince Akishino is currently visiting Vietnam to mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations with the burgeoning Southeast Asian nation. With this in mind, the Vietnam Briefing takes a look at how the relationship between these two nations has developed with respect to trade and investment.

Vietnam’s Cross-Border Payments Infrastructure and ASEAN


Vietnam’s central bank has signed a memorandum of understanding to develop its cross-border payments service system with five other ASEAN member countries.

Outcomes for Vietnam from Biden’s Visit to Hanoi


The US President was in Hanoi on Sunday and Monday to discuss upgrading US-Vietnam relations. Here are the key outcomes for Vietnam.

US President to Visit Vietnam September 10


It has been announced that U.S. President Joe Biden will be in Vietnam on Sunday to discuss upgrading ties with the rapidly developing Southeast Asian nation. In the lead-up to the visit, Vietnam Briefing discusses how U.S.-Vietnam trade relations are shaping up.

Hanoi Investment Profile: Key Performance Metrics


Vietnam Briefing looks at how Hanoi’s positive FDI attraction, talent, and infrastructure contribute to its strong business environment.

Vietnam’s Export Rebound: Is This the Beginning of a New Growth Cycle?


Vietnam’s exports are poised to rebound on the back of reduced inventories and increased foreign direct investment among other things, write Marco Forster and Alberto Vettoretti.

Singapore PM Visits Hanoi for Trade and Investment Talks


Singapore’s Prime Minister stopped by Hanoi this week to discuss the ongoing and fruitful bilateral trade between the two Southeast Asian nations. Here’s a quick overview of how that trade is progressing.

Ho Chi Minh City in 2023: A City Ready for Greater Foreign Investment


Vietnam Briefing profiles Ho Chi Minh City—a booming metropolis in the heart of Southeast Asia.

Capitalizing on Vietnam’s Healthy and Sustainable Living Trend: A Guide for International Retailers


Many Vietnamese consumers are being more careful when choosing fresh food in an endeavor to eat healthier. In this article, we discuss how international retailers can take advantage of this growing trend.

Binh Duong Province: Unveiling Opportunities in Vietnam’s Dynamic Retail Landscape


Aggregate retail sales of consumer goods and services have surged by 12.4 percent year-on-year in 2023 in Vietnam’s Binh Duong province.

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