The US – China trade war has had some clear benefits on Vietnam. Vietnam Briefing discusses some of the advantages and possible outcomes of the tariffs on Vietnam.
The Thu Thiem new urban area is an upcoming area in District 2 of Ho Chi Minh City. Living in Asia gives us an insight into upcoming developmental projects including the progress on the Ho Chi Minh metro.
How to Set Up in Vietnam – out now and ready for download on the Asia Briefing Bookstore details company structures for foreign businesses looking to enter Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City, driven by its rapid urbanization and economic development is determined to develop into a major regional economy in Southeast Asia. Read more to know about the city’s current growth drivers and how the city plans to transform itself into a megacity.
Ba Ria – Vung Tau is one of the major economies and investment destinations in the country. The region serves as a major industrial hub and trade gateway due to its numerous industrial parks, deep-water seaport, and numerous foreign-invested manufacturing companies. Read more to know about its economic growth, foreign investments, infrastructure, and priority sectors.
Vietnam’s ranking dropped by 10 places in the latest Corruptions Perceptions Index, despite its significant efforts in fighting corruption, as it needs to focus on a more comprehensive approach to tackle corruption. Read more to know about its index, regional comparison, and what more needs to be done.
Vietnam has issued new guidelines for the management of medical devices, which will impact foreign manufacturers and suppliers of medical equipment. Read more to know about the changes in classification, registration, and import regulations of medical devices.
Since January 1, 2019, enterprises in Vietnam need to self- inspect for compliance of the labor law. Read more to know about the scope of the inspection, employer obligations, and procedures to conduct the annual inspection.
The Voluntary Partnership Agreement between Vietnam and the EU will improve forest management, reduce illegal logging, and increase timber exports value. Read more to know about the agreement and how it will impact trade and forest management in Vietnam.
Supply chain shifts to Vietnam are gathering momentum, helped by China’s rising labor costs and the US-China trade war. Read more to know about the major industries that are already shifting and why Vietnam features prominently as a manufacturing alternative to China.