Vietnam’s economy grew in Q1 as factories resumed production. However, external headwinds like supply chain disruption, labor shortages, and inflation pose challenges.
In this Q&A with Marco Förster and Dang Trinh, we overview the RCEP, its history, future developments, and the benefits expected for Vietnam.
Vietnam’s economy is expected the benefit the most from the RCEP as per the World Bank. Contributing factors include reduced tariffs, rules of origin, and trade facilitation measures.
To achieve a sustainable export-led growth, Vietnam’s supporting industries need to be more competitive and increase participation in the global supply chains.
The Vietnamese government has been making several regulation changes to incentivize foreign investors to invest in state-owned enterprises.
Vietnam Briefing discusses key considerations that foreign investors need to be aware of when choosing one of Vietnam’s industrial zones for investment.
Vietnam Briefing looks at the impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on Vietnam including specific sectors such as tourism, transport, and energy.
Vietnam Briefing provides an overview of Vietnam’s import and export industry, as well as a number of industry snapshots, including e-commerce, automotive, and textiles.
Vietnam Briefing underlines the strong Vietnam-Singapore ties on the sidelines of Vietnam’s PM state visit to the island state.
Vietnam Briefing explores why Vietnam remains an attractive destination for US businesses contributed by a growing bilateral relationship.