Vietnam released the 2017 Economic Census, focusing on economic establishments, business activities, labor market, and outsourcing activities. Read more to know about the census results and how the FDI, State-owned, and non-state enterprises fare against each other.
Vietnam’s geography makes the country ideal for trade and supply chains, but the region is also prone to seasonal typhoons which can disrupt business. Read more to know about the impact of typhoons on business, industries that are affected, and how they can prepare to minimize losses.
Once the CPTPP is ratified, the potential for increased Canadian trade and investment in Vietnam, its largest trade partner in ASEAN is strong. Read more to know about their trade relations, the impact of CPTPP on businesses, and opportunities for Canadian investors.
To achieve its Sustainable Development Goals, Vietnam needs to focus on developing its private sector, along with increasing government revenues, reducing debts, and reforming state-owned enterprises. Read more to know about the private and public investment sources and what more needs to be done to bridge the funding gap.
For foreign investors, Vietnam’s M&A market offers huge opportunities in the public and private sectors. M&A transactions have increased since 2017 and will continue to do so in 2018. Read more to know about the major M&A sectors, regulations, investor concerns, and opportunities in 2018.
The Administrative Procedures Compliance Costs Index quantifies the cost that individuals and firms must bear to comply with administrative procedures. Read more to know about the cost and time spent on compliance activities.
The US-China trade war has accelerated the trend of manufacturers realigning their supply chains to minimize risks. In addition to its geographic proximity, Vietnam offers several advantages for such businesses. Read more to know about the ways to minimize risks and what makes Vietnam a viable alternative.
The legal review of the EU Vietnam FTA recently concluded. Now both parties will review the Investment Protection Agreement, which aims to protect investors and investments. Read more to know about the agreement, protection mechanism, tribunals, and alternative dispute settlement procedures.
Vietnam jumped 25 spots in the World Banks’s recent Logistics Performance Index, ranking 39th among 160 countries and 3rd among ASEAN member states. Read more to know the improved indicators and areas where it needs to focus to increase trade competitiveness.
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.