Economy & Trade

Recap: Vietnam’s Economy in 2023


With Christmas just 10 days away and the New Year just a week after that, we look back at the key events that shaped Vietnam’s business environment in 2023.

Chinese President Xi Jinping Visits Hanoi to Talk Trade and Investment


The leader of Vietnam’s northern neighbor has been in Hanoi for two days to discuss a range of issues including trade and investment. In this article, Vietnam Briefing provides an overview of what trade looks like between these two countries.

Vietnam’s National Green Growth Strategy: Unpacked


Last week, Vietnam released its Resource Mobilisation Plan (RMP) for the Just Energy Transition Partnership it formed last year. But the RMP is just one pillar of a multifaceted approach to Vietnam’s green energy transition, in this article Vietnam briefing looks at one other: the National Strategy on Green Growth Strategy.

50 Years of Luxembourg-Vietnam Relations Sees Two-Way Trade Stronger than Ever


Vietnam and Luxembourg celebrated 50 years of diplomatic relations last month. To mark the occasion, Vietnam Briefing looks at the trading relationship between these two countries.

Vietnam – Hong Kong Opportunities Abound As Bilateral Trade Expands


Hong Kong is Vietnam’s fifth largest investor with growing bilateral trade in multiple sectors. Here’s a brief overview of their relationship.

National Assembly Working Group Talks Trade in Portugal


Members of Vietnam’s National Assembly on a working visit to Europe this week met with key decision-makers in Portugal. Here’s what they discussed and what trade looks like between Portugal and Vietnam.

A Vietnam Olympics? Investment and Opportunities


It was recently suggested that closer ties between the US and Vietnam could pave the way for Vietnam to host the Olympics. So, is the prospect of Vietnam hosting the world’s biggest sporting event realistic? And, if so, how could foreign investors play a role in making it happen?

Danang Development Plan to 2030 Approved


A master plan for the development of Danang between now and 2030 has been officially approved by the Prime Minister. Here’s what’s on the agenda for Vietnam’s third-biggest city.

Dutch, Vietnam PMs Talk Trade and Investment in Hanoi


Outgoing Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte was in Hanoi last week talking up trade and investment between the Netherlands and Vietnam. Here’s what was achieved in his two-day stopover and how trade and investment are shaping up between these two nations.

PM Returns from Saudi Arabia After Fruitful Trade and Investment Talks


The Vietnamese Prime Minister has returned from Saudi Arabia where increasing trade and investment with the wealthy Middle East nation was high on the agenda. Here’s what was discussed.

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