From 2018, Vietnam’s import tariffs on automobiles from ASEAN will be reduced to zero percent, leading to further competition in the country. Read more to know about the import tariffs, the effect on local manufacturers, and the steps government should take to support domestic firms.
Vietnam’s stature as a market for agricultural goods is set to increase with a combination of government support and rising local demand. Read more for our take on the country’s current challenges, emerging opportunities and the government’s new restructuring plan for 2017-2020.
Southeast Asia is encountering solid economic growth with little roadblocks projected in the future. Learn why real estate in Vietnam, in particular, is primed to benefit from these conditions in the first installment of a two part FDI report from Squawk Advisors.
Demand for education in Vietnam is booming on the heels of strong economic growth and rising incomes. Read more as we break down the market’s opportunities and detail existing challenges in 2017.
With investor-friendly policies and immense potential of its renewable energy sources, investors are taking note of the country’s focus on renewables. Read more to understand the current scenario, future potential, and what more needs to be done for quicker adoption and development of the sector.
Vietnam is aiming to move towards a 90 percent cashless economy by 2020 by reducing cash transactions and increasing electronic payments. With supportive regulatory changes, implementation of new technologies, increased banking penetration, entry of fintech firms, and growing internet penetration, achieving the target seems challenging, but achievable.
In the face of rising power consumption, Vietnam has implemented a campaign to encourage solar power spearheaded by Decision No. 11/2017/QD-TT. Read more to understand the incentives and policy adjustments being made under the decision and how this may turn the tables for investors.
Outsourcing e-commerce logistics is an increasingly important trend in Vietnam offering significant potential for foreign investors. Read more to understand the gaps in the Vietnamese logistics market and the learn more about the companies which are already beginning to fill them.
Vietnam is rising rapidly as a tourist destination in South East Asia. Read more to understand how key cities are keeping pace with the likes of Bangkok and learn where challenges may arise when investing within the sector.
Vietnam’s exports of aquaculture produce are predicted to reach US$13 billion by 2020. Read more to understand current growth trends and the policy actions needed to sustain the seafood industry’s future competitiveness