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How Will Foreign Investment Change Vietnam’s Economy?

Vietnam’s cheap workers might not be the country’s stars for much longer: low wages helped to propel the communist nation to some of the fastest growth rates in the world, but analysts say it needs a new economic model now.Keep reading ...

Ha Nguyen

Outcomes of FDI-reliant economy

Vietnam’s economy has the highest ratio of exports against the gross domestic product (GDP) in the world. The ratio soared from 22% in 2005 to 203% in 2017 while the average ratio in the world is 28% and in China 19.6%.Keep reading ...

Vu Quang Viet

Vietnam moves to protect economy as US, China spar

With China and the United States as its largest export destinations, Vietnam is seeking ways to insulate itself from an escalating trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.Keep reading ...

The Strait Times Reporter

US-China trade war to help or hurt Vietnam’s economy?

The trade dispute between the U.S. and China, two of Vietnam’s top trading partners, could leave both positive and negative impacts on the country, as well as other Southeast Asian nations, business insiders and experts forewarned.Keep reading ...

Bao Anh

Challenges face Vietnam’s economy despite positive prospects

Vietnam’s economy had a good start in 2018 with a 7.38 percent GDP growth in the first quarter, but experts warn of challenges and risks ahead in the remaining months of the year as well as following years.Keep reading ...

Anh Hong

Coastal economic zones strive for low-carbon economy

Renovating technology, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and developing a low-carbon economy are methods being used by coastal EZs in the new development period. The Vietnam Marine Strategy, released by the Party Central Committee in 2007, says that coastal EZs will make up 53-55 percent of the ...

Thien Nhien

Restructure economy to boost new firms: official

Favourable conditions are needed to increase the number of new businesses and startups in order to realise the target of 1 million enterprises by 2020, an official has said.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam fears foreign investment affected by US tax bill

A tax overhaul passed by the U.S. Congress by the end of last year may affect Vietnam’s economy as American investors are likely to send their investment back home, where the income tax rate has been significantly slashed, Vietnamese economic experts have warned.Keep reading ...

Son Luong

Vietnam Bets Future of its Economy on Business Community

The business community will define the future of the Vietnamese economy in the coming decades and will be an important driving force to achieve the country”s prosperity, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said today.Keep reading ...

Prensa Latina Reporter

Where Is Vietnam’s Economy Headed as It Hosts APEC?

Outlook appears generally positive as Hanoi gears up for the meeting, but uncertainties still remain. Later this week, Vietnam will host regional leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting (APEC) in Danang. Keep reading   ...

Luke Hunt

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