August 29, 2023 | 09:00
One of the most striking changes over the decades has been Vietnam’s shift from one of the world’s most closed economies to one of the most open, in terms of trade and foreign direct investment to GDP ratios.
July 25, 2023 | 11:00
Vietnam’s GDP growth accelerated in Q2 of 2023 compared with Q1, but the annual growth rate of under 4 per cent during the first half of 2023 was well below the official 6.5 per cent target.
January 05, 2023 | 13:00
Vietnam is ushering in 2023 with new prospects on the horizon and challenges aplenty. Senior economist Raymond Mallon writes about the developments, risks, and opportunities for the Vietnamese economy in the new year.
September 01, 2022 | 09:30
Vietnam is boosting its integration into global value chains. Economist Raymond Mallon writes about how the country has been improving living standards, the role of global economic cooperation, and how Vietnam is moving beyond labour-intensive manufacturing.
February 05, 2022 | 09:55
Last year, I was overly optimistic about the time it would take to control the pandemic and to ease domestic and international travel restrictions. But despite continuing uncertainties, the prospects for the Vietnamese economy have improved since the 6.02 per cent contraction in the very difficult Q3 of 2021, and there are now reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the prospects for a return to stronger economic performance in 2022.
October 08, 2021 | 08:00
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is attracting the attention of potential new member economies. Senior Australian economist Raymond Mallon writes about how possible enlargement will impact Vietnam’s economy, trade, and investment attraction, and potential obstacles and opportunities.
September 02, 2021 | 08:00
Over the past half century, Vietnam has recorded impressive socioeconomic development achievements. To mark Vietnam’s National Day this week, senior economist, Raymond Mallon provides a perspective on factors that have helped boost investment and living standards in Vietnam, and offers suggestions on recovering from the current pandemic.
March 01, 2018 | 15:31
While rumours circulate of the US potentially re-joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, renamed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ...