Strong GDP growth supports rebounding M&A market

Strong GDP growth supports rebounding M&A market

Vietnam's economy is expected to grow by 8 per cent this year and 6.5 per cent next year, creating a pedestal for investment and business activities, especially the M&A market.
Navigating multiplied risks to ensure a brighter economy

Navigating multiplied risks to ensure a brighter economy

Flexible policies and a successful COVID-19 vaccination campaign have resulted in impressive progress in Vietnam’s economic prospects this year.
Potential global drawbacks to keep in mind for economy

Potential global drawbacks to keep in mind for economy

Vietnam’s economy faces multiple macro headwinds that have driven a flight to USD, inflationary pressure, and reduced appetite for foreign direct investment. So, what can Vietnam do to improve the situation?
The core factors for business success in Vietnam

The core factors for business success in Vietnam

Vietnam is a very interesting story about a rapidly developing economy. Truong Bui, partner at Roland Berger Vietnam, spoke to VIR’s Bich Ngoc about how top-tier strategy consultants support Vietnamese businesses in navigating a changing world.
Developing the economy through global value chains

Developing the economy through global value chains

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.
Vietnam is fifth most open economy in Asia

Vietnam is fifth most open economy in Asia

Vietnam ranks as the fifth most open economy in Asia out of 37 nations evaluated by Fitch Solutions in its Vietnam Trade & Investment Risk Report.
Tax deferrals help firms

Tax deferrals help firms

Tax deferral policies are giving significant support to enterprises to overcome difficulties and recover production and business in the post-pandemic period, experts have said.
Vietnam forecast to become second-largest economy in Southeast Asia by 2036

Vietnam forecast to become second-largest economy in Southeast Asia by 2036

Vietnam is forecast to become the second-largest economy in Southeast Asia after Indonesia and the 20th-largest economy in the world by 2036.
Vietnam needs independent and self-reliant economy

Vietnam needs independent and self-reliant economy

Vietnam needs an independent and self-reliant economy said experts at the Vietnam Economic Forum on June 5 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam's digital economy reaches $53 billion in Q1

Vietnam's digital economy reaches $53 billion in Q1

A meeting of the National Committee on April 27 revealed that the country's digital economy generated $53 billion in the first quarter of this year.
Economy on course to be stronger than projected

Economy on course to be stronger than projected

We expect Vietnam’s GDP to grow by 7.5 per cent in 2022 but would not be surprised if it grows at an even faster pace, driven by robust rebounds in Vietnam’s domestic consumption and construction activity, international tourism, and by the government’s $15 billion fiscal stimulus package.
Budgetary tweaks put economy on good foot

Budgetary tweaks put economy on good foot

Despite impairments in the economy and business revenues, Vietnam has decided to increase its budget deficit this year and next year in order to ensure state budget spending for the country.
Bracing for impact of Omicron variant

Bracing for impact of Omicron variant

The world is entering the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic and there is no definitive end in sight. Patrick Lenain, assistant director at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, analyses the prospects of Vietnam dealing with the latest variant and its ability to restart the economy in 2022.
Venture capital for Vietnam's startups reached $2.1 billion in 2021

Venture capital for Vietnam's startups reached $2.1 billion in 2021

Vietnam's startup scene is blossoming, securing a total sum of $2.1 billion in venture capital last year. The country's digital economy also hit $21 billion in 2021.
Spurring vibrant economic growth

Spurring vibrant economic growth

Vietnam is approaching 2022 with great hope that its economy will strongly bounce back from negative impacts of the past two years. Jacques Morisset, World Bank lead economist and programme leader for Vietnam, talked with VIR’s Thanh Thu about the New Year’s prospects and expectations.
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