Despite tremendous improvements in the last few decades, the environment to do business in Vietnam, and many Asian countries remain complex and challenging. Social progresses and environment norms in many cases lag far behind the business and economic boom in many of the countries in the region. Inequality is growing and poverty reduction is slowing down. These development issues remain and need to be addressed by innovative and tailor-made solutions which can fit to and work in the local contexts. Born ...

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[8 December 2019] — In alignment with global investment changes, an increasing amount of German firms are turning their heads towards Vietnam, seeking to venture into partnerships with local conglomerates in order to tap into the country’s growth potential. According to the MPI, as of November 20, Germany had 349 valid investment projects in Vietnam, registered at $2.04 billion, ranking 18th among 132 countries and territories with investment in the Southeast Asian nation,

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The study “Vietnam Private Sector – Productivity and Prosperity” is implemented with an aim to give an overview of the private sector in Vietnam, the constraints, challenges, and opportunities facing the sector. The study is implemented with support by the Mekong Business Initiative (MBI). In 2017, the Resolution of the 5th plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee was issued, affirming the need to promote the private sector to be the driving force of Vietnam’s socialist-oriented market economy...

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