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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[2 May 2020] — Gradual recovery from some of Vietnam’s key trade partners are plugging gaps in the disrupted global supply chain and helping the Southeast Asian nation take advantage of new opportunities arising despite the challenging times. After nearly four months of border closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the last few days tens of thousands of containers of cargo have been cleared to move between Vietnam and China, where many major industrial companies have resumed production. ...

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"Corporate Governance Frameworks in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam" is a new publication by OECD in cooperation with Economica Vietnam under the OECD - Southeast Asia Corporate Governance Initiative. Launched in 2014, the initiative supports the regional development of vibrant and healthy capital markets through the advancement of corporate governance standards and practices. Recognizing the specific reform needs of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam arising from their stage in ...

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