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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[4 March 2020]— The investment capital poured into Vietnam’s fintechs in 2019 accounted for 36 percent of total capital into Southeast Asia. The figure was zero percent in 2018. In 2015, fintechs began developing in Vietnam and the fintech community has been developing strongly since then, especially in Hanoi and HCM City. However, the number of fintechs in Vietnam remains modest if compared with other regional countries.

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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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