* Vo Tri Thanh is a senior economist at the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) and a member of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council. The holder of a doctorate in economics from the Australian National University, Thanh mainly undertakes research and provides consultation on issues related to macroeconomic policies, trade liberalisation and international economic integration. Other areas of interest include institutional reforms and financial systems. VNS … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?
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Giorgio Aliberti Ambassador of the European Union Delegation to Vietnam, photo VOV These new foundations provide a good basis for expanded trade and investment opportunities. Vietnam is by far the biggest exporter of goods to the EU in the ASEAN – almost twice as much as the second strongest exporter, Singapore. Unfortunately, the trade is very unbalanced: Vietnam only buys a third of the products from the EU that Singapore buys, leading to big trade deficits. Regarding FDI, the EU is the largest investor in ASEAN countries, ahead of Japan and China. However, the EU is only the fifth-largest FDI partner of Vietnam. Is this an indication that there is room for FDI growth from EU companies to invest in Vietnam and what does this imply for trade? … [Read more...] about How the EVFTA and EVIPA will help Vietnam lure investment
The recall covers 2,568 Toyota Vios cars assembled in Vietnam between September 2007 and December 2008, and 145 imported Toyota Corolla cars produced between January 2004 and April 2005, according to a statement submitted by the automaker to the Vietnam Register. … [Read more...] about Toyota Vietnam recalls 2,700 cars over faulty airbags
World Soccer recently released its September edition titled “The 500 Most Important Players on the planet”, including Vietnamese star Quang Hai on the list. The article states, “All Vietnamese fans are wondering why one of the best attacking midfielders in Asia has not yet moved to Europe, and where he will end up when he does eventually go.” Most notably, Quang Hai is the only Vietnamese footballer to make the list. Indeed, whilst he does not have a high value in the transfer market in comparison to some hot prospects in Europe and South America, he is widely considered to be the greatest talent currently playing in Vietnamese football. He has a good record across various age groups for the Vietnam national team, claiming the runner-up title at the AFC U23 Championship 2018, and winning the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 as well as SEA Games 2019. In its special edition, Quang Hai’s image has been placed alongside Brazilian star Neymar who holds the record … [Read more...] about Quang Hai named among 500 most important players globally