Due Diligence Vital as Vietnam’s SOE Sale Gathers Pace

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Due Diligence Vital as Vietnam’s SOE Sale Gathers Pace

After 25 years of rhetoric about state-owned enterprise (SOE) reform in Vietnam it appears that there is finally some real progress. PetroVietnam, Vietnam Airlines, Vinatex (the textile conglomerate), and Saigon and Hanoi Alcohol Beer and […]

Vietnam Banking Sector Still Not Corruption Free

Vietnam Banking Sector Still Not Corruption Free

As Vietnam begins reign-in red-tape and divest its extensive, state-owned enterprise (SOE) holdings, increasing attention is being focused on their corporate governance. A string of probes have uncovered an array of corruption and negligent activities, […]

Vietnam’s FTAs Offer Challenges & Chances

Vietnam’s FTAs Offer Challenges & Chances

When Dung Quat Refinery announced on February 24 th, 2016 that it was encountering difficulties selling its gasoline and gasoil due to Vietnam’s FTAs (free trade agreements) with Korea and Asean, one had to ask […]