Vietnam SOEs: Structural Reforms Still in Doubt

Vietnam SOEs: Structural Reforms Still in Doubt

Vietnam’s economy has shown resilience in the face of global headwinds. In 2016 Vietnam GDP growth was an estimated 6.2 per cent — higher than the larger Asean economies of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. This growth has been bolstered mainly by robust domestic demand and strong performance in manufacturing exports. Yet the economic outlook is […]

ADB Affirms Support For Vietnam, Cautions on SOEs

ADB Affirms Support For Vietnam, Cautions on SOEs

The Asian Development Bank assured Vietnamese leaders last week that the organisation will continue to assist the country. Takehiko Nakao, the ADB’s president, met with a number of top ministers to discuss future cooperation and needs. Nakao affirmed that the ADB will provide about US$1 billion in sovereign lending to Vietnam annually. This lending will […]