The creation of the AFTN demonstrates the region’s strong commitment to act promptly and firmly together to address emerging challenges.
Asian supply chains are evolving from a focus on efficiency to an emphasis on balancing efficiency and resilience. Simultaneously, there is an ongoing push to “green” supply chains as part of a global effort to fight climate change.
This next issue in the Trade Wind Series presents the key takeaways from staff’s discussions in Vietnam, which is that the country has the potential to become a global FDI and supply chain hub if appropriate measures and structural reforms are undertaken.
After the sharp slowdown in the first quarter of this year, Vietnam’s economic growth has picked up subsequently, with signs of increasing new orders and improving business confidence.
In the wake of the U.S.-China trade conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a notable shift in rhetoric toward supply chain independence and security, consequently challenging China's position as the leading global exporter. Across ASEAN, Vietnam appears to have benefited the most from the rearrangement of global export markets.
AMRO Director Kouqing Li paid courtesy calls to AFTN members during the Annual Consultation Visit to Vietnam.
AMRO Senior Economist Wanwisa May Vorranikulkij talked to Vietnam Investment Review about the economic outlook for Vietnam.
With a mobile phone penetration rate among the highest in ASEAN, Vietnam has emerged as a frontrunner in the financial digitalization race in the region.
Bond market development and integration with international capital markets are hallmarks of economic growth.
Watch the highlights of AMRO’s 2022 Annual Consultation Report on Vietnam. AMRO staff forecasts Vietnam’s economy to rebound by 7% in 2022 on the back of strong external demand and…