Vietnam Trip Notes: The Next Global FDI and Supply Chain Hub?

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.

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Vietnam is Pointing the Way for ASEAN to Upgrade its Exports

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.

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