Vietnam

Vietnamese M&A Landscape: Promising Themes

December 14, 2018 | by Lien Nguyen - Global Research and Analysis Team

 A lucrative market for inbound M&A, Vietnam has seen M&A activity surge over the past few years, supported by the country's positive macroeconomic fundamentals and favourabl...

Intra-ASEAN Trade Analysis

June 19, 2018 | by Lien Nguyen - Global Research and Analysis Team

 The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises 10 members: Brunei, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The diverse cultu...

ASEAN Macroeconomic Trends: Indonesia Warns Against USA-China Trade War

May 22, 2018 | by Lien Nguyen - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Indonesia: Bank Indonesia Warns Against “USA-China Trade War”  Bank Indonesia (BI) held its regular Board of Governor’s Meeting, and on 19 April, it decided to keep...

Thai Billionaires vs Korean Chaebols: the Battle for Vietnamese Consumers

May 7, 2018 | by Lien Nguyen - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Given the recent massive USD 4.8 billion acquisition of 54% of Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corporation (SABECO) by the Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, the Vietnam’s con...

Vietnam Auto Industry at Crossroads: Tariffs and Barriers

March 29, 2018 | by Lien Nguyen - Global Research and Analysis Team

In recent years, there has been dramatic increase in investment interest in Vietnam. This is largely due to the consumer boom and rise in household incomes. The automobile industry i...

Malaysia Continues to Exhibit High Growth; Low Inflation Rates in Thailand and Singapore Call for Attention

March 19, 2018 | by Lien Nguyen - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Key Focus for February  In February, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia released their 4Q 2017 GDP statistics, while Singapore announced revised figures for the same...

Asia ex Japan M&A Report – December 2017

February 27, 2018 | by Lien Nguyen - Global Research and Analysis Team

Gains recorded in M&A deals targeting Asia ex Japan in November were pared in December.  The volume and value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals targeti...

Malaysia Raises Policy Interest Rate to Avoid an Overheated Economy; The Philippines Maintains Strong Growth

February 26, 2018 | by Lien Nguyen - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Indonesia: Additional Measures Taken to Alleviate Economy by Raising Cash-Deposit Ratio  Indonesia’s Bank Indonesia (BI) held its Board of Governor’s Meeting, where...

Vietnam’s State-owned Enterprises Divestment Targets: Striking a Delicate Balance

October 5, 2017 | by Lien Nguyen - Global Research and Analysis Team

In December 2016, the Vietnamese government issued several decrees on restructuring and divesting state-owned enterprises (SOEs) for 2016–2020. One particular decree, No. 163/2016/ND...

Vietnam’s Budget Puzzle

September 10, 2015 | by Lien Nguyen - Global Research and Analysis Team

Government Must Privatise and Restructure, or Increase Borrowing  Amid shrinking income from several sectors, the Vietnamese government is faced with the increasingly challenging ta...

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