Despite tremendous improvements in the last few decades, the environment to do business in Vietnam, and many Asian countries remain complex and challenging. Social progresses and environment norms in many cases lag far behind the business and economic boom in many of the countries in the region. Inequality is growing and poverty reduction is slowing down. These development issues remain and need to be addressed by innovative and tailor-made solutions which can fit to and work in the local contexts. Born ...

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[6 October 2018] — Việt Nam gained 84 points for the second quarter of 2018 in the Business Climate Index (BCI), up six points from the previous quarter, according to new data from the BCI survey, just released by the European Chamber of Commerce in Việt Nam (EuroCham). The latest BCI results show the sentiment of European businesses is at its strongest in 18 months, and just two points below the all-time high of the third quarter of 2016. EuroCham members reported an optimistic outlook on various ...

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The SME Policy Index is a benchmarking tool for emerging economies to monitor and evaluate progress in policies that support SMEs. The ASEAN SME Policy Index 2018 is a joint effort between the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East-Asia (ERIA), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on MSMEs (ACCMSME). Economica Vietnam contributed to the Index both in methodology and in specific country inputs.

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