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gE Module: Doing Business in Vietnam

This module provides a general overview for doing business in Vietnam. The module covers: why do business in Vietnam, Vietnamese culture, business culture, logistics and infrastructure in the country, and issues facing Vietnam in the 21st century such as environmental concerns, social concerns, and obstacles to business success. This module also includes a case study about how the Vietnam War effected Vietnamese modernization and industrialization.

Government Resources
Main Government Page chinhphu.vn
Statistics Office gso.gov.vn
Central Banks sbv.gov.vn
Stock Exchanges hsx.vn
Export Promotion Agency vietrade.gov.vn
Investment Promotion Agency fia.mpi.gov.vn
itpc.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

News Sites

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam Briefing is a monthly magazine and daily news service about doing business in Vietnam. It covers topics relating to Vietnam's economy, the market in Vietnam, foreign direct investment, Vietnamese law and tax. All published materials are written in-house by the foreign investment professionals at Dezan Shira & Associates and are available for purchase. 

Vietnam: Viet Nam News

The economy section of Viet Nam News provides economic highlights and current news. The site is updated daily.

Regulatory Agency Sites

Vietnam: Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has responsibilities such as studying problems pertaining to public health in Vietnam, advising public authorities and the population on health issues, ensuring officials' compliance with regulatory policies, and taking emergency measures to protect health. Although portions of the site are available in English, a majority is only available in Vietnamese.

Other Resources

Business in Asia

Business in Asia covers business, economic, and cultural topics for Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The site also offers statistical data for each country.

gE Module: Doing Business in Vietnam

This module provides a general overview for doing business in Vietnam. The module covers: why do business in Vietnam, Vietnamese culture, business culture, logistics and infrastructure in the country, and issues facing Vietnam in the 21st century such as environmental concerns, social concerns, and obstacles to business success. This module also includes a case study about how the Vietnam War effected Vietnamese modernization and industrialization.

Invest in Vietnam

Invest in Vietnam is a site that provides helpful information for those looking to invest in Vietnam. Information on the country's investment environment is included, such as relevant laws and investment procedures. The site also has sections that are regional specific, with information on the area's advantages and economic situation.

Vietnam Investment Review

The Vietnam Investment Review is Vietnam's leading international business newspaper. It was created by the Ministry of Planning and Investment to inform potential investors about the opportunities that Vietnam has to offer. The newspaper is circulated in 36 nations in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. The website is free and does not require registration.

Vietnam: Bizviet

Bizviet is a business-to-business portal where global suppliers, wholesalers, importers, and exporters can create trade opportunities with Vietnamese businesses through the posting of trade leads. New trade leads are posted daily in the "new trade leads" tab. Website users may browse through trade leads based upon industry on the homepage and also post their own leads by registering for a free membership with Bizviet.

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