Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

VIETNAM’S STAR RISES, AS DOES ONE OF ITS LEADERS

VIETNAM’S STAR RISES, AS DOES ONE OF ITS LEADERS
The 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting participants in Danang. Wikimedia Commons

By Kavi Chongkittavorn

Bangkok Post-Oct 16

At the outset, three important characteristics of Vietnam must be recognized.  First, despite its economy not yet being considered a market economy, Vietnam has the region’s most extensive network of free trade agreements with foreign countries. Its economic growth continues at an average of 7%. It is the economic powerhouse of ASEAN.

Read more at: https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1558706/vietnams-star-rises-as-does-one-of-its-leaders

First published in: Bangkok Post

 

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