November 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2008, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p4
Country Report
The article presents a risk summary on the political and economic condition of Vietnam for 2008-2009. Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung was advised by international businessmen and scholars to keep interest rates at 14% during their meeting in Hanoi on September 20, 2008. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth is forecast to slowdown to 6.5% due to the global financial crisis. Dong Nai province has imposed a halt on licensing investment projects in industrial parks.


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