Slowing Economy Raises Political Risk

April 2009
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Apr2009, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p1
Country Report
The article offers forecasts on the economic conditions in Vietnam for the year 2009 amidst political ructions in the country. According to the article, Business Monitor International Ltd. (BMI) see no major risk of mass unrest despite economic downturn which is predicted to an increase in public discontent with the Vietnamese Government. In addition, BMI also stresses the need for the government to step up its effort to resolve corruption issues among public officials.


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