October 2009
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2009, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p4
Country Report
The article reports on political, economic, and business risk in Vietnam for 2009. The government has granted amnesty for 5,459 prisoners as part of the National Day celebrations. Foreign direct investment (FDI) disbursements are expected to be weaker in 2009 than the estimated $11-12 billion U.S. in 2008 because its key investors are just emerging from recession. Officials from the country and Cambodia are planning to put up a state-owned joint venture rice mill.


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