Country Risk Summary: VIETNAM

October 2004
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2004, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p4
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This article focuses on the political and economic risks in Vietnam and discusses its business environment. The Vietnamese government has released the leader of a banned Buddhist group from house arrest in Ho Chi Minh City seven months early. Le Quang Liem was placed under house arrest in March 2002 after he was accused by police of planning to set himself on fire in a Ho Chi Minh City park to protest the government's restrictions on religion. Vietnam's central bank has warned that it will keep a tight rein on the money supply and the exchange rate to prevent inflation from rising.


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