January 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p5
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The article forecasts on Vietnam's economic performance for 2007. The country's economy is expected to expand, before growth accelerates to 8.2 in 2007 on the back of large foreign direct investment inflows. Vietnam's World Trade Organization entry should attract large multinationals, which will then generate opportunities for supporting domestic firms. Domestic demand is expected to remain strong.


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