Country Intelligence: Report: Vietnam

August 2013
Vietnam Country Monitor;Aug2013, p1
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The article offers an overview and forecast on the economy of Vietnam as of August 1, 2013. It states that policymakers in the country still struggle to revive domestic demand despite inflation is no longer a problem because of severe constraints to the state-owned banks and companies. It mentions the widespread of banks that underreport and misclassified assets to minimize provisioning requirements. It adds that Vietnam's dependence on imports for key production makes it prone to inflation.


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