Vietnam will likely survive on a two-scenario forecast for economic growth this year, at either 6.56 per cent on the safe side or at as high as 6.81 per cent, according to the latest VEPR report.
Growth of Vietnam’s economy is projected to moderate to 6.6 per cent in 2019, driven by credit tightening, slower private consumption and weaker external demand, according to World Bank.
Vietnam's economic growth is expected to slow down to 6.7 per cent next year in the context of weaker external environment.
Outlook of Vietnam's economic growth in 2019 will be a picture mixing the grey shade of things to look out and the pink shade of things to look forward to, according to influential economist Dr. Vo Tri Thanh.
The growth rate of Vietnam economy in 2018 was raised to 6.8 per cent by the World Bank, making Vietnam become one of the few countries having enhanced growth prospects.
Vietnam’s economy continued to perform strongly in the first half of 2018, however, it remains vulnerable to external and domestic challenges, according to Asian Development Bank.
Vietnam’s richest man earns more in a day than the poorest person earns in 10 years, according to an Oxfam Report which further specifies that despite this economic progress, the divide between the rich and poor has continued to grow.
Despite the significant contribution of FDI to the growth of Vietnam's economy, there are still many opposing views from experts concerning about the over reliance of Vietnam on foreign enterprises.
Vietnam would experience strong GDP growth this year and next, as it continues to attract FDI inflows and expand their manufacturing base, according to the head of Asia research at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd.
The Vietnamese government will have appropriate improvisation instead of floating the exchange rate under the context of escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, according to economic experts.
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