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Singapore firms show resurgent interest in Vietnam

The pull factors: its rising middle class, business-friendly policies, its benefiting from the US-China spat and rising opportunities in many sectors

Vietnam clocked 6.8 per cent growth last year, making it one of the fastest-growing economies. Its currency has been stable, and new laws and a crackdown on graft have improved the business environment.


SINGAPORE firms are looking towards Vietnam again, after an earlier wave of interest was disrupted by the global financial crisis and a domestic slowdown.

The pull factors this time around are Vietnam's rising middle class, its business-friendly policies and expected...

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