북,미 양국과 우호적관계인 베트남에서 북미정상회담이 세계의 이목을 받으며 주최된것이 지난 달 말이었습니다. 양국 정상의 회담 결렬에도 불구하고 베트남은 그 중앙에서 수혜를 톡톡히 본것 같습니다.
국가 브랜드의 마케팅 효과는 수치로 환산하기 어려울 정도이고, 수 많은 방문객과 기자단으로 인한 직접적인 경제적인 이득, 미국기업들과 베트남기업들의 비즈니스 협약체결 및 직항노선에 대한 미국의 투자 등 호재가 이어지고 있습니다.
– Besides, the Summit has also brought significant impacts on Vietnam’s economy, which has attracted huge influx of international visitors and journalists. The image of Vietnam is promoted via international newspapers and other media.
Vietnamese airlines agreed to purchase new planes, engines, ad services from US companies with bilateral deals of over $21 billion. Highlight names of the deal are Vietjet (buying 100 Boeing jets and General Electric-develop LEAP engines), Bamboo Airways (buying 10 Boeing aircraft), and Vietnam Airlines (buying $100 million services and reservation systems). They are also seeking to launch direct flight to the US in order to shorten the flying time in the near future
According to the General Statistic Office (GSO), in the first 2 months of 2019, key economic industries has experienced a good start-off, for example:
- Processing and manufacturing sector increased by 11.5%
- Retail and consumption services increased by 12.2%
- Electricity production and distribution increased by 9.5%
- Water supply and waste treatment increased by 7.9%
The Fitch Solutions also predicted that the Vietnam’s growth rate will be higher than other ASEAN countries with 4.8%.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is currently collecting comments for the first revision of the draft law on the Law on Investment 2014. Some fundamental questions are what a foreign investor is, or which laws a firm selling stakes to foreign investor should follow. The draft law would raise foreign ownership in listed companies, SOEs, and private non-listed business that operate in a non-critical business sector to 100%.
Experts also hope that the amendments of the Law on Investment 2014 should base legal changes on Vietnam’s WTO commitments, where the foreign ownership limit (FOL) should extend instead of narrowing to facilitate international trade.
–Lastly, affordable housing is expected to continue being a key player in the market, supported by a long-term downward trend of overall household size and available mortgage types with flexible schemes.