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Investment Opportunities in Vietnam

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Investment Opportunities in Vietnam

  1. 1. www.duanemorris.com ©2010 Duane Morris LLP. All Rights Reserved. Duane Morris is a registered service mark of Duane Morris LLP. Duane Morris – Firm and Affiliate Offices | New York | London | Singapore | Los Angeles | Chicago | Houston | Hanoi | Philadelphia | San Diego | San Francisco | Baltimore | Boston | Washington, D.C. Las Vegas | Atlanta | Miami | Pittsburgh | Newark | Boca Raton | Wilmington | Cherry Hill | Princeton | Lake Tahoe | Ho Chi Minh City | Duane Morris LLP – A Delaware limited liability partnership OLIVER MASSMANN - Partner, General Director DUANE MORRIS VIETNAM LLC INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN VIETNAM 1
  2. 2. www.duanemorris.com AGENDA: • WHY INVESTING IN VIETNAM? • VIETNAM’S RECENT INTEGRATION TO REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY • CONCLUSION 2
  3. 3. www.duanemorris.com Vietnam 2015 Economy at a glance • GDP: US$204 billion • GDP per capita: US$2,109 • GDP Growth: 6.68 % (compared to 5.98% in 2014, highest in the past 5 years) • Inflation: 0.63% (lowest in the past 10 years) • Population: About 91.70 million • Labor force aged 15 and above: 54.61 million • Total export and import turnover: : US$ $327.76 billion (10% increase) • Minimum wage: VND 3.5 million (US$ 156) per month (Jan 2016) 3
  4. 4. www.duanemorris.com Vietnam – From 1980s till now 4 1980s – Rice Importer Now – 2nd Rice Exporter Worldwide
  5. 5. www.duanemorris.com Vietnam to be Asia’s second fastest growing country 5 2016: 6% according to World Bank Asia’s second fastest growing country, only after India Vietnam tops 6 European countries in the Global Competitiveness Index
  6. 6. www.duanemorris.com Vietnam has the fastest-growing middle and affluent class in the region 6
  7. 7. www.duanemorris.com Vietnam’s Free Trade Agreements 7
  8. 8. www.duanemorris.com WTO ANALYSIS OF LIBERALIZATION OF MARKET ACCESS Vietnam ties in first place with Singapore • *Typical restrictions: number of opened sectors, JV requirement, limits on foreign-owned shares, permission requirement 8 Country Limitation of market access* Country Limitation of market access* Malaysia medium Myanmar high Indonesia medium Cambodia medium Philippines medium Laos medium Singapore low India high Thailand medium China medium Brunei high Vietnam low
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  10. 10. www.duanemorris.com AEC Market Snapshot – Asia’s main investment hub • GDP: US$2311.3 billion (2012) • GDP per capita: US$3748.4 (2012) • Population: 620 million, 60% under the age of 35 • AEC % of world GDP: ~3.3% • AEC % of world population: 9% • AEC’s merchandise exports: US$1.2 trillion - ~54% of total ASEAN GDP and 7% of global exports • If ASEAN were one economy, it would be the 7th largest in the world – 4th largest by 2050 if growth trends continue 10
  11. 11. www.duanemorris.com EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement 11
  12. 12. www.duanemorris.com12 790 million people 40% global GDP 1/3 global trade
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  15. 15. www.duanemorris.com TPP and AEC intersection 15 Thailand Malaysia Brunei CanadaAustralia Cambodia Indonesia Myanmar Peru Philippines Japan Laos Mexico New Zealand Singapore The United States Vietnam Chile
  16. 16. www.duanemorris.com Questions & Answers
  17. 17. www.duanemorris.com DUANE MORRIS VIETNAM LLC Thank you very much! HANOI OFFICE HO CHI MINH CITY OFFICE Pacific Place, Unit V1307/08, 13th Floor, Suite 1503/04, Saigon Tower 83B Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem District 29 Le Duan Street, District 1 Hanoi, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Tel.: +84 4 39462200 Tel.: +84 8 3824 0240 Fax: +84 4 3946 1311 Fax: +84 8 3824 0241 Contact email: omassmann@duanemorris.com 17
  18. 18. www.duanemorris.com References (1) 18
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