Month: July 2020

Vietnam ascends the value chain

Vietnam is one of today’s most sought-after destinations for companies looking to move production to Southeast Asia. The country achieved this by integrating into the global economy and by liberalizing its domestic business and investment policies.

Vietnam Drives the Fast Lane

Growing at an annual rate of 20% to 30%, Vietnam’s automotive sector is the fourth largest contributor to the country’s GDP.

Vietnam: Star of Post-Covid ASEAN

Spire Research and Consulting will share its views and findings on the high-opportunity sectors in the Vietnam market and how foreign companies can tap into them.

Refilling to reduce the global plastic binge

The war on plastic has seen the launch of a new online service that will deliver products ranging from soft drinks to washing powder and shampoo in refillable containers, such as durable metal, glass or plastic containers that can be returned and reused.

Crude oil prices and the environment

Travel bans created a 33% decline in demand for oil, while the ill-timed price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia led to excess supply of discounted oil. With the world’s oil storage capacity almost full, oil prices are at its lowest point since the 1990s.