BMI View: Visitor numbers have been strong in 2016 after a below-average 2015, and major international
hotel groups have initiated new developments. This expansion, by both international and domestic chains, is
expected to continue as companies look to capitalise on i ..."
BMI View: The Vietnamese economy is facing headwinds associated with harsh weather as well as adverse
conditions in global commodity trade. Nonetheless, we expect the situation to improve gradually over the
next year, mostly on the back of steady foreign direct invest ..."
BMI View: Following a lacklustre 2015, we expect 2016 to be a year of strong growth for Vietnam's
rebounding tourism sector. Rising visitor numbers from the Asia Pacific region, particularly China, as well
as improving European tourist numbers will, helped by with con ..."
BMI View: Vietnam is a relatively underdeveloped but rapidly growing retail market. A resilient economic
performance, rapidly rising household incomes, favourable labour market conditions and soaring tourist
arrivals are expected to remain the key drivers of investmen ..."
BMI View: In the long term, the outlook is good for Vietnam's retail sector. Modern retail has made
significant inroads into the largest cities, and as incomes rise and infrastructure improves, more people
should be able to access modern retail opportunities. The gove ..."
BMI View: Tourism is a growing industry in Vietnam and the sector has experienced some growing pains
in recent years. Poor service standards and uncertainty surrounding visa and investment regulations have
contributed to slowing growth rates and for much of 2015 inter ..."
BMI View: Vietnam's tourism industry is an important part of the country's economy, and enjoys strong
support from the government which works hard to incentivise investment and encourage travel from
abroad. Economic growth in key source markets and a competitive regio ..."
BMI View: Rapidly rising household incomes, favourable demographic profile, growing foreign investment
levels and lots of untapped opportunities make Vietnam one of the most attractive destinations for retailers
in South East Asia. That said, in absolute terms, the in ..."
BMI View: Vietnam is one of the most attractive destinations for retailers in the South East Asian region,
due to the booming economy that's growing at over 6% a year and is one of the most popular FDI
destinations. The rising household spending and young population r ..."
BMI View: Foreign retailers will continue to lead the growth in retail sales in Vietnam, owing to the
continued consumer preference for foreign labels. Moreover, private retail sector growth continues to
outstrip public sector retail. These considerations are drawing ..."