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How will Vietnam cope with the impact of the US-China trade war?

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalISEAS Perspective
Issue number2018 No. 74
DateAccepted/In press - 2 Nov 2018
DatePublished (current) - 21 Nov 2018


In the short term, Vietnam may benefit from the US-China trade war through replacing Vietnam’s Chinese exports of goods to the US market and the relocation of China-based manufacturers to Vietnam. The Vietnamese government's strategy to address these external trade tensions is to enhance macro-economic stability, mitigate exchange rate volatility, and participate in trade agreements to maintain export growth. However, in the long term, the US China trade war presents challenges to Vietnam's export-led and foreign investment-led growth model.

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