Over the past three decades, Vietnam has witnessed incredible growth. Viet Nam has risen from one of the poorest nations in the world to Lower Middle-Income Country status, lifting tens of millions out of poverty, cut infant mortality in half, and increased life expectancy by almost 7 years, and increasing per capita GDP tenfold since reforms started in the early 2000s.
Evaluating the industry’s export potential, International Economics Consulting Ltd. (IEC) developed a cooperative sector export strategy. The strategy addresses both the national and grass-roots level which have remained challenges for export development.
The project implemented within the Expert Deployment Mechanism for Trade and Development (EDM) Programme funded by Global Affairs Canada, which provides technical assistance to Official Development Assistance eligible countries to maximise the development impacts of trade and investment.