Feature Publications

Competition Distortions Dossier

The quarterly Competition Distortions Dossier is not an analytic and exhaustive research but rather a collection of articles and small analysis based on reliable published sources. It not only covers reforms and policies that the Government of Vietnam have put in place in the period which is likely to have an impact on the competitive process but also deals with cases of violations of the above-mentioned laws and regulations.

Standard Newsletter

The Newsletter on Standards & Quality (Standards Column) is published on a quarterly basis for advocacy purpose. The Newsletter will provide an update summary of news related to standards and quality not only in Vietnam but also in the regional and international context.

Economic Update

The Economic Update, covering one topical issue for each volume, is intended as an information resource for anyone who is keen on various aspects of economics. The updated figures and analysis on the macro economy, trade and investment, competition and regulation given in this paper, though inadequate and unclassified, would help the readers with more insight into the context of the ASEAN countries, especially regarding how these countries are striving in the face of the global crisis.

Lastest News & Events

Bangkok, 23 August 2018 Delivering his keynote speech at a conference entitled “Unlocking the potential of the digital economy in India and Southeast Asia”, jointly organised by CUTS International (www.cuts-international.org), the India-based international research and advocacy group and Thammasat University’s India Centre, Mr. Pansak Siriruchatapong, Vice Minister for Digital Economy and Society of Thailand shared rich information about how Thailand is going digital on all fronts, from human resources, infrastructure to government services and entrepreneurship development. Similarly, several “Digital India” initiatives are also being deployed with remarkable success, as shared by Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Commercial Representative of the Embassy of India in Thailand.
April 5, 2018 Uber Technology Inc.’s plans to sell its Southeast Asian business to ride-hailing rival Grab is inviting antitrust scrutiny on multiple fronts, creating a major test case for the region’s young competition agencies. Singapore and Vietnam launched investigations, the Philippines summoned the two companies for questioning, and Malaysia put both parties on notice. The regulators are asking whether the deal will lead to higher prices, fewer choices for consumers, poor service, or data privacy infractions.
August 31, 2017 - HCM CITY — Potential benefits and challenges for the digital economy and new-age regulations for new-age businesses were discussed at a workshop in HCM City on August 30, 2017. Pradeep S Mehta, secretary general of CUTS International, said: “The digital economy is about three things: big data, advanced analytics, and the Internet of Things. And it is undeniably changing the nature of the job market, corporate competition and corporate infrastructure.

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