The OECD/Korea Policy Centre fosters the exchange of technical information and policy experiences relating to the Asia Pacific region in areas such as health statistics, pension reforms and social policy and expenditure.
The European Union Social Protection Systems Programme (EU-SPS) presented its new report on extending social insurance coverage among Viet Nam’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on 26 November.
Economic growth in Emerging Asia, the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), China and India, is expected to remain stable in the near term. Average real gross domestic product (GDP) in the region is expected to grow by 6.6% in 2018 and 6.5% in 2019.
Peer review is a core element of OECD work. Viet Nam’s competition law and policy was peer reviewed during the 2017 Global Forum on Competition on 7-8 December 2017. Access the final report.
This 2018 OECD Guide provides a comprehensive overview of the competition laws and practices of 22 selected jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific region.
This initiative supports ASEAN capital market integration in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, benefitting from international experience, especially that of other Southeast Asian economies.
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In Viet Nam, young persons aged 15-29 currently account for a quarter of the country’s population. This is the highest youth population ever for Viet Nam, providing the country with a unique socio-economic development opportunity. Young people represent an asset for the nation’s prosperity which can only be tapped if they have access to quality education, healthcare, decent employment and active social and political lives.