Publishing the Annual Economic Report of the Mekong Delta 2020 in English


Annual Mekong Delta Economic Report 2020 (hereinafter referred to as the Report) themed "Competitiveness enhancement for sustainable development" was conducted by a group of Vietnam’s leading economists and policy experts.

The Report, released by VCCI in Can Tho, is the first economic report in the country for the Mekong Delta region. The Report summarizes the regional achievements of the past decade and the limitations in the development process of the Mekong Delta.

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The Report was completed under the steering direction of Dr. Vu Tien Loc, Chairman of VCCI, Vice Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council for Administrative Procedure Reform. Presiding over content compilation and orientation was M.Sc. Nguyen Phuong Lam, Director of VCCI in Can Tho and Dr. Vu Thanh Tu Anh, Director of Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management, Fulbirght University Vietnam, a member of Prime Minister’s Advisory Group - Team leader and 20 experts in various fields participated in the implementation. Economic data are collected and synthesized by VCCI in Can Tho from many different sources and compiled by the authors.

The Report also noted the support from independent reviewers including leaders of Mekong Delta provinces, independent policy experts in Vietnam, and leading enterprises in the Mekong Delta's key economic sectors.

The report was completed and launched at a very meaningful timing of the country, the 13th National Party Congress, affirming that the economy is facing many new opportunities ahead. The report is expected to be a useful document to help the government and local authorities to utilize in its management and planning policies as well as advisory for the Party, the National Assembly, and the local Government to build a sustainable development orientation for the Mekong Delta.

With the above implications and in order to increase the spread of independent objective reports to international organizations, VCCI in Can Tho publishes the Annual Mekong Delta Economic Report 2020 in English. The translation is conducted and revised by VCCI in Can Tho and Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management to ensure the highest accuracy. Would you interested in the Report, you can download the PDF version at the following link:

Annual Mekong Delta Economic Report 2020