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California State University, Sacramento, EMBA Class Joins Marco Förster to Explore ASEAN Market Opportunities

Ho Chi Minh City, June 14, 2024 – Marco Förster, ASEAN Director at Dezan Shira & Associates, delivered a presentation to the EMBA Class of  California State University, Sacramento, during their study trip to Vietnam. The session focused on exploring ASEAN market opportunities with a specific emphasis on Vietnam, amidst evolving global supply chain dynamics. 

Marco provided an in-depth analysis of Vietnam’s strategic position in regional and global trade. He addressed topics ranging from the impact of Chinese goods attempting to circumvent tariffs through Vietnam or Mexico, political landscape and the Emerging Asia Manufacturing Index 2024. He explained that Vietnam’s ability to balance its relationship with global powers is because of its neutral foreign policy which remains consistent despite changes in the government.  

Marco emphasized the importance of understanding local nuances and navigating regulatory landscapes to effectively capitalize on opportunities in emerging economies like Vietnam for achieving sustainable success and growth in the market. 

The interactive session concluded with a vibrant exchange of ideas, reaffirming the EMBA cohort’s keen interest in leveraging ASEAN market insights for strategic business decisions. Marco expressed optimism about future collaborations with academic institutions and industry stakeholders, reinforcing Dezan Shira & Associates’ commitment to empowering not only enterprises but future leaders, with actionable insights for success in Asia. 

About Dezan Shira & Associates’ presence in Vietnam  

Dezan Shira & Associates is a leading consulting firm specializing in legal, tax and operational advisory services in Asia. The firm has a presence in Vietnam’s major cities, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang. The strong presence in Vietnam allows the firm to assist companies looking to invest or expand in Vietnam and throughout Asia by providing tailored solutions and strategic advice. 

 For more information on Vietnam, visit our Portal on Doing Business in Vietnam and Vietnam Briefing website. 

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