Determinants Affecting Economic Growth: The Case of Viet Nam


  • Nguyen Anh Tru Newcastle Business School Faculty of Business and Law. The University of Newcastle New Space, Level 6, 409 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW 2300


Determinants, Economic Growth, Viet Nam.


Economic growth can be seen as one of priorities of the Vietnamese Government in recent years. This article aims to investigate factors affecting economic growth of Viet Nam in the last 40 years (1977-2016). Our results demonstrated that share of exports, foreign direct investment, value added of agriculture, forestry and fishery sector, and ASEAN participation had positive impacts on economic growth, while imports negatively affected economic growth of Viet Nam. Lastly, policies are recommended to the Vietnamese Government to enhance economic growth.




How to Cite

Tru, N. A. (2018). Determinants Affecting Economic Growth: The Case of Viet Nam. International Journal of Business & Economics (IJBE), 3(1), 1–11. Retrieved from