Vietnam's Power Elite Scuttles Coal
But not without a struggle
By: David Brown
For a quarter-century, Vietnam’s economy has been growing at an average annual rate of more than six percent. The country’s leaders’ ambition, according to a Communist Party congress in January 2021, is to be a "high income developed country" by 2045, with a per capita income of US$18,000 in current US dollars. But that isn’t likely unles…
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