Ethnic Chinese in Vietnam and Their Identity

  • Tran Khanh
  • Ta Huu Phuong


In the last decade, the open-door policy and economic reforms of Vietnam, as well as the improved economic and diplomatic relations of Vietnam with the Southeast Asian countries where many ethnic Chinese reside have led to the resumption of the roles played by the ethnic Chinese in Vietnam’s economy. The ethnic Chinese community once again became influential in the development of the domestic trade, and the restoration and diversification of business links between Vietnam and the region. It seems that changes in Vietnam in the last decade have also contributed to the ethnic Chinese being better integrated with the larger Vietnamese community.


Chinese Communist Party Chinese Language Chinese Immigrant Chinese Community Chinese Migrant 
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  • Ta Huu Phuong

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