The next US-North Korea meeting is scheduled to take place in Vietnam. Not only has it piqued our interest but the Korea-Vietnam relationship is already flourishing. Perhaps due to its female population? Perhaps due to the deep financial and resource links between the two nations.

A high female workforce-participation rate, a vestige of the war, helps the country exploit its demographic dividend. That’s good news for foreign money.

Women run some of Vietnam’s best-performing companies.

For every male early-stage entrepreneur there are 1.4 female ones.

Women also contribute to 40% of the nation’s wealth, nearly on par with China.

“Ladies in Red make a Bull Case for Vietnam”

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