What Determines Export Participation of Private Domestic Manufacturing SMEs in Vietnam?

Nguyen Trong Co, Tran Duc Hiep, Huong Van Vu
2015 Asian Social Science  
This study provides for the new evidence of factors determining export participation of private manufacturing SMEs in Vietnam. Using a recent national survey in 2011 about private manufacturing SMEs, we find that while more years in business does not affect the probability of firm exporting, firm with smaller scale have a lower likelihood of exporting. The results also indicate that innovation has a positive effect on exporting probability of firms implying that encouragement of innovative
more » ... of innovative activities play an important role in promoting exporting participation of private domestic SMEs.
doi:10.5539/ass.v11n15p70 fatcat:o5irxnxl6zhcbffq7zl3bbs3fy