Winners of the annual Golden Dragon Awards were selected based on votes by readers of Vietnam Economic Times and the organizing board under stringent criteria. The board consists of leaders from key public agencies such as the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Union of Vietnam Scientific and Technological Associations and Vietnam Economic Times.
Vietnam Economic Times magazine is one of the country’s leading economic publications. Launched in 1992, it now has several different versions published in Europe, Asia and America. Held since 2001, the Golden Dragon Awards has become known among the community of foreign investors in Vietnam, supported and acknowledged as a prestigious prize by the country’s leadership, Foreign Invested Entreprises and readers of Vietnam Economic Times. Golden Dragon Awards is sponsored by the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the State Bank of Vietnam, the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations and the Vietnam Economics Association.