Mekong Research is a market research and strategic advisory firm that provides information on the markets of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

Established in 1997, Mekong Research is the longest-running company conducting business-to- business market research in the region. We help companies find opportunities, plan investments, target customers and increase sales.

Over the past 20 years, Mekong Research has studied a range of industries across multiple economic cycles. We have experienced first-hand the impact of a growing domestic market and opening of new foreign markets through trade agreements.

This long term perspective, combined with contacts developed over two decades in both government and the private sector, enables Mekong Research to provide its clients with insights, data and forecasts not available from other sources.


Christopher Moore

Mr. Moore is a US and British national and has conducted market research in Vietnam and Southeast Asia since 1995. He has completed consulting assignments in Vietnam for clients such as Credit Suisse, McKinsey Consulting, PPG, Mercer Consulting, Vinacapital, Bluescope Steel, Shell , PetroVietnam, PTT, and Siam Cement Group, among others.  Mr. Moore speaks Vietnamese and French and has conducted numerous assignments for the government embassies and commercial offices of Spain, Italy, New Zealand, Canada, Denmark, UK and the United States. 

Mr. Ngoc Vu
Vice President

Mr. Vu is a Vietnamese national born in central Quang Ngai province and currently based in Ho Chi Minh City.  Prior to joining Mekong Research Mr. Vu worked as a senior commercial officer at foreign consulates in Ho Chi Minh City.  Mr. Vu has expertise and manages projects in agribusiness, agrifood, construction materials and petroleum sectors. 

Mr. Nguyen Ngoc
Research Associate

Mr. Ngoc is Vietnamese national born in Hue and based in Ho Chi Minh City. He has worked with Mekong Research on projects related to heavy industry and the lubricants markets for the past nine years. Prior to joining Mekong Research, Mr. Ngoc worked for ExxonMobil lubricants, and was an authorized distributor for Eni, Hyrax and GS lubricants. In this capacity he developed numerous contacts in the construction, oil and gas,  and transport industries.

Ms. Navy Hort
Research Associate

Ms. Navy is based in Phnom Penh and has worked with Mekong Research for eight years. She has experience researching Cambodia’s fuels market, vehicle fleet growth, power plant developments, beverage and steel markets. Prior to joining Mekong Research she worked with the Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) conducting research on water resources, infrastructure, and agriculture. She has a master’s degree in Development Economics from Williams College in the US.

Mr. Nguyen Duc
Research Associate

Mr. Duc is a Vietnamese national based in Ho Chi Minh City. Duc has worked for Mekong Research for 11 years and specializes in IT and telecommunications industry studies.  Duc previously worked for a leading Microsoft distributor in Vietnam.  

"Mekong Research prepared a due diligence report as part of our analysis of an investment project we financed in Ho Chi Minh City. They delivered a very comprehensive and high-quality research report."

Le Hoai Anh

Vice-President Head of Vietnam Country Coverage

Credit Suisse


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