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01 28 2021

Viet Nam remains an attractive destination for foreign investment, including from Thailand, because it is a large and growing market, Tanee Sangrat, Director General of the Department of Information and Spokesman of the Foreign Ministry of Thailand, has said.

01 28 2021

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has warned about the increasing use of foreign peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in Viet Nam with potential risks of black credit.

01 21 2021

While the laws on investment, enterprises, and funding under the public-private partnership model are appreciated by local and foreign stakeholders, they also await additional guiding documents to manoeuvre their projects effectively and safely through the legal landscape.

12 28 2020

Earlier this month the Government’s amendment of tax regulations for ride-hailing services, which increases the tax they actually pay, was a topic of hot debate in the media.

12 25 2020

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has proposed special policies for large State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to make them spearheads in key industries of the economy.

12 24 2020

Viet Nam has become the fastest growing national brand in Brand Finance’s ranking this year, with its brand value skyrocketing by 29 per cent to US$319 billion.

12 22 2020

Viet Nam aims to be an attractive destination for investment in low-emission energy, given the country’s huge power demand for development coupled with the national strategy of sustainable energy development with the priority on renewable energy.

12 21 2020

The new Law on Investment 2020 and Law on Enterprises 2020 are expected to ease some of the prolonged difficulties of businesses in Vietnam.

12 17 2020

HCM City authorities have issued guidelines to speed up the issuance of land use and home ownership certificates to buyers to prevent disputes with housing developers.

12 16 2020

Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Huy Dung urged enterprises to speed up digital transformation as it is essential for business growth.

12 15 2020

Complicated laws relating to production and business activities require enterprises to study basic provisions of the laws, especially rights and obligations in contract transactions, according to Nguyen Thanh Tu, head of the Ministry of Justice’s Department of Civil and Economic Laws.

12 09 2020

Institutional and legal reforms will be the key factors in business development over the next five to 10 years in Viet Nam, experts have said.

12 05 2020

From December 5, 2020, commercial banks in Vietnam are obligated to provide information on taxpayers' bank accounts and transactions to the tax department.

12 03 2020

Cross-border transactions are in the crosshairs as Decree 126/2020/ND-CP - the latest regulation on tax administration - is to come into effect on December 5, said senior tax officials in a press conference on Tuesday.

12 02 2020

After the lull period due to the pandemic, mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam’s consumer goods and retail market are expected to thrive again as both local and foreign investors are targeting the country’s huge consumer demand.

11 30 2020

More drastic reforms of construction-related administrative procedures must be carried to improve transparency and reduce costs for enterprises, heard a conference organised by the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), the Ministry of Construction and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Ha Noi last week.

11 26 2020

E-commerce offers businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) a direct reach to international customers, boosts their sales, speeds up the marketing process and saves costs, experts have said.

11 25 2020

Experts at the Vietnam M&A Forum 2020 dive into the key elements of successful deal execution, especially in fast-moving consumer goods and property, and discover how emerging technology trends could reshape the landscape.

11 24 2020

Mergers and acquisitions are expected to receive a push in the months to come on the back of new rules on separation and merger of projects, taking effect from early 2021. However, more legal clarification may have to be made to welcome new deals.

11 21 2020

ASEAN countries need to choose between recovery based on wasteful competition for investment or coordination, cooperation, and joint hands to generate sustainable tax revenue to spend on health, education, and other public goods that are essential to fight poverty and inequality.

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