Legal News
07 23 2018

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has granted 206 franchise licences for foreign brands in Viet Nam since 2007, reports from the ministry showed.

07 20 2018

In light of the latest moves by the Ministry of Health, the door for domestic and foreign private investors to join public-private partnership projects in Vietnam’s lucrative healthcare sector will open in the next few months.

07 20 2018

Weak credit institutions in the process of restructuring and dealing with bad debts will be put under special control in accordance with the Law on Credit Institutions, according to a decree being drafted by the Ministry of Finance.

07 20 2018

The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) has approved a plan to remove or simplify 257 business conditions under its management.

07 18 2018

Vietnam should undertake more ambitious reforms to tackle remaining distortions and capacity constraints, increase investment and reduce the external surplus amidst strong economic growth, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommended in its 2018 Article IV consultation with Vietnam released recently.

07 17 2018

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has proposed to raise the foreign ownership limit for airlines to 49 per cent, as well as removing the difference in charter capital between international and domestic airlines.

07 15 2018

Italian businesses are flocking to Vietnam to find opportunities in a wide range of fields, from footwear to interior design products.

07 14 2018

Amid narrowing credit sources and rising lending interest rates, property developers have been diversifying their capital mobilisation channels, including calling for foreign investment.

07 13 2018

New preferential policies have encouraged both local and international firms to invest in renewable energy, according to authorities.

07 13 2018

Many foreign giants have invested in Viet Nam’s leading e-commerce platforms even as they incur big losses, as they continue to see the long-term potential of the country’s rapidly expanding online shopping sector.

07 11 2018

The lack of flexibility in tax incentive policies and the authorities’ delays in helping foreign investors to complete licensing procedures are two factors hindering foreign investors in Vietnam.

07 07 2018

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) refused granting an investment registration certificate to Hong Kong investor OneEnergy Asia Limited to develop the Vung Ang 2 thermal power plant.

07 06 2018

Hau Giang Pharmaceutical Joint Stock Company, DHG Pharma, has completed the procedures to lift the foreign ownership cap from its current rate of 49 per cent to 100 per cent, effectively abolishing the cap altogether.

07 02 2018

Nine new laws will become effective on July 1, 2018, including the Law on Public Debt Management; Law on amendments and supplementations to some articles of the Law on Overseas Representative Missions of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.

07 02 2018

Valuating assets and examining damage in the State’s compensation liability; increasing basic salary; supporting enterprises with projects in the lines of technology transfer are among the newly issued policies that take effect in July 2018.

06 29 2018

Soaring foreign investment in the M&A sector may turn the tides of continuously decreasing FDI inflows in the first six months of the year, especially with the appearance of billion-dollar projects.

06 28 2018

Together with Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, Vietnam is one of the first priorities of foreign investors in infrastructure and real estate development.

06 28 2018

Since June 19, public-private-partnership (PPP) investment projects have been implemented according to Decree 63/2018/ND-CP (Decree 63). This decree, was signed by the Prime Minister on May 4, replaces Decree 15, which was in effect from April 10, 2015. Decree 63 prescribes the fields, conditions, order and procedures for investment in the form of PPP. Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai Thang talks with Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times) about this issue.

06 27 2018

Viet Nam’s total import and export turnover this year reached an estimated US$204.72 billion by June 15, up 13.2 per cent over the same period last year, the General Department of Customs reported.

06 27 2018

Besides calling for capital in the form of public-private partnership (PPP), Ho Chi Minh City is deploying multiple experimental investment models to mobilise private capital to invest in medical projects.  

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