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  • Animal Feed in Demand as Ranchers Ramp up Operations in Vietnam

    Demand for animal feed in Vietnam has increased sharply as farmers and livestock ranchers increase activity in the nation following its economic recovery.
  • Betting on Vietnam: The Future of Southeast Asian Manufacturing

    While some analysts have been quick to point out several striking similarities between Vietnam and China’s economic rise, it must be appreciated that Vietnam is following its own unique roadmap for growth.
  • IT Parks in Vietnam: Present and Future

    Vietnam, home to seven IT development zones, will soon see construction begin on an additional 19 parks, in an effort to attract greater investment into tech development.
  • Tax, Accounting, and Audit in Vietnam 2014-2015

    Tax, Accounting, and Audit in Vietnam 2014-2015, which is out now and available for download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore, offers a comprehensive overview of the major taxes foreign investors are likely to encounter when operating a business in Vietnam, as well as other tax-relevant obligations.
  • Foreign Invested Firms Dominate Vietnam’s Garment and Textile Industry

    Despite their small overall number, foreign direct invested (FDI) firms account for 60 percent of Vietnam’s total garment and textile export revenue. According to the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association, there are 3000 garment and textile firms in Vietnam - 25 percent of which are FDI firms.

Economy & Trade

Animal Feed in Demand as Ranchers Ramp up Operations in Vietnam

Animal Feed in Demand as Ranchers Ramp up Operations in Vietnam

Demand for animal feed in Vietnam has increased sharply as farmers and livestock ranchers increase activity in the nation following its economic recovery.

Tax & Accounting

Tax, Accounting, and Audit in Vietnam 2014-2015

Tax, Accounting, and Audit in Vietnam 2014-2015

Tax, Accounting, and Audit in Vietnam 2014-2015, which is out now and available for download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore, offers a comprehensive overview of the major taxes foreign investors are likely to encounter when operating a business in Vietnam, as well as other tax-relevant obligations.

Legal & Regulatory

Vietnam Issues Circular 78 on Corporate Income Tax Incentives and Deductions

Vietnam Issues Circular 78 on Corporate Income Tax Incentives and Deductions

On June 18, 2014, Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance published Circular 78, which provides additional guidance regarding Decree 218 on corporate income tax incentives and deductions. The Circular will come into effect on August 2, 2014 and will be effective for the whole 2014 tax year.

Industries

Intel Builds First Made-in-Vietnam CPU

Intel Builds First Made-in-Vietnam CPU

On July 29, Intel announced that it had produced the first made-in-Vietnam CPU. By the end of this year, Intel expects to manufacture 80 percent of their CPUs for the world market in Vietnam.

Human Resources & Payroll

Foreign Companies Report Labor and Skills Shortage in Vietnam

Foreign Companies Report Labor and Skills Shortage in Vietnam

Despite a still recovering economy, demand for workers in Vietnam is seeing strong growth. However, supply and skills have not kept up with this increasing need.

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