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  • Key ASEAN Industries in Vietnam for Foreign Investors

    As Vietnam experiences greater integration into the ASEAN community the country is seeing strong growth in a number of industries, among the key business areas are electronics, information and communications technology, textiles and apparel, and medical devices. Foreign investors seeking to find the next man...
  • Asia Briefing Ltd. Announces New Logo for Vietnam Briefing

    Asia Briefing, the business publishing house owned by professional services firm Dezan Shira & Associates, is proud to announce the introduction of its new logo for Vietnam Briefing. Just as Vietnam is currently going through dynamic changes in its economy and culture, we felt it was time to create a logo tha...
  • Transferring Capital and Profit Into and Out of Vietnam

    Foreign exchange control is a paramount concern of all foreign investors entering into Vietnam, as regulations on capital inflows and outflows have a great influence on operations and profit. These transactions include transferring capital into and out of the country, opening and using bank accounts, borrowin...
  • Understanding How to Hire and Pay Staff in Vietnam

    Having a clear understanding of how to hire and pay your employees in Vietnam is crucial to ensuring your company's success. In this article we take you through the regulations surrounding the hiring of employees and provide a discussion on wages.
  • Vietnam-U.S. Relationship Shows Continued Signs of Improvement, TPP Progressing

    Recent high-level government meetings have confirmed that Vietnam and the United States are continuing to strengthen their bilateral relations. Among the important agreements are trade deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the removal of a US arms embargo. In 2015, the two countries will cel...

Economy & Trade

Vietnam Consumer Confidence On The Rise

Vietnam Consumer Confidence On The Rise

Consumer confidence levels in Vietnam have exceeded 100 points for the first time since 2012, currently standing at 102 points, according to survey results released last week by global information and measurement firm Nielsen. The four point quarterly increase is “the highest level recorded since Q4 of 2013,” notes Nielsen Vietnam managing director Vaughan Ryan, who adds that this shows “positive signs” but that “it is important to acknowledge that overall, Vietnamese consumers are still very cautious as the economy and job security are still the main concerns.”

Tax & Accounting

Rahmenerweiterung der Einkommensteuer für ausländische Unternehmen in Vietnam

Rahmenerweiterung der Einkommensteuer für ausländische Unternehmen in Vietnam

Hanoi – In einem kürzlich veröffentlichten Rundschreiben hat die vietnamesische Regierung den Einflussbereich der Einkommensteuer für ausländische Unternehmen (EstAU) erweitert. Das Rundschreiben 103/2014/TT-BTC, herausgegeben vom Finanzministerium, ersetzt das vorherige Rundschreiben 60/2012. Das Aktuelle trat am 01. Oktober 2014 in Kraft. Die Einkommensteuer für ausländische Unternehmen ist die wichtigste Steuer, die der vietnamesische Staat Unternehmen gegenüber erhebt, die […]

Legal & Regulatory

Transferring Capital and Profit Into and Out of Vietnam

Transferring Capital and Profit Into and Out of Vietnam

Foreign exchange control is a paramount concern of all foreign investors entering into Vietnam, as regulations on capital inflows and outflows have a great influence on operations and profit. These transactions include transferring capital into and out of the country, opening and using bank accounts, borrowing foreign loans and paying foreign debts, dealing with currency exchanges, government reporting, and handling violations.

Industries

Key ASEAN Industries in Vietnam for Foreign Investors

Key ASEAN Industries in Vietnam for Foreign Investors

As Vietnam experiences greater integration into the ASEAN community the country is seeing strong growth in a number of industries, among the key business areas are electronics, information and communications technology, textiles and apparel, and medical devices. Foreign investors seeking to find the next manufacturing destination after China, would be well advised to look closely at this dynamic country. In this article we provide a snapshot into each industry within Vietnam and provide context within the wider ASEAN region.

Human Resources & Payroll

Grundlegendes über den Arbeitsvertrag in Vietnam

Dieser Artikel ist ein Auszug des Asia Briefing Magazins “Personalverwaltung in Asien”, das kostenlos im Bookstore erhältlich ist. Es gibt nach vietnamesischem Recht drei Arten von Arbeitsverträgen: Den unbefristeten Vertrag, den befristeten mit einer Laufzeit von 12 bis 36 Monaten und den projektbezogenen bzw. saisonalen Vertrag, der auf maximal 12 Monate befristet ist. 

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