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  • Vietnam to Give Certain Automobiles a Special Consumption Tax Rebate

    Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has announced that certain automobiles, depending on their engine displacement values, will receive a special consumption tax (SCT) rebate beginning July 1, 2016. However, other cars will see a higher tax compared to their current levels.
  • IFRS and VAS Part 3: Income Statements

    In part three of this three-part series, Vietnam Briefing discusses the impact of differences between IFRS and VAS on companies' income statements.
  • IFRS and VAS Part 2: Presentation of Balance Sheets

    In part two of this three-part series, Vietnam Briefing introduces the impact of the differences between IFRS and VAS on the presentation of balance sheets.
  • In Bid to Protect Exports, Vietnam Devalues Dong for the Third Time this Year

    For the third time this year, the country’s central bank, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has devalued Vietnam’s currency, the dong. The recent move comes as the country seeks a way to maintain its export competitiveness, particularly after the recent devaluations of the Chinese yuan and continuing worrie...
  • Investors Missing Out on Benefits of Vietnam's Free Trade Agreements

    Vietnam has a range of free trade agreements (FTA) in place, and even more currently in the negotiation phase. However, many investors are still unaware of the potential benefits of these trade deals for their businesses. In fact, many investors are unaware that Vietnam even has an applicable FTA that could b...

Economy & Trade

In Bid to Protect Exports, Vietnam Devalues Dong for the Third Time this Year

In Bid to Protect Exports, Vietnam Devalues Dong for the Third Time this Year

For the third time this year, the country’s central bank, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has devalued Vietnam’s currency, the dong. The recent move comes as the country seeks a way to maintain its export competitiveness, particularly after the recent devaluations of the Chinese yuan and continuing worries about a U.S. Federal Reserve rate increase.

Tax & Accounting

Vietnam to Give Certain Automobiles a Special Consumption Tax Rebate

Vietnam to Give Certain Automobiles a Special Consumption Tax Rebate

Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has announced that certain automobiles, depending on their engine displacement values, will receive a special consumption tax (SCT) rebate beginning July 1, 2016. However, other cars will see a higher tax compared to their current levels.

Legal & Regulatory

Vietnam Regulatory Brief: U.S.-Vietnam DTA, VAT, and Online Payment of Import-Export Tax

Vietnam Regulatory Brief: U.S.-Vietnam DTA, VAT, and Online Payment of Import-Export Tax

In this Vietnam Regulatory Brief, we look at some of the important regulatory changes taking place in Vietnam during the month of July, including a U.S.-Vietnam double tax agreement, a VAT update, and online payment of import-export duties.

Industries

Vietnam Leads ASEAN in Domain Registrations

Vietnam Leads ASEAN in Domain Registrations

55,944 new .vn domains were registered in Vietnam in the first half of 2015, according to the Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC), ranking the country first among the ten ASEAN members for the number of country code top-level domains.

Human Resources & Payroll

Vietnam Human Resources to Improve With Increasing Education Investment

Vietnam Human Resources to Improve With Increasing Education Investment

The Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), has revealed that 213 education projects have received foreign direct investment, reaching a total of US$822 million registered capital up to May 20, 2015.

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