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  • State by State: Vietnam and Texas Trade

    Known as the “Lone Star State”, Texas is the second largest American state and the second most populous. The ten nations that make up ASEAN are becoming increasingly important trade partners for Texas. Vietnam, in particular, is playing a growing role in Texan trade. In this article we take an in-depth lo...
  • Vietnam to Continue Building Logistics Expertise in Face of Growing Demand

    Logistics are a key part of any business chain and, as Vietnam’s economy continues on its growth track, demand for logistics services has grown exponentially. Despite some problems, the country is working hard to keep up with the ever-growing logistical needs of businesses operating within the country.
  • ASEAN Rules of Origin To Be Key In China - Vietnam Trade

    Chinese customs are likely to request certification in accordance with your product's Rules of Origin. In this op-ed, Chris Devonshire Ellis explains its importance.
  • Ho Chi Minh City's Thu Thiem: A Global Urban Development Gem

    Squawkonomics have developed new economic metrics that would better explain the economic phenomenon encountered in Vietnam, where land in desirable locations is still available.
  • State by State: Vietnam and Minnesota Trade

    Vietnam is a key driver of Minnesota-ASEAN trade growth and a prime location for companies looking to access the ASEAN market with a low-cost labour force.

Economy & Trade

State by State: Vietnam and Texas Trade

State by State: Vietnam and Texas Trade

Known as the “Lone Star State”, Texas is the second largest American state and the second most populous. The ten nations that make up ASEAN are becoming increasingly important trade partners for Texas. Vietnam, in particular, is playing a growing role in Texan trade. In this article we take an in-depth look at this blossoming trade relationship between Texas and Vietnam.

Tax & Accounting

Vietnam to Increase Special Consumption Tax on Imported Cars

Vietnam to Increase Special Consumption Tax on Imported Cars

As Vietnam continues to attempt to build up its domestic auto industry, the Ministry of Finance has announced that it has drafted a plan to increase the special consumption tax (SCT) on imported cars by changing the basis on which the tax is calculated. The Vietnamese government has been concerned that the current method of SCT calculation has resulted in a competitive advantage for importers – the new method seeks to correct this imbalance.

Legal & Regulatory

Sealing the Deal in Vietnam: Company Chops Necessary

Sealing the Deal in Vietnam: Company Chops Necessary

In Vietnam, an official company seal or chop is used for legally authorizing documentation. A seal gives legal validity to any documents or papers issued by companies, organizations or agencies.

Industries

Ho Chi Minh City’s Thu Thiem: A Global Urban Development Gem

Ho Chi Minh City’s Thu Thiem: A Global Urban Development Gem

Squawkonomics have developed new economic metrics that would better explain the economic phenomenon encountered in Vietnam, where land in desirable locations is still available.

Human Resources & Payroll

Paying Personal Income Tax in Vietnam: Tax Exemptions and Tax Reductions

Paying Personal Income Tax in Vietnam: Tax Exemptions and Tax Reductions

For foreigners working in Vietnam, determining the applicability of personal income tax (PIT) to one’s situation involves decoding a set of intersecting criteria and rules. Here, we consider tax-exempt incomes, employment benefits that are not subject to PIT, and tax reductions for dependents.

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