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  • Vietnam in the UK's Pivot to ASEAN

    David Cameron has made the first trip to Vietnam of any serving UK Prime Minister, signaling a pivot of the UK towards the booming ASEAN region, in which Vietnam is forecast to sustain real GDP growth of over five percent per annum to 2030.
  • State by State: Vietnam and Arizona Trade

    Trade relations between Arizona and Vietnam are growing steadily. Imports to Arizona from Vietnam reached US$105 million in 2014, having risen 21.6 percent in value from 2013, ranking the country as the 19th most important origin for imports in 2014.
  • State by State: Vietnam and Virginia Trade

    Trade relations between Vietnam and Virginia are growing in importance. Virginia imported US$552 million from Vietnam in 2014, up 17 percent from 2013 and ranking the country in 13th place as an origin of the state's imports.
  • Sign of a Deepening Relationship: Vietnam’s Communist Party Leader Visits the United States

    In a historic meeting this week, the President of the United States met with Nguyen Phu Trong, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam. This type of high-level meeting has not occurred since the two countries normalized relations 20 years ago. Both countries are eager to deepen their relations...
  • Impact of the New Law on Enterprises on Vietnam’s Corporate Governance

    The Law on Enterprises 2014, which came into effect on July 1, 2015, sets out obligatory governance structures for different types of companies.

Economy & Trade

Vietnam in the UK’s Pivot to ASEAN

Vietnam in the UK’s Pivot to ASEAN

David Cameron has made the first trip to Vietnam of any serving UK Prime Minister, signaling a pivot of the UK towards the booming ASEAN region, in which Vietnam is forecast to sustain real GDP growth of over five percent per annum to 2030.

Tax & Accounting

Personal Income Tax Changes Come into Effect

Personal Income Tax Changes Come into Effect

Ministry of Finance guidelines on personal income tax (PIT) in Circular No. 92/2015/TT-BTC came into effect on 30 July, 2015, applying to the 2015 tax period.

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

New Criteria Defining Hi-tech Enterprises in Vietnam

New Criteria Defining Hi-tech Enterprises in Vietnam

Decision No. 19/2015/QD-TTg is expected to attract more hi-tech investment from foreign companies to Vietnam when it comes into effect on August 1, 2015.

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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