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  • An Introduction to Doing Business in Vietnam 2014 (Second Edition)

    An Introduction to Doing Business in Vietnam 2014 (Second Edition) provides readers with an overview of the fundamentals of investing and conducting business in Vietnam. This guide explains the basics of company establishment, annual compliance, taxation, human resources, payroll, and social insurance in the ...
  • Has Vietnam Fallen into the Middle Income Trap?

    At a recent controversial meeting, Japanese economist Kenichi Ohno stated that it was his belief that Vietnam had fallen into the middle income trap. This has created a heated debate among economists and financial analysts as to what is the real economic situation currently in Vietnam.
  • Jumpstarting Tech Development and Startups in Vietnam

    The world may not know much of Vietnam’s tech startup community, but the changes taking place within this community may soon bring it to the attention of investors and consumers throughout the world.
  • Choosing the Correct VAT Calculation Method in Vietnam

    In this article, we outline the two methods for value-added tax calculation in Vietnam and highlight key points of consideration for each.
  • New Issue of Vietnam Briefing: A Guide to Understanding Vietnam's VAT

    In this issue of Vietnam Briefing, we attempt to clarify the entire VAT process by taking you through an introduction as to what VAT is, who and what is liable, and how to pay it properly. We first take you through the basics of VAT in Vietnam before taking you deeper into the topic.

Economy & Trade

Vietnam and the U.S. Look to Strengthen Relationship

Vietnam and the U.S. Look to Strengthen Relationship

Vietnam has spoken many times in the past of its strong intention to build a robust relationship with the United States. This sentiment was reaffirmed during an April 17th meeting between U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and Nguyen Sinh Hung, Vietnam’s National Assembly Chairman.

Tax & Accounting

Choosing the Correct VAT Calculation Method in Vietnam

Choosing the Correct VAT Calculation Method in Vietnam

In this article, we outline the two methods for value-added tax calculation in Vietnam and highlight key points of consideration for each.

Legal & Regulatory

An Introduction to Doing Business in Vietnam 2014 (Second Edition)

An Introduction to Doing Business in Vietnam 2014 (Second Edition)

An Introduction to Doing Business in Vietnam 2014 (Second Edition) provides readers with an overview of the fundamentals of investing and conducting business in Vietnam. This guide explains the basics of company establishment, annual compliance, taxation, human resources, payroll, and social insurance in the country.

Industries

Manufacturing on the Move: Airbus’s Operations take Flight in Vietnam

Manufacturing on the Move: Airbus’s Operations take Flight in Vietnam

Hanoi-based Nikkiso Vietnam will soon become the first Vietnam-based manufacturer of Airbus components according to a press conference held yesterday by the manufacturing division of the European multinational, Airbus Group.

Human Resources & Payroll

Vietnam Rolls Out New Online Visa Processing System

Vietnam Rolls Out New Online Visa Processing System

Vietnam has brought out a new online Visa processing system. Foreigners will now be able to register and fill out visa application forms online. The official website can be found at: http://visa.mofa.gov.vn.