Vietnam Briefing News

Each week we summarize the most recent, developing, and important Vietnam news into one easy to read digest. Here are the top recent Vietnam news summaries.

An Introduction to Double Taxation Avoidance in Vietnam


Vietnam has double taxation avoidance agreements with 80 countries, allowing legal entities, businesses, and individuals to apply their provisions to avoid being double-taxed on their income.

Foreign Contractor Tax in Vietnam: A Complete Guide


Vietnam’s foreign contractor tax is a withholding tax that may affect your business if you’re working with a Vietnamese company or sub-contractor. Here’s how.

Vietnam Seafood Exports Soar in Q1 2024, Sets Up Annual Target of US$9.5bn


As Vietnam’s seafood exports surge in the early months of 2024, the industry association VASEP targets US$9.5 billion for the year’s revenue. Key export markets remain the US, China, Hong Kong, and Japan.

Vietnam’s Latest Draft Decree on Sanctions for Cybersecurity Violations


Vietnam’s latest draft decree on sanctions for violations in cybersecurity and data protection targets implementation by June 1, 2024.

Choosing the Right Location for Your Business in the Asian Market


Investors opt for a multi-country benchmarking service to identify the most suitable location by comparing key attributes across markets.

Port Infrastructure in Vietnam: 3 Regional Hubs for Importers and Exporters


Port infrastructure in Vietnam varies from region to region. Vietnam Briefing highlights and compares port infrastructure in three key economic regions.

Hanoi Attracts Over US$1 Billion in FDI in First Four Months of 2024


Hanoi recorded 73 newly licensed foreign-invested projects with an accumulated foreign direct investment (FDI) intake of over US$1 billion between January and April of 2024.

Applying for a Vietnam Work Permit: Guidelines for Foreigners and Employers


Vietnam has amended certain provisions regarding hiring foreign workers and the issuance of work permits. We provide the details.

U.S. Commerce Department Initiates Sunset Review of Vietnam Laminated Woven Sacks


The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has initiated the first sunset review of anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on laminated woven sacks imported from Vietnam, as reported by Vietnam’s Trade Remedies Authority under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). This decision was made public by the DOC on May 1. The products under investigation […]

U.S. Halts Anti-Dumping Probe into Vietnam Steel Rolls


The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has officially halted its investigation into steel rolls imported from Vietnam, as reported by Vietnam’s Trade Remedies Authority under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The DOC announced its decision on April 30, concluding the anti-dumping probe that began on August 7, 2023. Dexstar Company, a U.S. entity, had […]

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