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.

EuroCham Vietnam’s Business Confidence Index for Q2 2024


EuroCham’s Q2 2024 BCI report shows European businesses in Vietnam are generally optimistic, yet underscores the necessity for enhanced policy and regulatory reforms to improve the business environment.

Vietnam Tax Codes: An Explainer


Vietnam’s tax codes identify taxpayers and determine tax liability. Here, we outline how to acquire them and explain their importance.

Vietnam’s Economic Performance in H1 2024: Key Indicators and Growth Forecast


Vietnam’s strong economic performance in the first half of 2024 has led the General Statistics Office (GSO) to project a 6-6.5 percent growth rate for the year, meeting the government’s target.

Vietnam-South Korea Trade and Investment


Vietnam and South Korea are poised to continue to complement their respective economic and industrial strengths and expand their cooperation in frontier sectors.

Vietnam’s Draft CIT Law: Changes to Incentives and Tax Liability


Vietnam’s draft Corporate Income Tax (CIT) Law proposes changes to incentive eligibility, taxation on capital transfers by foreign investors, and aims to address limitations hindering integration with international best tax practices.

Eco-Industrial Parks in Vietnam: Implementation and Key Goals


The Vietnam government is considering a policy to facilitate the development of large eco-industrial parks and update preferential policies to encourage green investments. We discuss the proposed policy recommendations, pilot projects, and key goals.

How to Set Up a Representative Office in Vietnam


A Representative Office (RO) is one of the simplest ways companies can set up in Vietnam, albeit with a limited scope of operation. In this article, we discuss the step-by-step process of establishing an RO in Vietnam, and relevant regulatory guidelines.

Understanding Vietnam’s Middle Class: Size, Spending Patterns, and Opportunities for Businesses


Vietnam aims to achieve upper-middle-income status by 2035, with its middle class projected to reach 26 percent of the population by 2026.

Vietnam Notifies Decree 80/2024/ND-CP on Direct Power Purchase Agreements: Key Details


Decree 80/2024/ND-CP on Direct Power Purchase Agreements (DPPA) is part of Vietnam’s broader strategy to promote environmental sustainability and enhance the competitiveness of its retail electricity market.

Vietnam Considers E-Invoicing for Livestream Sales: Advisory for Businesses


Vietnam wants to update existing regulation to ensure e-invoicing for livestream sales and strengthen tax scrutiny in the e-commerce sector.

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