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    Setting up a Representative Office in Vietnam

    A Representative Office is one of the simplest ways companies can set up in Vietnam. Here, Vietnam Briefing provides a step-by-step process of how to set up an RO, and the procedures required to start such an operation in the country.

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    Ho Chi Minh City: How Vietnam’s Emerging Megacity Will Develop

    Ho Chi Minh City, driven by its rapid urbanization and economic development is determined to develop into a major regional economy in Southeast Asia. Read more to know about the city’s current growth drivers and how the city plans to transform itself into a megacity.

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    An Overview of Transfer Pricing in Vietnam

    To ensure compliance, foreign businesses need to be aware of the new transfer pricing regulations. In this article, we outline the key points of Vietnam’s transfer pricing policy, compliance issues, and tax obligations vital for foreign firms operating or planning to invest in Vietnam.

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    Vietnam: New Requirements for Foreign-Invested Vocational Institutions

    Vietnam has issued new conditions for establishing foreign-invested vocational training institutions. Read more to know about the requirements which include establishment size, investment capital, training curriculum, opening representative offices (ROs) and branches.

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    Renewables in Vietnam: Current Opportunities and Future Outlook

    With investor-friendly policies and immense potential, investors are taking note of the country’s focus on renewables energy. Read more to understand the current scenario, future potential, and what more needs to be done for quicker adoption and development of the sector.

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    An Economic Overview of Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province

    Ba Ria – Vung Tau is one of the major economies and investment destinations in the country. The region serves as a major industrial hub and trade gateway due to its numerous industrial parks, deep-water seaport, and numerous foreign-invested manufacturing companies. Read more to know about its economic growth, foreign investments, infrastructure, and priority sectors.

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    Vietnam: New Incentives for Science and Technology Firms

    The government has announced new incentives such as corporate tax cuts and exemptions, credit incentives, and exemptions or reductions in land and water surface lease fees for science and technology enterprises. Read more to know about government support and incentives which aims to promote scientific and technological research and development.

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    Vietnam’s Corruption Perception Ranking Declines in 2018

    Vietnam’s ranking dropped by 10 places in the latest Corruptions Perceptions Index, despite its significant efforts in fighting corruption, as it needs to focus on a more comprehensive approach to tackle corruption. Read more to know about its index, regional comparison, and what more needs to be done.

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    New Rules for Vietnam’s Medical Devices Businesses

    Vietnam has issued new guidelines for the management of medical devices, which will impact foreign manufacturers and suppliers of medical equipment. Read more to know about the changes in classification, registration, and import regulations of medical devices.

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    Vietnam Issues Guidelines for Self-Inspection of Labor Law Compliance

    Since January 1, 2019, enterprises in Vietnam need to self- inspect for compliance of the labor law. Read more to know about the scope of the inspection, employer obligations, and procedures to conduct the annual inspection.