Economic policy and administration

Business structures and legal registration

Vietnam fears foreign investment affected by US tax bill

A tax overhaul passed by the U.S. Congress by the end of last year may affect Vietnam’s economy as American investors are likely to send their investment back home, where the income tax rate has been significantly slashed, Vietnamese economic experts have warned.Keep reading ...

Son Luong

Law to seek keen green investment

Vietnamese authorities have started developing specific guidelines for selecting investors to develop renewable energy projects under their management, weeding out weak investors and out-of-date technology.Keep reading  ...

Phuong Thu

Vietnam, destination for foreign startups

Vietnam has become an ideal location to start a business, not only for young Vietnamese people returning from overseas but also for expatriates, thanks to the country’s strong economic growth in recent years.Keep reading  ...

The Star Reporter

Vietnam’s shadow economy is bigger than you think

Vietnam’s shadow economy accounts for 25-30 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and provides jobs for approximately 57 percent of its workforce, according to a recent study by Fulbright University Vietnam.Keep reading ...

Tuoi Tre News Reporter

Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change in Vietnam

Climate change threatens Vietnam’s economic transformation. Quick action could prevent the worst of the damage.Keep reading ...

Madeline Brennan

Vietnam to build more expressways for Mekong Delta development

The Vietnamese government has approved the construction of multiple expressways and various other traffic infrastructure projects in the Mekong Delta in a bid to boost local development.Keep reading ...

Tuoi Tre News Reporter

Government to promote private investment

The public investment restructuring scheme in 2017-20 will focus on core sectors of the economy and major projects that give impetus to socio-economic development and promote public and foreign investments under public-private partnership (PPP) practice.Keep reading ...

VIR Reporter

Government continues paring down business and investment conditions

In a bid to create a more business-friendly climate and attract more investment, the Vietnamese government will continue truncating thousands of business and investment procedures, which have been undermining investors’ and enterprises’ performance.Keep reading ...

Khoi Nguyen

Incentives needed for SMEs to join green growth projects

Incentives are needed to encourage small- and medium–sized enterprises (SMEs) to join green growth projects, said Hoang Thi Hong, Director of the SME Development Fund (SMEDF) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Manufacturing sector in dire need of manpower

The manufacturing sector had the strongest demand for recruitment, followed by consumer goods-retail, finance-banking, and information technology (IT) in the final quarter of last year, manpower consultant Navigos Group said in a report.Keep reading ...

Van Ly

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