Global minimum tax: opportunities and challenges (03/12/2023)
Vietnam, which has been integrating deeply into the world economy, has no other choice than to apply the global minimum tax.

Legal hurdles hamper foreign investment in property (03/12/2023)
Legal difficulties and limited access to high-quality property are the main challenges faced by foreign buyers in Vietnam, analysts say.

Game industry needs extra time to further develop (03/12/2023)
The game industry in Vietnam is considered lucrative, but it is facing a number of difficulties that need to be addressed at the soonest in order to level up to its full potential.

Vietnamese businesses invest US$395 million overseas (03/12/2023)
Vietnam’s total investment capital abroad, including newly registered and adjusted capital, reached US$395 million over the past 11 months of the year, representing a fall of 16.7% year on year.

Ministry ready to support partnerships between Vietnamese, Belgian firms (03/12/2023)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and relevant ministries and sectors of Vietnam are ready to work with the Belgian side to effectively support cooperation activities between the two countries’ enterprises, Minister Nguyen Hong Dien told a bilateral business forum in Brussels on December 1.

EU sees Vietnam as vivid demonstration of EVFTA success (03/12/2023)
Executive Vice President of the European Commission (EC) and EU Commissioner for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis said Vietnam’s rise to become the bloc’s leading trade partner in ASEAN is a vivid demonstration of the success of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

11-month import-export turnover exceeds US$600 billion mark (03/12/2023)
Vietnam’s total import-export turnover surpassed the US$600 billion mark in the Jan.-Nov. period, reaching US$619.17 billion, with a trade surplus of US$25.83 billion.

High transport costs hinder bilateral trade: Vietnamese businesses in UAE tell PM (03/12/2023)
Overseas Vietnamese businesspeople in the United Arab Emirates want the Vietnam government to roll out incentive policies to reduce transport costs between the two countries.

Vietnam to apply global minimum tax from January 1 (01/12/2023)
With 462 deputies, or 93.52 per cent, voting in favor, the 15th National Assembly (NA)’s 6th session approved a resolution on November 29 on topped-up corporate income taxes under the Global Anti-Base Erosion (GloBE) rules.

Certain banks to get extra credit growth quotas (01/12/2023)
Those commercial banks that have reported credit growth of 80% or higher in the year to date will be automatically entitled to extra credit growth quotas based on their 2022 rankings, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has announced.

Vietnam enjoys significant benefits from EVFTA (01/12/2023)
Ambassador Karl Van den Bossche of the Kingdom of Belgium in Vietnam has highlighted that Vietnam is reaping significant benefits from the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), surpassing the advantages for the EU by more than fourfold.

Range of Asian neighbours explore M&A potential (01/12/2023)
Amidst the challenging environment, strategic investors from the likes of Thailand, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea continue to dominate merger and acquisition transactions in Vietnam.

Vietnam, China push up cross-border trade (01/12/2023)
Permanent Vice Chairman of the Lang Son provincial People’s Committee Duong Xuan Huyen held a working session with a visiting delegation from the People’s Government of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on November 30 to discuss measures to facilitate exchanges and cross-border trade.

Ministry reports difficulties in next-generation FTA implementation (01/12/2023)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has submitted to the government a report about problems related to implementation of next-generation free trade agreements (FTAs).

Four countries eye $20 billion durian market, VN holds advantage (01/12/2023)
China is the world’s largest durian market with expected value of $20 billion by 2025. There are four major rivals in the market and Vietnam is one.

Vietnam & Turkey target $4 billion in annual two-way trade (01/12/2023)
Prime Minister meets with Turkish Vice President during his overseas trip.

Disbursed FDI capital hits five-year high (30/11/2023)
2,865 new FDI projects were granted investment licenses in the January-November period, a rise of 58.1 per cent year-on-year.

Deputy PM suggests ANZ Group invest in green transition in Vietnam (30/11/2023)
Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai suggested Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) invest in high-tech, green transition, clean energy and renewable energy in Vietnam at a reception for its Chief Executive Officer Shayne Elliott in Hanoi on November 29.

Vietnam is now in Europe’s sights for unprecedented energy transition (30/11/2023)
Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Kris Peeters brought a portfolio of investment items when visiting Vietnam.

Climate tech investment hits the spotlight (30/11/2023)
As the landmark COP28 kicks off this week, the spotlight is on the development of climate tech to bring the region closer to the 2015 Paris Agreement targets.