Boeing appoints new president for Southeast Asia

Boeing appoints new president for Southeast Asia

Boeing has named Penny Burtt as the new president of the company’s Southeast Asia business, effective July 3.
Vietnam extends tax payment deadline for domestically manufactured cars

Vietnam extends tax payment deadline for domestically manufactured cars

The government has extended the deadline for special consumption tax (SCT) payments for domestically manufactured and assembled cars.
Consumer confidence remains stagnant in 2024

Consumer confidence remains stagnant in 2024

The reality of a slow recovery and increasing inflation has left consumer confidence stagnant in Vietnam in 2024, according to a report by IFM Research.
Int'l retailers seek qualified Vietnamese suppliers

Int'l retailers seek qualified Vietnamese suppliers

Large international retailers including Aeon, Uniqlo, Walmart, Amazon, Safeway, Carrefour, Decathlon, Central Group and Ikea have been visiting Vietnam seeking partnerships in industrial, agricultural and handicrafts products, said industry insiders and officials.
Media urged to improve for economy

Media urged to improve for economy

The media has been playing an active role in shaping a healthier business and investment climate, and supporting the government in formulating sound policies.
Sugar tax plans see detailed additions

Sugar tax plans see detailed additions

Vietnam is closer to adding a tax on soft drinks based on sugar content to encourage businesses to produce and import low-sugar soft drinks.
Buyers no longer line up for gold purchases at banks

Buyers no longer line up for gold purchases at banks

Long queues of gold buyers were no longer seen in front of designated sites of four State-owned commercial banks on June 17 morning.
Gains outweigh losses with sugar-sweetened beverage tax

Gains outweigh losses with sugar-sweetened beverage tax

Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages is attracting great attention in Vietnam, with different ideas about the pros and cons.
Businesses anticipate green light for fertiliser VAT switch

Businesses anticipate green light for fertiliser VAT switch

Domestic fertiliser producers will have opportunities to capture market share if the proposal to apply a new VAT rate on fertiliser is approved.
Trade sector encouraged to go green

Trade sector encouraged to go green

Vietnam is facing great pressure in greening its exports as consumers are paying bigger heed to environmentally friendly products, while advantages from free trade agreements are not being fully taken for the country to expand its offerings.
Origin rules hinder non-compliant firms

Origin rules hinder non-compliant firms

Despite the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement’s removal of tariffs for many export items into the EU market, meeting stringent rules of origin may be a burden for businesses to cash in on the deal’s benefits.
Hoan My leads healthcare transformation

Hoan My leads healthcare transformation

Hoan My Medical Group organised a healthcare transformation roundtable in Ho Chi Minh City on June 14.
MoF proposes a 10 per cent special consumption tax on sugary drinks

MoF proposes a 10 per cent special consumption tax on sugary drinks

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has maintained its view that sugary drinks should be subject to a special consumption tax (SCT) of 10 per cent.
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