Sufficient legislation to attract top-quality foreign investment

Sufficient legislation to attract top-quality foreign investment

Inbound investment is the backbone of Vietnam’s economic growth, with export growth from foreign-invested enterprises as one measure of success continuing to grow significantly each year. Foreign-invested service sectors are also growing, with a broad range of advanced sectors now seeing Vietnam as a hub for the future, especially in the technology space.
FIEs upholding equality in workplace

FIEs upholding equality in workplace

Approaching and solving gender issues on the basis of respect for diversity and difference is a strategy being pursued by many foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam in order to establish an equal working environment with inclusive benefits for all staff.
FIEs plead for update in drug storage rules

FIEs plead for update in drug storage rules

Despite recommendations for revisions of distribution rules for years, transportation and storage service of drugs and related materials remain the playground for domestic players only, leaving foreign-invested enterprises in the lurch.
Businesses paying greater attention to equality at work

Businesses paying greater attention to equality at work

Gender equality is increasingly being addressed by governments and international organisations – and in Vietnam, foreign-invested enterprises are taking the lead in this area.
Setting sights on a successful 2022

Setting sights on a successful 2022

A new year is here, and with that, leaders of foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam sat down with VIR to talk about how their companies have performed in 2021, and reveal their exciting expectations for the year ahead.
Listing frenzy for FIEs and domestic giants

Listing frenzy for FIEs and domestic giants

While the number of listed foreign-invested enterprises remains highly limited on Vietnam’s stock market, local conglomerates are still making headway to overseas listings as a part of their worldwide expansion initiatives.
Hanoi tackles difficulties faced by foreign investors

Hanoi tackles difficulties faced by foreign investors

The People’s Committee of the capital city held a dialogue with foreign-invested enterprises in the city on October 19 to seek measures to tackle difficulties faced by foreign firms amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
FDI businesses contribute ideas for production restoration in Da Nang

FDI businesses contribute ideas for production restoration in Da Nang

Representatives of foreign invested enterprises and business associations in the central city of Da Nang have made a number of proposals to the city on measures to recover production, one of which is to speed up COVID-19 vaccination for workers, in the hope of quickly resuming full production.
FIEs seek support over social insurance payout schedules

FIEs seek support over social insurance payout schedules

In the context that the production and business situation continues to be severely affected due to the latest outbreak of COVID-19, foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam are looking to suspend or extend deadlines for payment of social insurance premiums, just as the Vietnamese government has reduced and exempted taxes since last year.
Foreign-invested enterprises taking nothing for granted

Foreign-invested enterprises taking nothing for granted

While safeguarding workers from the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam, foreign-invested enterprises are rolling out new strategies to thrive in the new normal with high hopes from the vaccine rollout.
FIEs retain pole position in bolstering trade surplus

FIEs retain pole position in bolstering trade surplus

While many developed countries have been struggling with the pandemic, Vietnam has maintained a trade surplus of nearly $1.29 billion in the first two months of 2021.
Coca-Cola continues tax haggle with GDT

Coca-Cola continues tax haggle with GDT

The long-standing dispute between Vietnamese tax authorities and foreign-invested enterprises continues to rumble on, with many companies suffering legal setbacks in a bid to avoid tax obligations.
Electronics conglomerates hoping for further incentives

Electronics conglomerates hoping for further incentives

Vietnam’s attraction of overseas electronics and technology conglomerates cannot be overlooked. However, as the government is focusing on long-term acceleration of research and development and incentives for this sector, a shift from merely manufacturing to creating may soon take place among foreign-invested enterprises.
Investment at HCM City IPs up 7.16 percent  in 10M

Investment at HCM City IPs up 7.16 percent in 10M

Industrial parks (IPs) and export processing zones (EPZs) in HCM City attracted investment totalling 591 million USD in the first 10 months of this year, an increase of 7.16 percent year-on-year, according to the HCM City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA).
PIT adjustments to amplify consumer spending

PIT adjustments to amplify consumer spending

The newly adopted personal income tax deduction is aspired to be the trump card for individual taxpayers in local and foreign-invested enterprises.
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