With the strategic plan to attract qualified foreign investment into Vietnam in the light of the Politburo’s Resolution No.50-NQ/TW, the drafted amendment of the Law on Investment 2014 simplifies licensing procedures for setting up a foreign-invested entity.
New policy can change owner limit approach
Attracting international investment into SOEs by increasing foreign ownership limits will bring equal treatment between domestic and overseas investors.
Questions from the Da River’s dirty water incident
Facing recent environmental incidents in Ha Noi such as the burning of Rang Dong factory, the contaminated water of Da River, etc., a question is whether such incidents with a large and even more drastic scale can be happened again in Ha Noi or other metropolises?
Hindrances preventing FIEs from listing on stock market
A number of foreign-invested enterprises have been unlisting their shares in Vietnam due to alleged legal problems. Nguyen Hung Quang, Managing Partner at NHQuang & Associates, delves into the reasons behind the issue and their responses in practice.
Advertising on Facebook, Google, YouTube: Enterprises must pay withholding tax on behalf of these organizations
Vietnamese enterprises advertise on Facebook, Google, YouTube more and more. Because Facebook, Google, YouTube are not based in Viet Nam, enterprises that directly sign advertising contracts with these organizations will not have invoices to balance inputs and outputs, though there are actual costs.