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Hai Phong told to revise fee collection

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked the Ministry of Finance and Hai Phong city to strictly follow the PM’s instruction on reviewing fees for using infrastructure, service facilities and public utilities at ports in the city. The Government Office has sent Document 9014/VPCP–KTTH to the city’s People’s Committee to convey the Prime Minister’s […]

Low VAT rates in Vietnam benefit the rich more than the poor: World Bank

Despite widespread public opposition to raising VAT rates, a World Bank chief economist argues otherwise. Moving forward with tax reforms is important for Vietnam to ensure sustainable growth and macroeconomic stability.Vietnam’s tax-to-GDP ratio has fallen over recent years, from 23.5% of GDP in 2010 to 19.1% of GDP in 2015. This is mainly because of […]

Modern bond project launched to facilitate customs clearance in Vietnam

A project on customs bond was launched by the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (GATF) and the Vietnam Private Sector Forum (VPSF) on September 1, aimed at facilitating customs clearance in Vietnam. This is the start of the GATF Technical Assistance Project with the Government of Vietnam to provide a viable solution for the country […]

PetroVietnam to begin large-scale divestment

Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) will complete the divestment from several subsidiaries by 2020, according to newswire Petrotimes. Accordingly, PetroVietnam is permitted to retain its entire holdings in only three subsidiaries, namely the parent company PetroVietnam, National Southern Spill Response Centre (Nasos), and PetroVietnam Manpower Training College. PetroVietnam will have to divest part […]

Vietnam businesses report huge profit for H1 2017

Businesses in the finance and banking sector continued to prosper in the first six months of the year. Listed companies have released their financial reports for the first half of the year. About 50 percent of businesses have reported growth in net profit, 40 percent have reported decreases in profit, and less than 10 percent […]

Vietnam finance ministry drafts auto part tax cuts

The Ministry of Finance plans to cut import taxes on auto parts, in line with the World Trade Organisation (WTO)’s rules. finance ministry drafts auto part tax cuts hinh 0 Its WTO commitments require Vietnam to maintain a tax level on import auto components between zero percent and 30 percent. Officials say the tax changes […]

Vietnam to establish legal framework to manage virtual assets and digital currency

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to establish a legal framework to manage virtual assets and digital currency. Accordingly, the MOJ is tasked with reviewing the current status of laws concerning virtual assets and digital currency in Vietnam and examining international experience in a number of economies such as […]

Vietname finance minister urges Japan to increase investment in Vietnam

Indirect investment from Japan into Việt Nam remain relatively modest compared to the potential of Japan and the ability to absorb investment capital sources of Vietnamese market, finance minister Đinh Tiến Dũng said. Dũng made the statement on Monday at a conference in Tokyo co-hosted by the Việt Nam’s Ministry of Finance and Daiwa Corporation […]

Vietnam Govt Budget Income At 3/4 Of Yr Estimate

The Ministry of Finance reported that in the first ten months of this year, the total state budget revenue was 76.2 percent of the year’s estimate while the total state budget spending was 78.8 percent of the year’s estimate. Investment capital disbursement from the state budget was estimated at about 76.2 percent of the year’s […]

Who receives highest pay in Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of millions of dong are paid to the CEOs who work in the “hot business fields” such as finance and banking, power and oil and gas. CEOs in state owned conglomerates receive tens of millions of dong How much the CEOs of Petrolimex (petroleum importer and distributor) and EVN (the Electricity of Vietnam) receive for their jobs every month is the thing that most people are interested in. EVN’s General Director Pham Le Thanh once revealed that the average pay to EVN’s workers in 2009 was 7.3 million dong, saying that this was a modest pay level. In…