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Monday, December 10, 2018
Tags: foreign investor
PM calls on SMBC to expand investment in Vietnam PM calls on SMBC to expand investment in Vietnam
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) further expand its investment in Vietnam during a reception in Hanoi on November 22 for President of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) and SMBC President Koichi Miyata.
PM lauds Japans role in Mekong region development PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the role of Japan in boosting cooperation and development in the Mekong region over the past years at an interview granted to Japanese media on the occasion of his visit to Japan and participation in the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in the country from October 8-10.
ASEAN capital transaction liberalization: impacts on investment activities in Vietnam ASEAN capital transaction liberalization: impacts on investment activities in Vietnam
This article analyzes two issues: (i) How far AEC has gone in the roadmap to achieve the purpose of capital transactions liberalization and (ii) impacts of the commitments within the AEC regarding capital transaction liberalization on Vietnam’s law on foreign exchange management and on investment activities.
Overview of the legal framework applicable to logistics services in Vietnam Overview of the legal framework applicable to logistics services in Vietnam
Under the legislation on investment, the provision of logistics services qualifies as a conditional business line. The current legal framework applicable to logistics services was enacted in line with the Schedule of Specific Commitments in Services resulting from the negotiations between Vietnam and WTO members.
BAC NINH province - a hi-tech development hotspot BAC NINH province - a hi-tech development hotspot
Bac Ninh is rich in culture and revolutionary tradition and well-known for a number of cultural and historical celebrities as well as folk art, particularly “quan ho” (love duets) singing that was recognized as a UNESCO Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
Retail market management development regulations to be revised Retail market management, development regulations to be revised
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked ministries, sectors and localities to revise the regulations on wholesale and retail markets, support development of domestic retailers and better manage distribution and retail activities of foreign-invested retail companies.
Current investment and commercial laws: some implications for foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam Current investment and commercial laws: some implications for foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam
Under current Vietnamese legislation, a foreign-invested enterprise (FIE) is understood as an enterprise having a foreign investor as its member or shareholder and is recognized as a Vietnamese one. However, in investment and commercial activities, these entities are subject to different regulations compared to other Vietnamese enterprises. This article brings out these differences in the investment procedures and settlement of disputes involving these FIEs.
VN laws need fine tuning for TPP: report VN laws need fine tuning for TPP: report
Vietnam’s legal framework is compatible with most of the commitments on investment it has undertaken under the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement but not compatible with commitments on transfer and investor-state dispute resettlement, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced yesterday.
Proposed changes to investment law mostly concern foreign investors Proposed changes to investment law mostly concern foreign investors
The Government Office, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) last month jointly held a seminar in Hanoi to discuss a draft law revising a dozen of laws on business and investment.
Ministry proposes conditions for licensing foreign-invested economic institutions Ministry proposes conditions for licensing foreign-invested economic institutions
A foreign-invested economic institution must carry out procedures in order to get a business license or a license for setting up wholesale or retail establishments if it wishes to conduct goods purchase and sale and other relevant activities for commercial purposes in Vietnam.

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