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Friday, July 10, 2020
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Land conflicts in emerging suburban areas in Vietnam: causes and effects Land conflicts in emerging suburban areas in Vietnam: causes and effects
This article takes initial steps in understanding causes and effects of land conflicts in Vietnam after the effect of the 2003 Land Law and its subsequent amendments. It examines institutional arrangements that govern land rights security but may have created biases toward different land users upon conflicting land use purposes. The analysis also examines the values of the two available large sample surveys in Vietnam (the citizen perception-based Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) and the firm perception-based Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI)) in informing potential different treatments toward citizens and firms as land users.
Domestic enterprises need protection from takeovers: experts Domestic enterprises need protection from takeovers: experts
Vietnamese businesses reeling under financial stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic have become vulnerable to foreign takeovers and need the Government’s support, according to experts.
Ho Chi Minh City - a smart megacity of modern times Ho Chi Minh City - a smart megacity of modern times
HCMC is to date home to 16 industrial parks and three export processing zones, occupying a total area of 4,530 ha, plus the Sai Gon Hi-Tech Park and the 43-ha Quang Trung Software City.
Vietnams exports surge in four months despite pandemic Vietnam’s exports surge in four months despite pandemic
Vietnam’s export value saw a year-on-year increase of nearly 5 percent to an estimated USD 82.94 billion in the first four months of this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the General Statistics Office.
Vietnam attracts USD 12.33 billion in FDI in four months Vietnam attracts USD 12.33 billion in FDI in four months
Vietnam attracted USD 12.33 billion in foreign direct investment in the first four months of 2020, a year-on-year decrease of 15.5 percent due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.
Environmental protection assessment by foreign-invested enterprises Environmental protection assessment by foreign-invested enterprises
Managing Director of ASL LAW Pham Duy Khuong replies to a reader's queries regarding environmental impact assessment.
US attracts most Vietnamese investment in three months US attracts most Vietnamese investment in three months
Vietnam invested USD 49.3 million abroad in the first three months of 2020, with the US being the biggest recipient.
Vietnams e-commerce market to surpass USD 17 bln in 2023 Vietnam’s e-commerce market to surpass USD 17 bln in 2023
Vietnam’s e-commerce market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.3 percent from USD 9.4 billion last year to USD 17.3 billion in 2023, data analytics company GlobalData forecast.
Financing projects in industrial zones: a view from practice Financing projects in industrial zones: a view from practice
Industrial zones have become a popular investment destination for foreign businesses. It is common now in practice to finance projects carried out in industrial zones and/or to take security over real estate located in those industrial zones. However, since the legal framework on lease of land in industrial zones remains complicated and has its limitations, such financing may turn risky for credit institutions in certain circumstances and at some stages. This article tries to present some legal aspects of extension of credit secured by real estate in industrial zones and suggest how to manage legal risks for credit institutions.
Building and improving the legal framework on foreign exchange management Building and improving the legal framework on foreign exchange management
In recent years, especially 2019, the world economy witnessed a series of insecurities. While almost all economies show signs of a slowdown, trade tensions among economic giants, especially the US-China trade war, continued to undergo complicated developments. As a result, the global growth rate in 2019 dropped to the lowest level since the 2008-09 financial crisis. Gold prices spiked and crude oil prices strongly fluctuated, giving rise to risks in the international market and consequently, many countries had to loosen their fiscal and monetary policies.

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