Regulations to be enacted for indirect investments abroad
(May 27, 2015)
Investing abroad through trading securities will be regulated by a decree which has been drafted by the State Bank of Viet Nam to clarify Investment Law 2014.
Enterprises will have more chances to be granted priority status in
customs procedures and the inspection and supervision of exports and
imports, following a new regulation of the finance ministry.
Enterprises are required to conform to certain conditions regarding
waste import and the materials allowed to be imported, in order to
obtain permission to import plastic waste as production material.
In a move to ease businesses' access to loans, the Ministry of Finance
this week cut interest rates on State investment and export credit.
The Ministry of Finance, currently drafting a circular to regulate the
sale of share lots offered by equitising State-owned enterprises (SOE),
said it hopes to finalise the draft by the end of the month.
Foreign businesses (FBs) wishing to establish representative offices
(ROs) and branches in Viet Nam are recommended to take notice of
statutory conditions, dossier components, orders, procedures, and
Exemption and reduction in land rent, cost support for advertising,
vocational training, and base construction investment are among the
incentives and facilitation that enterprises enjoy while investing in
agriculture and rural areas.
An Export processing zone (EPZ) is an industrial zone where enterprises
specialising in manufacturing exports, providing services for the
production or manufacture of exports, and export activities come
The legal capital of a real estate enterprise must not be less than
VND20 billion (US$921,000) under the new Law on Real Estate Business,
which becomes effective on July 1.
Significant changes in the management and organisation of joint stock
companies (JSCs) have been made in the 2014 Law on Enterprises, which
will take effect on July 1.
Enterprises in the circulation of imported goods in the market should
follow important regulations on invoices, documents (showing their type
and time limits on production), and the handling of violations.