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Franchising in Vietnam: How to Open a Retail Business

Choosing franchising as your market entry strategy enables you to start a new business or expand your company to new markets by using existing and tested brand names and business models. In Vietnam, foreign investors can participate in franchising both as franchisors as well as franchisees. This article demonstrates the process of setting up a […]

Tax Reporting in Vietnam: Essential Guide for Foreign Investors

Keeping your tax reports in compliance is a time-consuming yet crucial part of doing business, especially when operating in a foreign market. For this reason, we have put together this article to highlight the key things a foreign investor needs to know about corporate compliance and tax reporting in Vietnam. This article was last updated […]

Tax Incentives in Vietnam: Foreign Investor’s Guide

In this article, we will give you an overview of tax incentives in Vietnam to help you make the most out of opportunities that Vietnam offers for foreign investment companies. Why invest in Vietnam Although there are also many other reasons to invest in Vietnam, here are the three major drivers that attract foreign investors. […]

Complete Guide to Setting Up a Trading Company in Vietnam

Various trade agreements and increasing openness to foreign investment have resulted in lucrative opportunities for foreign investors in Vietnam’s trading sector. Foreign investors are allowed to set up 100% foreign-owned trading companies in Vietnam and can now do it without having prior experience in trading business as required previously. In this article, we will demonstrate […]

Guide to Opening a Guesthouse, Hostel or Hotel in Vietnam

According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the number of tourists visiting the country has been continually growing every month, creating rewarding opportunities in Vietnam’s hospitality industry. In this article, we focus on guiding you through the process of setting up a hotel in Vietnam. Requirements for hospitality businesses in Vietnam Minimum capital requirement […]

How Can You Legally Work in Vietnam?

Are you going to work in Vietnam? This article will explain the kind of visas and permits you will need to work in Vietnam legally. Who must apply for a Work Permit and Business Visa in Vietnam and what are the crucial timelines? The Temporary Residence Card is not designated to all foreigners – but […]

Financial Statement in Vietnam: What You Need to Know

As an entrepreneur, the first quarter of a new calendar year is busy. On top of working on business strategies for the upcoming year, it is also time to start thinking about submitting your compliance reports for the past year. In this article, we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about filing a […]

Country Manager in Vietnam

Both local and a foreign country manager in Vietnam can draw many parallels between the ways of entering business. Why should you plan ahead opening a bank account or recruiting foreign staff? This blog post lists most common pillars for both local and foreign country managers to follow prior and post company incorporation in Vietnam. […]

Vietnam Trade Agreements and Increasing Openness to Foreign Investment

Vietnam is gradually becoming a more open economy. In this article, we will list Vietnam trade agreements as well as take a look at some of the limitations Vietnam has lifted on foreign investment over the past few years. This article was last updated in March 2019. New opportunities for foreign investors in Vietnam Although most […]

Setting Up a Small Business in Vietnam

Most of the articles that cover foreign direct investments in Vietnam focus on medium and large size companies. However, if you plan to start a small business in Vietnam there are some additional aspects you need to pay attention to. What is the Structure of a Small Business in Vietnam? To begin with, there are two […]