'Many businesses don’t have money to invest in machinery and technology'
Authorities are struggling to offer guidance while businesses protest higher payments
The Vietnam Chamber of Industry and Commerce calls for tax breaks to support the business community
China's slowing economy and surging labor costs can benefit Vietnam, they say
Most companies still think they are left out in the process of legal drafting
This is unusually low considering workers have enjoyed double-digit increases in recent years
Tax breaks are necessary but not enough, an economist says
They continue to do outsourcing work for foreign partners and export goods with little value addition
New Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: "I pledge that the government's policies will no longer be inconsistent."
Thousands of paperwork requirements are expected to be removed on July 1, but time is running short
Business registration is easier and foreigners have virtually no restrictions in owning property
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) were ordered on Thursday to pay VND127 million (US$6,000) in fines for...
As with Vietnam's other trade pacts, this too is in danger of flying under the radar
Many said they were mistreated because they did not pay unofficial fees
Back taxes, including by state firms, are estimated at $3.36 billion