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Notable figures on the global economy in 2021

19 January 2022
The year 2021 was over in the context of the world adapting and living with the COVID-19 pandemic. The global economy also experienced a tumultuous year with the following notable figures.

Things accountants must do in January 2022

13 January 2022
As entering January 2022, all accountants need to immediately perform these tasks. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)

RSM look back 2021

31 December 2021
Vietnam’s tax environment has significantly changed with a flood of changes in policies and regulations. The year 2021 is getting to an end. Before coming to 2022, let’s take a look back at some of the tax highlights of the year.

Specific COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control measures for people entering Vietnam

27 December 2021
On 16 December 2021, The Ministry of Health has issued a document on the prevention of the COVID-19 epidemic for people on entry, effective from 1 January 2022.

Five labor reports enterprises must do at the end of the year

13 December 2021
At the end of the year, businesses are busy preparing reports for state agencies, and here are 5 reports that employers must do according to current regulations.

Four groups of tax exemption and reduction solutions for businesses and individuals

9 December 2021
There are exemptions and reductions of many taxes to support businesses and individuals to reproduce, do business, stimulate demand, and contribute to the economic growth during the pandemic.

Guidance on declaring and paying tax in foreign currencies

25 November 2021
Article 4 of Circular No. 80/2021/TT-BTC guiding cases of tax declaration and payment in freely convertible foreign currencies at actual exchange rates shall comply with the law on accounting.

Outstanding e-commerce trends in the world

18 November 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is a "nightmare" for many economic sectors around the world, but it seems to be the "fortune" of e-commerce websites, when e-commerce is the only way to get what consumers need in times of social distancing.

Vietnam to join world's top five seafood processing countries by 2030

11 November 2021
The growth of processed seafood output in Vietnam will reach over 6 percent a year by 2030 under a national seafood processing development strategy for 2021-2030 which has been approved by the Prime Minister.

Vietnam focuses on developing clean and renewable energy sources

25 October 2021
As a country with the leading economic growth rate in ASEAN, strongly affected by climate change, Vietnam is aware of the importance of transforming the energy source structure towards increasing the proportion of energy in the world. Renewable energy is associated with the economical, efficient, and sustainable use of energy.

Support for employees and employers affected by Covid-19 from unemployment insurance fund

14 October 2021
On September 24, 2021, the Government issued Resolution No. 116/NQ-CP on support policy for employees and employers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic from the Unemployment Insurance Fund.

Vietnam economy overview in first nine months

7 October 2021
Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 1.42 percent in the first nine months of 2021 from the same period last year, marking a great success of the country in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and maintaining production and business amid the prolonged period of social distancing in many provinces and cities.

Major economic development targets by 2030

24 September 2021
The positive achievements in socio-economic development in 2020 amid the prevalence of COVID-19 have offered Vietnam a further premise for the successful realisation of its socio-economic development targets this year.

How to effectively attend virtual meetings and work remotely during a pandemic

16 September 2021
Many corporations use online video conferencing platforms to maintain business continuity during the period of social distancing. To achieve the best outcomes, everyone should apply appropriate communication skills in virtual meetings.

Three groups of COVID-19 affected businesses get an electricity bill reduction

8 September 2021
Factories and manufacturing facilities in the provinces and centrally-run cities as of 25 August 2021 are implementing social isolation according to Directive No. 16/CT-TTg.

Vietnam's overseas investment rises by 2-3 times

31 August 2021
Vietnam's overseas investment rose by 2-3 times in the first seven months of this year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)

4 issues about social insurance and salary when employees work from home during Covid-19 pandemic

24 August 2021
Currently, the situation of Covid-19 is extremely stressful, many businesses have arranged for employees to work from home. Employees need to know these things to ensure their rights.

Vietnam's socio-economic performance in seven months of 2021

10 August 2021
The consumer price index (CPI) increased by 1.64 per cent in the January to July period, the lowest rate since 2016, with lower food and electricity prices after Government efforts to stabilise prices and support virus-hit citizens and enterprises in the pandemic, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam e-commerce revenue grows by 18%

28 July 2021
The retail e-commerce market in Vietnam achieved a revenue of 11.8 billion USD in 2020, an increase of 18% compared to 2019 and attracted nearly 50 million consumers to participate.

Number of employed workers increases in H1

22 July 2021
Number of employed workers in the first half of this year increased year on year, according to the General Statistics Office. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)

Six-month CPI up 1.47 percent

13 July 2021
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.47 percent year-on-year in the first half of this year, the lowest since 2016, according to the General Statistics Office.

FDI reaches nearly 14 billion USD

24 June 2021
Vietnam attracted nearly 14 billion USD in FDI in the first five months of this year, up 0.8 percent over the same period last year. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)

Industrial production up 10% in the first four months of 2021

15 June 2021
Industrial production increased 10% in the first four months of 2021 year-on-year. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)

Fruit, vegetable export reaches 1.35 billion USD

4 June 2021
Fruit, vegetable export of Vietnam reached 1.35 billion USD in the first four months of this year. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)

FDI totals 12.25 billion USD in first four months

19 May 2021
Foreign direct investment reached 12.25 billion USD in the first four months of this year, according to the General Statistics Office. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)

Vietnam-ASEAN trade turnover during 1995-2021 period

18 May 2021
Vietnam-ASEAN trade turnover has increased rapid over the last 26 years (1995-2021), contributing to the development of Vietnam and other ASEAN member states.

Agro-forestry-fisheries exports up 24% during 4 months of 2021

11 May 2021
Vietnam exported 10.61 billion USD worth of agricultural, forestry and fishery products in the first 4 months of 2021, up 19.7 percent compared to the same period last year.

Vietnam jumps three spots in global index of emerging logistics markets

27 April 2021
Vietnam jumps three spots to eight in the 2021 Emerging Markets Logistics Index released by leading logistics company Agility. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)

Agricultural exports set to reach 50 billion USD by 2025

16 April 2021
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development sets a target of earning 50 – 51 billion USD in export value of agro-forestry and fishery products by 2025 and 60 – 62 billion USD by 2030.

CPI inches up 0.29% in Q1

12 April 2021
The average CPI in the first quarter of this year rose by 0.29 percent, the lowest increase for Q1 recorded in the last 20 years, while Q1’s core inflation picked up 0.67 percent.

Vietnam's potential for solar energy development

26 March 2021
Vietnam is blessed with excellent sunshine throughout the year, providing it with a huge potential for developing solar power. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)

Personal income tax deadline for finalization 2020

15 March 2021
When making the 2020 personal income tax finalization, taxpayers should note the following points. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)

Vietnam's exports 2020

1 March 2021
See Vietnam's exports in 2020 from total value, market, composition, etc. Download infographic (PDF)

10 years implementing socio-economic development strategy for 2011-2020

22 February 2021
During 10 years implementing socio-economic development strategy for 2011-2020, Vietnam has recorded encouraging achievements. Download infographic (PDF)

Vietnam: 1.3 billion USD trade surplus in January

19 February 2021
Vietnam enjoys trade surplus of 1.3 billion USD in January Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam has obtained a trade surplus of 1.3 billion USD in January, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

FDI hits 2.02 bil USD in January

5 February 2021
According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Vietnam attracted more than US$2 billion in FDI in January, 37.8 percent higher than in the same period in 2020. Download infographic (PDF)

List of FTAs joined by Vietnam (as of December 2020)

22 January 2021
FTAs in which Vietnam has joined cover most continents. They comprise nearly 60 economies which altogether make up ~90% global GDP. Download infographic (PDf)

Prism of Vietnam's Economy 2020

15 January 2021
Vietnam has been successful in controlling COVID-19 in 2020 and is likely to keep the situation contained next year. The country has been seen as an alternative manufacturing hub for companies, given that FDI this year remains very resilient into Vietnam. And it is expected to be one of few bright spots in global economy this year.

RSM look back 2020

30 December 2020
The landscape of tax has completely changed and defined business in Vietnam.

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