Bizspective Vietnam news highlights – April Vol. 1

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Vietnam’s vaccine passport updates From April 15, Vietnam began to issue vaccine passports to people. Vietnam’s electronic vaccine passport uses the standards issued by WHO and EU, currently being used in 62 countries and more countries will be added soon. Vaccine passports are displayed on the Electronic Health Book application, PC-Covid or on the Portal […]

Bizspective Vietnam news highlights – March Vol. 2

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Business boom in Vietnam According to newly announced data from the General Statistics Office, the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the number of newly-established enterprises and those who return to operation in the first quarter of 2022 increased by 36.7% over the same period last year. The total registered capital increased by 21%. In March […]

Bizspective Vietnam news highlights – March Vol. 1

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Tourism is finally back after 2 years! On March 15, the Government issued a resolution on unilateral visa exemption for citizens of the following countries: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, UK, Russia, Japan, South Korea, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Belarus. Citizens of 13 countries are exempt from visas when entering Vietnam with a temporary stay […]

Bizspective Vietnam news highlights – February Vol. 2

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World Bank’s report on Vietnam’s macroeconomic situation in February 2022 According to the report, the main indicators all increased strongly before the Lunar New Year, thanks to the vaccine coverage rate that surpassed 73% of the population. According to the World Bank, in January, industrial production continued to grow, although at a slower and uneven […]

Bizspective Vietnam news highlights – February Vol. 1

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VAT is officially reduced to 8% The 8% value-added tax will be applied until the end of 2022 for a number of groups of goods and services. From February 1st, the value-added tax rate (VAT) will be reduced by 2%, applicable to groups of goods and services currently applying the value-added tax of 10%, except […]

Bizspective Vietnam news highlights – November Vol. 1

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. Vietnam welcomes foreign tourists again after two years of border closures Vietnam just welcomed the first group of foreign tourists after nearly two years since the country closed its borders and cancelled all international flights in March last year due to the pandemic. To be eligible for visiting Vietnam, all tourists need to be […]

Vietnam planning to resume international flights with vaccine passport

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The Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh requested the Ministry of Transport to urgently submit to the Prime Minister a plan to resume international flights with countries and territories with a high safety factor before November 5, 2021. . Vietnam plan to resume international commercial flights The Government Office has just issued a document conveying the […]

Eye-opening statistics on unemployment rate in Vietnam

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The unemployment rate in Vietnam in the third quarter of 2021 has increased far beyond the usual 2% figure. . The unemployment rate in Vietnam exceeds the usual 2% figure The National Assembly’s Committee emphasized that the development and promulgation of documents aimed at improving institutions in the labor sector basically followed the set schedule. […]

PC-COVID – essential app for traveler


Under the new regulations, airline passengers only need to make an electronic medical declaration, and the authorities will extract the passenger’s domestic travel data directly from the PC-COVID application. . On the evening of October 28, 2021, the Ministry of Information and Communications issued an official document No. 4339/BTTTT-THH agreeing to deploy application development, connect, […]

83 percent of expats in Vietnam are optimistic


HSBC research shows that 83% of expats in Vietnam feel optimistic about life here in the next 12 months. . Expats in Vietnam are optimistic in HSBC survey HSBC has just released the “14th Expat Explorer Study” – a global survey with the participation of more than 20,000 people living and working abroad. This report […]