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Tax agency launches probes into e-commerce platforms

Sixteen platforms disclosed insufficient information about their vendors in Q1, whereas 162 said they had no information about their number of...

How much tax Facebook, Google, Microsoft paid to Viet Nam?

Google has paid VND2.115 trillion (nearly US$87.4 billion) in tax to Vietnam from 2018 to August 2022, representing the biggest tax contributor among cross-border and e-commerce platforms operating in the country.

Fixes aim to clear up e-commerce tax

With the fast development of digital commerce in the past few years, an adjusted decree from the Ministry of Finance and a new e-commerce tax portal are expected to facilitate better tax management for e-commerce platforms.

New strategy promotes agricultural products on e-commerce platforms

The recently-approved National Postal Development Strategy to 2025 with a vision to 2030 targets 100 percent of agricultural households using e-commerce platforms to move their products.

Warehouses use robots to pack products as e-commerce booms

Products ordered on e-commerce platforms are being delivered to consumers from warehouses with robotic arms and a high degree of automation.

Foreign e-commerce platforms must set up an office or appoint representative in Vietnam

Foreign traders and foreign organizations having e-commerce activities in Vietnam must establish representative offices or appoint representatives according to Vietnam’s regulations.

5.3 million farming households have accounts on Postmart, VoSo

More than 5.3 million farming households have been helped to create accounts on the two e-commerce platforms of Postmart and Vo So. The figure is expected to reach 10 million by the end of the year.

Millions of farmers learn how to sell their products via e-commerce

According to a plan of the Ministry of Information and Communications, all agricultural production households operating on e-commerce will be trained in digital and business skills on e-commerce platforms.

E-commerce continues to expand in Vietnam, Southeast Asia

After a successful year with many contributions to the macro-economy and supply of goods during the pandemic, e-commerce platforms continued to be recognized in terms of brand recognition in 2021 in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

Millions of farmers learn how to do business on e-commerce platforms

Under a plan of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), 100 percent of farming households on e-commerce platforms in 2022 will be trained in digital skills and doing business on e-marketplaces.

Tech firms get involved in smart agriculture projects

Technology utilization and market development are the keys to development of Vietnam’s agriculture.

More Vietnamese agro products to be available on e-commerce platforms

Following successful sales of lychees, efforts have been made to sell other Vietnamese farm produce on e-commerce platforms, the Nong nghiep Viet Nam (Vietnam Agriculture) newspaper has reported.

Fake and low-quality goods: the biggest problem for e-commerce platforms

Counterfeit and poor-quality goods are the biggest obstacle that customers face on online shopping platforms.

VN hopes to tax overseas sellers on e-commerce platforms

The Vietnamese tax watchdog hopes to tax sellers based in foreign countries but operating e-commerce businesses in Vietnam.

Farmers in Hai Duong turn to e-commerce sites to sell produce

No longer having to discard vegetables, many farmers in Hai Duong province, Vietnam’s Covid-19 hotspot, can now sell their farm produce on e-commerce platforms.

E-commerce platforms help “rescue” agricultural products

E-commerce platforms are effective tools that can help farmers reduce losses when there is an oversupply of produce and sales are slow.

Three main trends for Vietnam's e-commerce in 2021

Innovation in Vietnam’s e-commerce industry this year will focus primarily on payments, logistics, and digital technology.

Digital transformation – future of Vietnam’s agriculture

Growing tomatoes via smartphones and sitting on the top of mountain selling vegetables to the US from a distance are what some Vietnamese farmers are doing today.

E-commerce sites launch Tet online sale campaigns

While general stores and supermarkets are about to close for Tet holiday, e-commerce websites have stated they are ready to take orders even on Tet days.

Vietnamese shoppers increase online purchase frequency in 2020: Survey

E-commerce is the fastest-growing digital economy in Vietnam as online usage becomes part of the Vietnamese shopping life.