Law on Investment

Update news Law on Investment

After more than six years in effect, the Law on Investment has been officially amended with a number of new articles to improve the country’s appeal to higher-quality foreign investment flows.

Amended law alters funding landscape

The Vietnamese National Assembly has adopted the new Law on Investment, with new rules in favour of foreign investment, including from the US, which is expected to surge in Vietnam in the time to come.

HCM City’s housing industry faces difficulties

The property industry in Ho Chi Minh City, and in fact the country in general, faces several problems that need urgent solutions, especially with regard to legal provisions.

What's new in Vietnam's amended Investment Law?

This law version bans the debt collection service.

Positive scope ahead in amended Law on Investment

Amongst the numerous revisions included in the draft amendments of the Law on Investment, the expansion of investment capital and the “negative list” approach towards market access are two features less-frequently mentioned

Draft law ensures consistent practice

In order to continue improving Vietnam’s business environment, the Ministry of Planning and Investment is drafting two new laws, one of which will amend and supplement the current Law on Investment.

Further clarity to new investment laws

International investors are seeking for more positive changes in mergers and acquisitions transactions and market access conditions in the latest draft amendments to the Law on Investment to keep them moving forward with their future ventures.

Revising key laws to lead Vietnam into the new era

The draft amendments to the Law on Investment and the Law on Enterprises feature notable changes and are expected to bring forward a more favourable investment climate when it is scheduled to take effect in 2021. 

Amended regulation must adopt modern standards to strike home

In the context of rapid changes in business methods, the current Law on Investment needs changes in favour of investors. 

Draft Law on Investment adds incentive sectors

Numerous sectors were added to receive incentives under the Draft Law on Investment to ensure it matches the new FDI strategy.

Further alterations sought by investors after draft law talks

Despite a range of improvements, the latest draft amendments to the Law on Investment 2014 retains several concerns among both domestic and overseas investors, who are urging for further changes ahead. 

Business conditions continue to be reformed

Around 3,000 business conditions under circulars have expired since July 1, 2016, and have been replaced by 50 new decrees. This was a breakthrough in the local business environment and was good news for the local business community.

Financial waste rife in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Le Nhu Tien, Deputy to the 13th National Assembly, spoke to about the serious problem of losses and wastage in Viet Nam.

Gov’t promulgates decree guiding Investment Law

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has promulgated Decree 118/2015/ND-CP to guide the implementation of some articles of the Law on Investment.

Civil aviation growth an opportunity for private infrastructure investment

 VietNamNet Bridge – With funding needs rising commensurately with the rapid growth of Viet Nam's aviation industry, there is an opportunity for private sector participation in developing air infrastructure.

New criteria for hi-tech investments

VietNamNet Bridge – Hi-tech inward investments are expected to surge following the issuing of a new government shortlist of prioritised technologies and hi-tech products and eased criteria for enterprises to enjoy the most preferential incentives.

FDI info system launched

VietNamNet Bridge – Director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency Do Nhat Hoang spoke to Dau Tu newspaper about how the new national information system for foreign investment would benefit investors.

New laws help harness capital inflows

 VietNamNet Bridge – On November 26, 2014, the National Assembly passed the new Law on Investment and Law on Enterprises. Both changes were initiated to spur additional foreign investment interest that should commence

National Assembly discusses changes to Law on Investment

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lawmakers yesterday heard a verification report on the revised Law on Investment. They also provided opinions on the revised Law on Civil Aviation 2006.