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Doing business in Vietnam

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Vietnam.


Overseas Business Risk - Vietnam
Report from UK Trade and Investment and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office looking at potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. It includes economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.

International Business Guides: Vietnam
HSBC, June 2023
The guide gives an overview of challenges and opportunities, society and culture, working practice and values, and business etiquette. It also includes information on labour, tax, FDI, infrastructure and cost of living.

Doing business in Vietnam
Guide produced by Grant Thornton offering a profile of Vietnam and covering business etiquette and travel, key trends and statistics, finance, the regulatory environment, foreign investment, business entities, labour, financial reporting and audit, and the tax system. Published in November 2018.

Doing Business in Vietnam 
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country. This publication is current at December 2017


On our Exporting to Vietnam page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Chambers of commerce and business networks

Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Organisation representing the business community, employers and business associations.

British Chamber of Commerce Vietnam
A support network for promoting business and trade between Britain and Vietnam.

Articles and books in the Library collection

Selected books

The Business Operations in... series from Bloomberg BNA provides expert guidance on the tax aspects of expanding and operating businesses abroad.

Business Operations in Vietnam
Analysis of the business environment in Vietnam, focusing on: the economy and government, operating a business, forms of doing business, principal taxes and taxation of domestic corporations.

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