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Vietnam remains destination for investors

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Vietnam remains destination for investors

Up to 78 percent of businesses have been positive about Vietnam’s economy, according to a survey on the private equity (PE) sector conducted by Grant Thornton Vietnam, which provides assurance, tax and advisory services.

Ministry proposes tax hike on petroleum

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Ministry proposes tax hike on petroleum

The Ministry of Finance has proposed, in a draft law, almost tripling the environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption from the current 3,000 VND (0.13 USD) to 8,000 VND per litre. The draft will be submitted to the Government for approval in June and the National Assembly in October.

Consumption tax hike needed

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Consumption tax hike needed

Health activists say special consumption taxes imposed on alcohol, beer and tobacco should be increased to improve community health and tackle the national budget deficit.