April 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p4
Country Report
The article reports on the political and economic risks and business environment in Vietnam. The country's trade deficit more than tripled in the first two months of 2008 to $4.3 billion from $1.2 billion in the same period in 2007, on the back of a 63.7% increase in imports. The Ministry of Finance proposed in February that the corporate tax level should be cut from 28% to 25% as of January 1, 2009 and that priority tax forms would be simplified to ease tax payments.


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