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Draft decree details regulatory framework for sea survey rights
Insight 17 Nov 2023

The latest draft regulations dealing with allocation of sea areas for marine resource exploitation and use are of keen interest to the many potential investors in Vietnam's nascent offshore wind power industry, whose applications to survey sea areas have been pending new legislation for over a year. ...

Vietnam cross-border lending guide
Insight 03 Nov 2023

Vietnam continues to be an attractive destination for foreign investors. Both Vietnamese and foreign-invested enterprises constantly require debt capital from overseas lenders to establish and grow their businesses. Further, the demand for cross-border financing has also been boosted by a growing nu ...

Report: Vietnam LNG sector update: October 2023
Insight 18 Oct 2023

Vietnam’s need for LNG projects is greater than ever due to instability of the power system, power shortages caused by delayed investment of other power projects and energy security requirements. This article provides an overview of the liquefied natural gas market in Vietnam ...

State Bank of Vietnam tightens control over onshore lending
Insight 20 Jul 2023

On 28 June 2023, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) issued Circular 06/2023/TT-NHNN (Circular 06) to amend Circular 39/2016/TT-NHNN (Circular 39) on lending activities of credit institutions and foreign bank branches in Vietnam. Circular 06 will take effect from 1 September 2023. ...

Long-anticipated rules on cross-border lending into Vietnam finally issued
Insight 19 Jul 2023

After various rounds of drafts and consultations, on 30 June 2023 the State Bank of Vietnam (the SBV) finally issued the long-anticipated regulations on non-government guaranteed cross-border foreign loans under Circular No. 08/2023/TT-NHNN (the New Circular). ...

Determining electricity generation prices: new regulations for projects participating in Vietnam's Wholesale Electricity Market
Insight 24 Apr 2023

Recent changes to how prices are set for generators participating in Vietnam's wholesale power market reflect a broad policy shift away from bespoke structures for large-scale power plants (in particular foreign-invested BOT projects) and the government's determination to develop the merchant market ...

Vietnam's new regulations on corporate bonds
Insight 15 Mar 2023

On 16 September 2022, the Vietnamese Government issued Decree 65/2022/ND-CP (Decree 65) to amend the existing Decree 153/2020/ND-CP (Decree 153) on offering and trading of privately issued corporate bonds. ...

Updated draft regulation on cross-border lending into Vietnam—a more lenient approach
Insight 24 Feb 2023

The State Bank of Vietnam ( SBV ) has been working on regulations to replace the current circular No. 12/2014/TT-NHNN on conditions for non-government guaranteed cross-border foreign loans (the ...

Circular 15 issuance a baby step towards resolving orphaned transitional wind and solar projects in Vietnam
Insight 17 Oct 2022

In this Insight, we unpack the key contents of Circular 15 and assess their likely impact given ongoing uncertainties.  ...

Vietnam issues new guidance on data localisation requirement
Insight 25 Aug 2022

More than three years after the Cybersecurity Law came into force, Vietnam's Government has finally issued guidance for its implementation under Decree No. 53/2022/ND-CP. In this Insight we examine this requirement and its implications for Vietnamese and foreign businesses. ...