» Guide to Doing Business in Vietnam

Wish to learn everything you should know about doing business in Vietnam in an hour or so: market potential, laws and regulations, tax, accounting and finance matters, etc.?


» Get our full hands-on market entry support

Vietnam's seemingly strong market dynamics tempt you to enter the market; yet you are still unsure of the proven potential, market structure, and/or the specific next steps to take.


» Our package of M&A/corporate finance services will help out

You are contemplating a transaction (M&A, investment) in Vietnam and need on-ground local support (partners screening, background check, due diligence, feasibility study, etc.)


Our firm is mostly approached by first-time clients to solve a major business issue they are facing, rather than for recurring routine services. The issues we've helped solve concern a variety of service tasks and categories: [business] licensing (in sectors restrictive or conditional to foreigners), license amendment (related to business scope), business model structuring (for licensing), market research (high-level field interviews or surveys), trade mission (with budget constraints), tax puzzle (tax rate application), In most cases, we were retained by clients for other problem-solving assignments or long-term recurring services in other services areas or tasks. Please check out our clients' success stories  for typical cases of our problem-solving capability. 



Our various service categories and attributes are strategically designed to:

  • Connect the entire business cycle of a firm’s life from market entry to restructuring.

  • Form a one-stop shop for any start-up or existing business in varied business disciplines.

  • Dedicate to assisting foreigners (individuals, corporations) doing business in Vietnam, helping them navigate through numerous business difficulties.

  • Focus on helping SMEs in order to make up for their being less privileged and advantegeous versus giant MNC peers.





Vietnam is increasingly becoming a top-choice destination for doing business and investing and catching closer attention from foreign entrepreneurs and multinationals/ international firms. This can be attributed to numerous factors. Yet below are what we believe top 5 reasons with brief description (click + icon on the right for details). For a more comprehensive picture, we strongly encourage you to visit here

  1. Large consumer markets with strong growth in market demand

    Vietnam has a population of 93 million, about half of which are aged below 30. The population is growing at a steady pace of 1.15% a year, and is being ubranized at a high pace (currently 35% of total population), and simultanenously getting increasingly affluent (with steady increment of disposible income). All of these translate into large consumer markets with strong, consistent growth in market demand for many sectors of goods and services. 

  2. Open-minded for new stuff

    Vietnamese people are very open to new things, especially those that represent new lifestyles and convenience. Typical examples are fashion, technology (notably electronic handheld devices), social network, modern trade shopping and entertainment.

  3. Extensive reforms underway

    Numerous economic and political reforms  which started back in 1986, are continueing with strong government determination, under the pressure of bilateral and multinational agreements as well as internal country needs. World Bank, WTO, and ASEAN are playing active roles on this front. 

  4. Good IT infrastructure base

    For a developing country, Vietnam has a fairly developed IT infrastructure and has a high penetration of internet usage (39% of population), among the world top 20 countries with high internet users.

  5. Political stability

    No major political unrest or riots have been seen since the country’s liberation and unification in 1975. Crimes are well under control.


Vietnam’s economy posted its strongest first-quarter growth in 10 years, expanding 7.38 percent annually in January-March and backed by strong growth in manufacturing and agriculture, the country’s statistics office said on Thursday.  “The first quarter growth extended strong momentum in the second half of last year, and with the normally low basis of first quarter […]