Latest Treaty Updates: Vietnam


Treaty Update: Vietnam - United States

7/3/2017

According to recent media reports, Vietnam will soon ratify its new DTA with the United States.


Treaty Update: India - Vietnam

8/9/2016

India and Vietnam signed a DTA Protocol on September 3, 2016.


Treaty Update: Malta - Vietnam

26/7/2016

Malta and Vietnam signed a DTA on July 15, 2016.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Vietnam

19/4/2016

A DTA Protocol between Hong Kong and Vietnam became effective on April 1, 2016, in Hong Kong. It has been effective in Vietnam since the beginning of the year.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Various

9/3/2016

On March 1, 2016, in a rare update, the Vietnamese tax authority confirmed the country's recent DTAs with Mozambique, Kazakhstan, San Marino, Serbia, Uruguay, Turkey, Iran, Macedonia, Portugal, and the US are not yet effective.


Treaty Update: Cameroon - Vietnam

8/10/2015

Cameroon and Vietnam indicated on September 27, 2015, that they are to negotiate a DTA.


Treaty Update: Estonia - Vietnam

7/10/2015

Estonia and Vietnam signed a DTA on September 28, 2015.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Estonia

1/10/2015

Vietnam and Estonia have signed a DTA, Vietnam's Foreign Ministry confirmed on September 27, 2015.


Treaty Update: Brazil - Vietnam

6/8/2015

Representatives from Brazil agreed to launch DTA negotiations with Vietnam, during a visit to Vietnam on July 27, 2015.


Treaty Update: United States - Vietnam

17/7/2015

The United States and Vietnam signed a DTA on July 7, 2015.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Myanmar

13/4/2015

According to preliminary media reports on March 17, Vietnam and Myanmar (Burma) are to engage in negotiations towards a DTA.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Iran

1/4/2015

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance on March 26, 2015, confirmed that the Government has approved the DTA signed with Iran.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Vietnam

11/3/2015

Kazakhstan's lower house of Parliament on March 4, 2015, approved legislation to ratify the DTA signed with Vietnam.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Vietnam

4/3/2015

The Government of Hong Kong on February 23, 2015, confirmed that a second Protocol to the DTA with Vietnam entered into force on January 8, 2015, and will become effective in Hong Kong for years of assessment beginning on or after April 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - Vietnam

21/10/2014

Macedonia signed a DTA with Vietnam on October 15, 2014.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Iran

17/10/2014

Vietnam signed a DTA with Iran on October 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Turkey

16/7/2014

Vietnam and Turkey signed a DTA during four days of meetings concluding on July 9, 2014.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Uruguay

23/6/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Vietnam on June 6, 2014, ratified the DTA signed with Uruguay.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Azerbaijan

27/5/2014

Vietnam and Azerbaijan signed a DTA on May 19, 2014.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Vietnam

9/5/2014

The DTA between New Zealand and Vietnam entered into force on May 7, 2014.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Cambodia

17/1/2014

During three-day talks between Vietnam and Cambodia concluding on January 14, 2013, the two nations agreed to sign a Protocol to amend their DTA.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Vietnam

15/1/2014

Hong Kong and Vietnam signed a DTA Protocol on January 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: United States - Vietnam

18/11/2013

During a meeting on November 14, 2013, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung called for negotiations towards a DTA with the United States to be concluded in earnest.


Treaty Update: Kyrgyzstan - Vietnam

7/8/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Krygyzstan and Vietnam launched DTA negotiations on July 30, 2013.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Vietnam

6/8/2013

New Zealand and Vietnam signed a DTA on August 5, 2013.


Treaty Update: Serbia - Vietnam

17/4/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the Serbian Government on April 2, 2013, endorsed the DTA the nation signed with Vietnam on March 1, 2013, and forward the text to parliament for its approval.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Serbia

8/3/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Serbia and Vietnam signed a DTA on March 1, 2013.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - San Marino

19/2/2013

Vietnam and San Marino signed a DTA on February 14, 2013.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Singapore

15/1/2013

A second Protocol to the DTA between Singapore and Vietnam entered into force on January 11, 2013, Singapore's Ministry of Finance has confirmed.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Bolivia

1/10/2012

Bolivia and Vietnam have agreed to accelerate negotiations towards the conclusion of a DTA, Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on September 26, 2012.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Vietnam

14/9/2012

According to Singapore's revenue authority, Vietnam and Singapore on September 12, 2012, signed a second Protocol to further amend their DTA.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Vietnam

29/5/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Singapore and Vietnam initiated negotiations towards a DTA on April 18, 2012.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Vietnam

23/3/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Belgium and Vietnam signed a Protocol to their 1996 DTA on March 12, 2012.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Vietnam

1/11/2011

A DTA was signed between Kazakhstan and Vietnam on October 31, 2011.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Bahamas

22/9/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung gave his approval on September 19 for the DTA between Vietnam and the Bahamas to be signed.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Vietnam

23/6/2011

According to a Portuguese Finance Ministry release, dated June 20, 2011, the negotiations on a DTA have been concluded. The government hopes to sign the agreement by the end of the year.




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