Last year, Vietnam’s export revenue of agro-fishery-forestry products set a record high of 53.22 billion USD, up 9.3% year-on-year. However, Europe accounted for only 11.3% of its market share. This is a modest number, although the agricultural sector has optimized many advantages of the E.U. - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). One of the main reasons is said to be the union’s high requirements on farm imports, while Vietnam’s agricultural production has yet to meet green growth requirements. According to the World Bank’s report, agriculture is the second highest emitter, accounting for 19% of the nation’s total gas emissions in 2020. About 48% of the sector’s emissions and more than 75% of methane emissions are from rice production. Therefore, to boost farm exports to the E.U., the sector is advised to pay more attention to green growth indicators through making policies and roadmaps to reduce greenhouse gas and methane emissions in accordance with international … [Read more...] about Vietnam develops green agriculture to increase exports to E.U.
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Vietnam collects $78 million in tax from cross-border platforms in 2022 According to the department, in March 2022, it launched the information portal for foreign service providers. As of the end of October last year, over 40 foreign service providers had registered and declared tax on the information portal for foreign service providers. Meta, Google, Microsoft, TikTok, Netflix, and Apple, which account for 90 per cent of revenue from e-commerce services on cross-border digital platforms , have declared and paid taxes in Vietnam, totalling tens of millions of dollars. For example, Google paid $28.8 million, Meta (Facebook) $34.5 million, and Apple with $7.56 million. These cross-border platforms, which account for 90 per cent of revenue from e-commerce services on cross-border digital platforms, have declared and paid tax in Vietnam, totalling tens of millions of dollars. Tax revenue collected from cross-border platforms has increased thanks to the launch of the electronic … [Read more...] about Vietnam collects $78 million in tax from foreign tech giants in 2022