Vietnam Wind Energy New Feed-in-Tariffs

VIETNAM – POWER SECTOR NEW FEED-IN-TARIFFS FOR WIND ENERGY PROJECTS
THE PRIME MINISTER’S IN-PRINCIPLE APPROVAL
On 11 September 2018, the Prime Minister has approved a draft decision on new feed-in tariffs (FITs) applicable to wind power projects in Vietnam. This FITs decision will become effective 1 November 2018 (the “ PM Decision ”). The PM Decision will amend and revise certain articles of the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 37/2011/QD-TTg on the mech

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Vietnam Wind Energy New Feed-in Tariff

VIETNAM – RENEWABLE ENERGY – NEW FEED IN TARIFFS FOR WIND ENERGY AMAZING DEVELOPMENT, SPECIAL POLICY FOR NINH THUAN AND ONGOING DRAFT POLICY



RECENT DEVELOPMENT
Until June 2018, approx. 286 solar power projects of total capacity of 19,300 MW have been submitted to the licensing authorities to be supplement to the Power Master Plans, but only 100 projects have been approved (approx. 4,700 MW). We also note that 90% projects are still in other licensin

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Vietnam Power Sector Reform

Vietnam – Power Sector Reform Competitive Auction Mechanism for New Generation Investment

On 31 August 2018, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) co-arranged a workshop to introduce the first ADB’s Technical Assistance (TA) on competitive auction mechanism for new power generation investment in Vietnam. The TA aims at improving the arrangements for investment to ensure adequate energy supply and to be compatible with Vietnam Wholesale E

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VIETNAM POWER ENERGY NON-RECOURSE FINANCING AND BANKABILITY - HOW TO ACHIEVE?

VIETNAM – POWER ENERGY – NON-RECOURSE FINANCING AND BANKABILITY - HOW TO ACHIEVE? - How to make use of CPTPP and EUVNFTA – BEST PRACTICE! By Dr. Oliver Massmann

Overview on the recent developments in the power sector
The recent increasing interest from investors in the energy sector in general and renewable energy in particular has prompted the Government to work on the revision of the National Power Master Plan VII (amended) to attract more investment in t

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Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann Direct Corporate Power Purchase Agreements

Direct Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (DPPA) to be piloted in Vietnam in 2019 in Vietnam - Opportunities for producers of renewable energy and foreign firms as buyers - how best to use the CPTPP and the EUVNFTA to make it work

In recent years, Vietnam has enjoyed one of the world’s most rapid economic growth rates i.e., an average of more than 6% p.a. Such growth has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world into a middle-income country. Vietnam has lon

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Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann Trends Mergers and Acquisitions


Vietnam Investment Review interviewing lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann on trends in Mergers and Acquisitions in Vietnam

1. How do you judge the M&A trends in Vietnam at the current time?
The M&A market in Vietnam since the beginning of this year is very active. Foreign investors tend to invest in public listed companies or companies with good brand in the market. Sectors that attract the most interest of foreign investors are finance, real estate, retail,

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Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann RENEWABLE ENERGIES

VIETNAM – RENEWABLE ENERGIES - Identifying the Amazing Development - what you must know:

In recent years, Vietnam has enjoyed one of the world’s most rapid economic growth rates with an average of more than 6% p.a. Such growth has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world into a middle-income country. Vietnam has long recognised the important role of renewable energy (including solar power) in achieving energy security, sustainable development and sta

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Lawyer in Myanmar Dr. Oliver Massmann WITHHOLDING TAX REFORM

Lawyer in Myanmar Dr. Oliver Massmann WITHHOLDING TAX REFORM – Two per cent (2%) withholding tax on domestic payments scrapped under new Notification № 47/2018

On 18 June 2018, the Ministry of Planning and Finance (“ Ministry ”) implemented its most recent reforms to Myanmar’s withholding tax laws under Notification № 47/2018 (“ Notification ”). The new Notification repeals and replaces the Country’s previous withholding tax law, Notifi

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Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann Initial Public Offerings

VIETNAM – THOMSON REUTERS INTERVIEWING DR. OLIVER MASSMANN ON INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS (IPO)
Why has there been so much IPO activity in Vietnam of late? What has been driving it?

The investors are very optimistic about the development of Vietnam’s market. Vietnam’s GDP in Q1/2018 is 7.4%, the highest rate in the past 10 years. In addition, there is growing middle class with great purchasing power. The World Bank predicts that the middle class will account f

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Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann WORLD BANK QUESTIONNAIRE GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT


VIETNAM – THE WORLD BANK IS ASKING DUANE MORRIS ON GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC PROCUREMENT - HERE ARE OUR ANSWERS:

1. Which is the entity that conducts procurement for the authority that owns the majority of roads in Vietnam ?
For the remainder of the Questionnaire, whenever reference is made to the “procuring entity” please refer to the entity you indicated here.

The Ministry of Transport

2. Are you aware of any change (in practi

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