Vietnam – Mining Action Plan

Vietnam – Mining Action Plan – Issues and Solutions – Impact of the Major Trade Agreements CPTPP, EUVNFTA and Investment Protection Agreement Author: Dr. Oliver Massmann

A. Outlook
Vietnam´s mining industry is still largely undeveloped. Most operations are insufficient and harm the environment. However, there is great potential due to the variety of unexploited mineral resources. The discovery and mining of new minerals can be significantly facilitate

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Vietnam Healthcare and Medical Devices

Vietnam – Healthcare and Medical Devices – Investment – With Outlook on the Major Trade Agreements CPTPP, EUVNFTA and Investment Protection Agreement Author: Dr. Oliver Massmann


A. Overview of the future of Vietnam´s healthcare sector
There is no denying that Vietnam truly is an attractive investment destination in South East Asia. It has great potential to develop a qualitative, self-sustaining life science sector. Improvements on the healthca

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Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann Anti-Corruption Action Plan

VIETNAM INVESTMENT REVIEW - INTERVIEW WITH DR. OLIVER MASSMANN – ANTI-CORRUPTION ACTION PLAN – NEW LAW – WHAT YOU MUST KNOW:
1. It's been observed that corruption in the non-state sector “has been growing rampantly and with complexity, especially in the areas of loaning, bidding, contracting, and in unofficial costs like gifts, tours, or job generation”. Will this law prevent or stop these various modes of corruption?
OM : Whether the law can prev

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Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann Power Energy Action Plan

Vietnam – Power Energy Action Plan – With Outlook on the Major Trade Agreements CPTPP, EUVNFTA and Investment Protection Agreement Author: Dr. Oliver Massmann


A. Overview of the Power Master Plan 8
Vietnam contains huge potential regarding the production of clean energy. It has best conditions for developing solar power due to being one of the countries with the most sun hours during the year and best conditions for creating wind power due to 3000km coastl

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Vietnam Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Vietnam’s Approval and Direct Application
On November 12, 2018, the National Assembly of Vietnam (“ NAV ”) has promulgated a resolution to approve and ratify the CPTPP agreement and relevant documents (“ Resolution ”). As a result, Vietnam formally became the 7 th member of the CPTPP. Since six other nations have passed the CPTPP trade deal by 30 October 2018, the CPTPP will come in

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Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann RENEWABLE ENERGY AND FEED IN TARIFFS


Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann – RENEWABLE ENERGY AND FEED IN TARIFFS – QUO VADIS - INTERVIEW WITH MERGERMARKET
1. Dear Dr. Massmann, a government official recently stated that the MoIT probably had enough solar projects in the pipeline, explaining for that fact that such new FIT will be much more lower than the current one (as quoted by Mr. Nguyen Ninh Hai, Deputy Director of New and Renewable Energy Department, MOIT), do you agree with this statement and why? I

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Vietnam Major Impact of Investment Protection Agreement and Free Trade Agreement with the EU


Lawyer in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann – INTERVIEW WITH ViTV CHANNEL ON MAJOR IMPACT OF INVESTMENT PROTECTION AGREEMENT AND FREE TRADE AGREEMENT EUROPEAN UNION AND VIETNAM
1 – Viet Nam and the EU officially concluded the legal review process of the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement as well as agreed on the contents of the Vietnam-EU Agreement on Investment Protection (IPA). How do you assess the context of this action?
The legal review is concluded in the context wh

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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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