<b>Vietnam - second most listed location for business expansion in ASEAN</b> <br /><i>Vietnam is the second most listed location for business expansion in ASEAN, according to a survey results released on August 28 by the US Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore).</i><b>RoK businesses updated on tax, customs policies</b> <br /><i>Representatives from over 130 Republic of Korea (RoK) companies attended a dialogue with the Dong Nai Province Customs Department on August 28 to stay abreast of Vietnam’s tax and customs policies.</i><b>Over 31,800 automobile imported in 7 months</b> <br /><i>Vietnam imported 31,800 automobile of all kinds worth of US$ 681 million in the first 7 months of this year, increased sharply by 62.1 per cent in volume and 82.3 per cent in value over the same period last year, according to the General Department of Customs.</i><b>Import of mobile phones and accessories up slightly</b> <br /><i>Vietnam imported US$ 4.49 billion worth of mobile phones and accessories in the first seven months of this year, slightly increased by 0.77 per cent over the same period last year, according to the statistics figures.</i><b>Trade turnover hit US$ 166.37 billion in 7 months</b> <br /><i>Vietnam’s trade turnover in the first seven months of this year hit nearly US$ 166.37 billion, increased by 13.2 per cent or over $ 19.35 billion over the same period of 2013, according to the import and export statistics figures released by the General Department of Customs.</i>
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