Vietnam’s Mining Fiscal Regime: H1 2015

Vietnam has rich mineral deposits which include coal, copper, gold, nickel and silver. The mining industry is governed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), and the Department of the Geology and Minerals, under its supervision, manages the country's geology and mineral resources. The Mineral Law 2010 is the apex law for the country’s mining industry, and focuses on implementing new strategies and polices for mining operations.

Scope

The report outlines Vietnam's governing bodies, governing laws, licenses, rights and obligations and key fiscal terms which includes, mining royalty, enterprise income tax (EIT), capital gain tax, depreciation rates, loss carry forward and value added tax (VAT) and future development.

Key Highlights

• Monre is the body responsible for the development and implementation of educational programs for land as well as raising awareness of policy and legislation on land agencies.

• The Vietnam Environmental Administration (VAE) is the subsidiary body under MONRE and the Decision No. 25/2014/QĐ-TTg issued by the prime minister regulates duties, organizational structure and functions of VAE.

• The department was upgraded to General Department of Geology. The decision no 26/2011/QD-TTg by the prime minster was responsible for upgrading it from Department of Geology and Minerals.

• Vietnam's Mineral Law 2010 is the current law governing the country’s mining industry. It came into effect from July 1, 2011, replacing the 1996 Mineral Law, and focuses on implementing new strategies and polices for mining operations.

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 The Vietnamese Mining Industry – Governing Bodies

2.1 Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (Monre)

2.1.1 Vietnam Environmental Administration (VAE)

2.1.2 General Department of Geology and Minerals

3 The Vietnamese Mining Industry – Governing Laws

3.1 Mineral Law

3.1.1 Mineral strategy

3.1.2 Auction of mineral mining rights

4 The Vietnamese Mining Industry – Mining License

4.1 Mineral Exploration License

4.1.1 Duration

4.2 Mineral Mining License

4.2.1 Duration

5 The Vietnamese Mining Industry – Rights and Obligations

5.1 Rights

5.2 Obligations

6 The Vietnamese Mining Industry – Key Fiscal Terms

6.1 Mining Royalty

6.2 Enterprise Income Tax (EIT)

6.3 Capital Gain Tax

6.4 Depreciation Rates

6.5 Loss Carry Forward

6.6 Value Added Tax (VAT)

7 Future Development

8 Appendix

8.1 Abbreviations

8.2 Methodology

8.3 Secondary Research

8.4 Primary Research

8.5 Contact GlobalData

8.6 About GlobalData

8.7 GlobalData’s Services

8.8 Disclaimer

List of Tables

Table 1: The Mining Industry in Vietnam – Fiscal Regime Terms and Other Taxes (%), 2015

Table 2: The Mining Industry in Vietnam – Royalty Rates (%), 2015

Table 3: The Mining Industry in Vietnam – Depreciation Tax Rates (%), 2015

List of Figures

Figure 1: The Mining Industry in Vietnam – Commodity Mines at Different Stages (Number of Mines), 2015

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