Exporting to Vietnam

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in Vietnam.



A detailed guide on doing business in and with Vietnam. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in Vietnam
  • growth potential
  • trade between the UK and Vietnam
  • opportunities in Vietnam
  • start-up considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements
  • who to contact for more help

More information


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Published 21 July 2014
Last updated 8 January 2016 + show all updates
  1. Update to Free Trade Agreement (FTA) section on launch of ASEAN Economic Community.
  2. 2015 update of Export to Vietnam guide.
  3. Updated 2014 version of exporting to Vietnam guide.
  4. First published.