Commercial import of Tobacco

Legal basis

  • WTO
  • Decree 67/2013 of the Government dated 27 June 2013 elaborating some articles and measures for implementation the law on tobacco harm prevention applicable to tobacco trading
  • Circular 37/2013 of the Ministry of Finance dated 30 December 2013 providing the import of cigars, cigarettes

Investment conditions

  1. WTO: Only Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation is allowed to import cigarettes, cigars and shredded tobacco.
  2. The Law of Vietnam: Foreign-invested business organizations are not allowed to import tobacco, cigar trimming the ends, cigarillos and cigarettes, of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes.