Law No. 18/2003/QH11 on Cooperatives


(enacted in 2003)

Law No. 18/2003/QH on Cooperatives prescribes the setting up, organization and operation of cooperatives in Vietnam, including:

  • Establishment and business registration of cooperatives;
  • Cooperative members;
  • Organization and management of cooperatives;
  • Assets and finance of cooperatives;
  • Reorganization, dissolution or bankruptcy of cooperatives;
  • Unions of cooperatives, federations of cooperatives;
  • State management over cooperatives; and
  • Commendation and handling of cooperatives.