Thailand’s central declares $89.6 mln tax on Big C Vietnam deal: report

Thai retail giant Central Group has declared around US$89.6 million in tax on its acquisition of Vietnam’s biggest foreign-owned supermarket chain Big C, local media reported. Big C Vietnam, which declared the tax on behalf of its new owner, has paid $17.03 million of the amount, Tuoi Tre newspaper said on 1 August, citing an unnamed source from the Ministry of Finance. The rest is expected to be collected later.