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Official Gazette

Sunday, May 27, 2018
Sugar industry development plan nodded Sugar industry development plan nodded
Vietnam will keep its sugarcane growing area stable at 300,000 hectares until 2030 in parallel with increasing sugar output and quality.
Cryptocurrencies to be strictly managed Cryptocurrencies to be strictly managed
To minimize risks of using cryptocurrencies for crimes, such as money laundering, terrorist financing, illegal transfer of money, tax evasion and trade fraud, the Prime Minister on April 11 issued Directive 10/CT-TTg to enhance the management of activities related to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Food enterprises get a legal boost Food enterprises get a legal boost
With a view to removing unnecessary administrative procedures and bettering the business environment for food producers and traders, the Government recently issued a new decree detailing a number of articles of the Food Safety Law.
Plan to restructure public investment nodded Plan to restructure public investment nodded
The Prime Minister on January 12 decided to enact a plan to restructure public investment during 2017-20, with a vision toward 2025, aiming to form a rational public investment structure, improve efficiency of public investment and quality of public investment management institutions, and effectively seek and use other sources of investment for developing the socio-economic infrastructure system.
Action plan to turn shrimp farming into a key industry Action plan to turn shrimp farming into a key industry
Shrimp farming will be developed into a key industry that is environmentally friendly and can withstand the challenges of climate change.
Cabinet officially slashes 675 business conditions Cabinet officially slashes 675 business conditions
In order to improve the legal system as well as the investment and business environment, the Government on January 15 issued Decree 08 to remove 675 out of existing 1,216 business and investment conditions under the management of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Finance authority to tighten taxation of casino business Finance authority to tighten taxation of casino business
Every casino is required to arrange a place with necessary devices like a surveillance camera system to help tax agencies supervise the casino’s operations.
Decree lures foreign investment in logistics Decree lures foreign investment in logistics
From February 20, foreign logistics service providers in Vietnam may for the first time establish their firms instead of joint-venture companies as prescribed in Decree 40/2007/ND-CP, said the Government in Decree 163/2017/ND-CP prescribing the conditions on logistics service provision and liability limits of logistics service providers.
Hanoi vows to sweep away dirty farm products Hanoi vows to sweep away dirty farm products
In an effort to ensure consumer health, the Hanoi People’s Committee on January 3 issued a plan to launch a pilot program on using technology to trace the origins of agricultural products.
Decree to speed up SOE equitization Decree to speed up SOE equitization
With a view to removing existing obstacles to accelerate the equitization of state-owned enterprises, the Government on November 22 issued a new decree on transformation of SOEs into joint-stock companies.

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