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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
New regulation on inspection and verification of origin of exports New regulation on inspection and verification of origin of exports
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has recently issued Circular 39 prescribing the inspection and verification of origin of exports, which will take effect on December 14.
Government increases fines for multi-level marketing violations Government increases fines for multi-level marketing violations
The Government has recently issued Decree 141 revising a number of articles of the decrees on sanctioning of administrative violations in multi-level marketing.
New rules on international multimodal transport New rules on international multimodal transport
A domestic or foreign-invested enterprise wishing to conduct international multimodal transport business Vietnam is now required to obtain a license granted by the Ministry of Transport.
Plan on sustainable poverty reduction support for poor villages Plan on sustainable poverty reduction support for poor villages
The Prime Minister on October 21 issued Decision 1385/QD-TTg to approve a plan on providing poor villages in border, mountainous, coastal areas and on islands with support for new countryside building and sustainable poverty reduction for the 2018-20 period.
Foreign workers required to participate in compulsory social insurance Foreign workers required to participate in compulsory social insurance
From December 1, foreign workers in Vietnam will be covered by compulsory social insurance for their sickness, maternity and occupational accidents or diseases.
Revised duty policies expected to boost import-export activities Revised duty policies expected to boost import-export activities
With a view to removing barriers and difficulties in import and export activities, the Ministry of Finance has recently issued Circular 95/2018/TT-BTC, annulling a number of circulars on import and export duties.
Project aims for comprehensive child development Project aims for comprehensive child development
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project on family- and community-based care for comprehensive child development in early years during the 2018-25 period.
Ministry continues to slash investment business conditions Ministry continues to slash investment business conditions
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT) on October 11 issued Decision 3720/QD-BCT, removing and simplifying some 200 business conditions out of total 560 ones under its management for the 2019-20 period.
Scheme on sustainable forest management approved Scheme on sustainable forest management approved
With a view to sustainably managing and exploiting forest resources, conserving forest biodiversity, protecting ecological environment and values of forest environment services, and accelerating the grant of forest certificates in Vietnam to meet the requirements of domestic and international markets on lawful wood origins, the Prime Minister has recently approved a scheme on management of sustainable forests and forest certificates.
Decree speeds up the certification of digital signatures Decree speeds up the certification of digital signatures
From November 15, the time limit for verifying and licensing digital signature-certification service provision will be shortened from current 60 days to 50 days.