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Official Gazette

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Tags: G7
More flexible mechanism created for second-hand machinery importers More flexible mechanism created for second-hand machinery importers
The Prime Minister on April 19 approved Decision 18, prescribing the import of used machinery, equipment and technological lines, which is designed to replace Circular 23 of 2015, issued by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
Government cracks down on used machinery Government cracks down on used machinery
Vietnam has banned imports of used machinery, equipment and production line technology aged more than 10 years.
Vietnam in the run for UN Security Council seat Vietnam in the run for UN Security Council seat
Vietnam has been nominated for a position as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the term 2020-2021. Tran Viet Thai, vice head of the Institute for Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, spoke to Vietnam Investment Review about the importance of this position for the country.
VN Japan issue joint statement on deepening partnership VN, Japan issue joint statement on deepening partnership
Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Japan Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Shinzo Abe have reaffirmed their determination to foster the Vietnam - Japan relationship in a comprehensive and extensive manner in a joint statement on deepening the two countries’ extensive strategic partnership.
President urges Brunei to invest in Vietnam President urges Brunei to invest in Vietnam
President Tran Dai Quang on August 28 encouraged Brunei businesses to invest in Vietnam in fields of mutual interest such as energy, oil and gas, finance, real estate, tourism and infrastructure development, at a business forum in Bandar Seri Begawan.
Vietnam Japan discuss major orientations and specific measures Vietnam, Japan discuss major orientations and specific measures
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe discussed major orientations and specific measures to develop the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership in a comprehensive, pragmatic and more effective manner in the time ahead during talks in Tokyo on May 28.
Prime Minister attends G7 Summit in Japan Prime Minister attends G7 Summit in Japan
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 26 headed to Japan to attend the 2016 expanded Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Mie Prefecture, Japan.
Import of equipment older than 10 years to be banned Import of equipment older than 10 years to be banned
From July 1 next year, only machinery, equipment and technological lines used for no more than 10 years from the date of manufacture will be permitted for import into Vietnam.
Import of used machinery eased Import of used machinery eased
Conditions on the import of second-hand machinery and equipment are loosened under the latest draft circular of the Ministry of Science and Technology, according to Do Hoai Nam, Director of the Ministry’s Department of Technology Appraisal, Examination and Assessment.
The truth about who is the biggest aggressor in the South China Sea The truth about who is the biggest aggressor in the South China Sea
Historical evidences show that VN has been the first State having administration over the Spratly and Paracel Islands at least since the 17th century. Only until 1909, did China take interest in the Paracel Islands.

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