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Official Gazette

Saturday, January 19, 2019
Tags: Ministry of Finance
Government intensifies support for non-cash payment methods Government intensifies support for non-cash payment methods
The Government required the State Bank of Vietnam to report on a project exploring depositing cash into electronic wallets without bank payment accounts, according to Resolution 02 released on the first day of 2019.
New circular on securities-related service prices New circular on securities-related service prices
The Ministry of Finance has issued new securities-related service regulations for trading organizations and commercial banks doing business in Vietnam’s securities market.
Draft Securities Law proposes expanding foreign holding cap Draft Securities Law proposes expanding foreign holding cap
The Ministry of Finance has recently held a series of conferences to collect opinions from legal experts and stakeholders on the draft Securities Law, focusing on such issues as conditions for acquiring public company status and foreign holding cap in public companies, public offering and private placement of stocks and bonds, powers of the State Securities Commission, and organizational and operational model of Stock Exchanges.
Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2018 coming out on November 16 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2018, coming out on November 16, 2018
Law-abiding businesses to enjoy customs priorities Law-abiding businesses to enjoy customs priorities
Import and export businesses would be classified into four categories based on the level of law observance and on that basis, subject to different customs inspection and clearance regime.
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.
Increasing environmental protection tax: causes and effects Increasing environmental protection tax: causes and effects
The National Assembly Standing Committee adopted last month a resolution increasing the environmental protection tax on petroleum products from January 1 next year.
Public security agency is tasked to manage debt collection service Public security agency is tasked to manage debt collection service
The Ministry of Public Security would be held responsible before the Government for performing the state management of public security and social order regarding debt collection activities.
Prime Minister holds talk with Austrian Chancellor Prime Minister holds talk with Austrian Chancellor
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Austria, on October 15, as part of his official visit to the European country.
Super committee for State-run firms debuts “Super committee” for State-run firms debuts
Vietnam’s Committee for State Capital Management, known as the Super Committee, made its debut on September 30. It will manage 19 State-owned economic groups and corporations.

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