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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Tags: Ministry of Finance
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.
Vietnams policies to lure foreign skilled workers Vietnam’s policies to lure foreign skilled workers
The fourth Industrial Revolution increases the demand for skilled workers, resulting in a shortage in the labor market. As the national education system is unable to satisfy the local demand, many countries around the world have adopted policies to attract foreign workers to offset the deficiency. This article analyzes Vietnam’s policies on attraction of foreign workers and proposes policy solutions to lure foreign scientists and technologists to work in the country.
Government makes strides in reducing business conditions Government makes strides in reducing business conditions
The first half of 2018 saw great efforts of the Vietnamese Government in realizing its commitments to building market economy institutions in the country, especially removing legal hurdles for businesses. There have emerged some positive, significant “institutional reform” trends which are highlighted below.
Draft law grants more rights to taxpayers Draft law grants more rights to taxpayers
Taxpayers would be compensated for damage caused by tax administration agencies or their staff.