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Official Gazette

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership
Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2019 available on January 10 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2019, available on January 10, 2019
Top ten legal documents in 2019 Top ten legal documents in 2019
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include the Labor Code, the Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens, Prime Minister Decision 1068/QD-TTg,Law on Tax Administration, and a Prime Minister Decision adopting the national strategy for intellectual property rights, among others.
Vietnams diplomacy achievements in 2019 Vietnam’s diplomacy achievements in 2019
While the world saw profound global instability in 2019, the Pacific-Asia area proved to be the leading region in terms of economic integration, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh has said.
FTAs encourage food imports investments in Vietnam FTAs encourage food imports, investments in Vietnam
Free trade agreements have created opportunities for food imports and foreign investment in the domestic food industry, according to experts.
Fulfillment of labor commitments under new-generation FTAs Fulfillment of labor commitments under new-generation FTAs
Against the backdrop of increasing globalization, Vietnam has signed dozens of FTAs, of which CPTPP and EVFTA are two new-generation FTAs of special significance. Unlike traditional FTAs, new-generation FTAs also require member states to fulfill non-commercial commitments. This article analyzes the similarities and differences between Vietnam’s law and the labor commitments under EVFTA and CPTPP and puts forth suggestions for the effective implementation of these commitments.
Vietnam needs to do more to avoid trade fraud Vietnam needs to do more to avoid trade fraud
The steel industry is facing lawsuits against tax evasion and dumping, according to information from the Vietnam Steel Association.
Official Gazette issues Nos 52-54/2019 coming out on September 13 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 52-54/2019, coming out on September 13, 2019
Official Gazette issues Nos 41-43/2019 published on August 19 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 41-43/2019, published on August 19, 2019
EVFTA: new push for economic growth EVFTA: new push for economic growth
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has recently been signed amidst the sound Vietnam-EU partnership, especially in economy and trade. This is a comprehensive and high-quality deal which has taken into consideration differences in development levels between the two sides, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
Public procurement rules enacted for CPTPP implementation Public procurement rules enacted for CPTPP implementation
Procurement agencies would have to provide equal treatment for goods, services and contractors from all member states of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as they do for Vietnamese contractors.

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