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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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APEC 2017: Prime Ministers speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017 APEC 2017: Prime Minister's speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech at the Vietnam Business Summit which was held in the central city of Da Nang on November 7. 
Decision No. 09/2017/QD-KTNN of August 15 2017 Decision No. 09/2017/QD-KTNN of August 15, 2017
Promulgating the Regulation on entrustment or hiring of audit firms to perform audits
Official Gazette issues Nos 1-3 July 2017 published on October 9 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 1-3 July 2017, published on October 9, 2017
PM asks for lifting business fees PM asks for lifting business fees
Administrative procedures in many ministries, sectors and localities remain complex, causing difficulties for enterprises, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the monthly Government meeting on August 30.
Vietnam trade information portal launched Vietnam trade information portal launched
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on July 12 to officially launch the Vietnam trade information portal (VTIP) at http://www.vietnamtradeportal.gov.vn.
Bidding transparency expected to be further improved Bidding transparency expected to be further improved
The bidding grievance handling mechanism needed to be renovated to ensure transparency and keep pace with the country’s rapid international integration, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dao Quang Thu.
Draft law aims at better management of public debts Draft law aims at better management of public debts
The Ministry of Finance recently revealed a draft law on public debt management, which is expected to change the public debt management method in a stricter and more efficient manner, and enhance borrowers’ responsibilities.
Decision No. 2545/QD-TTg Decision No. 2545/QD-TTg
approving the Scheme on development of non-cash payment in Vietnam during 2016-2020
A more focus on intellectual property from the new Civil Code and intellectual property law system A more focus on intellectual property from the new Civil Code and intellectual property law system
Vietnam has so far had three Civil Codes of 1995, 2005 and 2015 since January 4, 1995, when the Vietnamese Government filed a formal request for accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Each of these Civil Codes presents an interestingly different point of view on intellectual property (IP) in relation to the national system of IP rights protection, as briefly depicted below.
Govt. set to further improve the business environment Govt. set to further improve the business environment
Raising productivity and competitiveness of the economy and improving the business environment continue to be at the top of the Government’s agenda this year.

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