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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Tags: automobile
Nam Dinh province calls for investment in tourism Nam Dinh province calls for investment in tourism
Nam Dinh province is home to 1,655 historical and cultural relics, including 74 national relics. They include Tran dynasty relics and Tran Kings temple in Nam Dinh city, Co Le Pagoda in Truc Ninh district, Keo Pagoda in Xuan Truong district, and Phu Day Relic Complex in Vu Ban district.
Govt tightens car import rules Gov’t tightens car import rules
According to Decree 116/2017/ND-CP, a private car import business must satisfy a long list of conditions, including having documents certifying or proving that it is entrusted by a foreign automobile manufacturer to recall imported cars in Vietnam.
Imported used car duty to be doubled Imported used car duty to be doubled
Traders would have to pay an extra USD 5,000 of import duty to bring a used car with nine seats or less into Vietnam, if a draft decree recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance is approved.
Excise tax exemption proposed for locally made automobile parts Excise tax exemption proposed for locally made automobile parts
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed non-imposition of excise tax on locally made auto parts in order to bring the prices of cars, especially assembled ones, more accessible to customers.
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.
Conditions for automobile manufacturing assembly import to be specified Conditions for automobile manufacturing, assembly, import to be specified
Automobile importers would no longer be required to have a genuine power of attorney for distributing cars in Vietnam.
Quang Nam province: the essence of central Vietnam Quang Nam province: the essence of central Vietnam
Quang Nam province is the only locality in the country having two sites recognized by UNESCO as the world cultural heritage sites - Hoi An ancient town and My Son sanctuary. With a diverse eco-system and ancient cultural and historical sites, Cu Lao Cham (Cham island) in Hoi An city was recognized as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in May 2009.
Moves taken to protect local carmakers Moves taken to protect local carmakers
Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade and relevant agencies to study the possibility of applying safeguards to protect the domestic automobile manufacturing industry from looming zero-tariff car imports.
Decree on automobile manufacture assembly and import takes shape Decree on automobile manufacture, assembly and import takes shape
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has revealed that it was drafting a decree on automobile manufacture, assembly and import, which was expected to be issued on schedule and take effect on July 1.
Draft circular eases conditions for automobile importers Draft circular eases conditions for automobile importers
Traders that import cars which have been registered for sale in countries applying emission standards equivalent to or higher than those currently appplied in Vietnam would no longer be required to produce the manufacturer's quality certificate or ex-works quality inspection slip.

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