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Official Gazette

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Tags: business conditions
Official Gazette issues Nos 82-84/2018 released on October 15 2018 












Official Gazette issues Nos 82-84/2018, released on October 15, 2018
Governments meeting: GDP growth to aim above 6.7 percent Government’s meeting: GDP growth to aim above 6.7 percent
The Vietnamese Government is striving towards a higher economic growth than the 6.7 percent rate set by the National Assembly, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Thousands of unlawful documents issued last year: Justice Ministry report Thousands of unlawful documents issued last year: Justice Ministry report
Thousands of legal documents issued last year in the country were detected to be unlawful in one aspect or another, according to a recent report of the Ministry of Justice.
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.
Government poised to cut costs for businesses Government poised to cut costs for businesses
Vietnam would cut or simplify at least half of business conditions and lessen requirements in the areas of investment, land, construction, tax payment and social insurance so as to reach a mark equaling the average level of ASEAN-4 countries in the World Bank’s Doing Business survey by 2020.
Conditions on rice export relaxed Conditions on rice export relaxed
From October 1, rice exporting enterprises, particularly small- and medium-sized ones, will be relieved from current stringent business conditions, according to Decree 107/2018/ND-CP, which replaces Decree 109/2010/ND-CP.
Half of business conditions to be cut before August 15 Half of business conditions to be cut before August 15
The Prime Minister has recently directed ministries and sectors to cut at least half of their business conditions before August 15, which is earlier than the deadline of October 30 set in Government Resolution 01 issued at the beginning of this year.
Draft decree on commercial infrastructure management sparks concerns Draft decree on commercial infrastructure management sparks concerns
The Ministry of Industry and Trade is seeking opinions from relevant sectors on its draft decree on the development and management of the country’s commercial infrastructure.
Government vows to make business climate more friendly Government vows to make business climate more friendly
The Government has recently adopted a resolution on continued implementation of solutions and tasks to improve the business environment and increase the national competitiveness in 2018 and beyond.
Vietnam looks to further better business climate Vietnam looks to further better business climate
There remain many difficulties in the implementation of different versions of Resolution 19 on improving the business environment and national competitiveness over the past four years, particularly unequal participation of different ministries, sectors and localities and delay in the implementation of tasks and solutions.

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