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Official Gazette

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Tags: business lines
Current Vietnamese law on environmental pollution control: loopholes and solutions Current Vietnamese law on environmental pollution control: loopholes and solutions
Environmental protection law plays a crucial role in protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development in Vietnam. The author points out existing loopholes in Vietnam’s current regulations concerning environmental pollution control and puts forward proposals for tackling them in the coming time.
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.
Forestry Law to boost sustainable forest economy Forestry Law to boost sustainable forest economy
Composed of 108 articles arranged in 12 chapters, the Law on Forestry (the Law), which was passed in November last year, regulates the management, protection, development and exploitation of forests, along with the processing and trade of forest products.
Legality of cryptocurrencies in Vietnam remains unclear Legality of cryptocurrencies in Vietnam remains unclear
Bitcoin and other similar virtual currencies like ethereum, ripple and litecoin have become a hot topic among investors. But let’s set aside the worries and excitement and ask a question: are cryptocurrencies lawful in Vietnam?
Government to cut half of business conditions in 2018 Government to cut half of business conditions in 2018
To promote fast and sustainable economic growth, efforts should be devoted to further improving the business climate and economic competitiveness, reforming specialized inspections of imports and exports and cutting business conditions.
Five thousand administrative procedures cut since 2017 Five thousand administrative procedures cut since 2017
Since the beginning of 2017, 5,000 administrative procedures and 24 conditional business lines have been trimmed, with another 3,000 business conditions on the chopping block, the Vietnamese Government said recently.
Decree lures foreign investment in logistics Decree lures foreign investment in logistics
From February 20, foreign logistics service providers in Vietnam may for the first time establish their firms instead of joint-venture companies as prescribed in Decree 40/2007/ND-CP, said the Government in Decree 163/2017/ND-CP prescribing the conditions on logistics service provision and liability limits of logistics service providers.
Draft Law on special zones offers maximum incentives Draft Law on special zones offers maximum incentives
Vietnam will have three special administrative-economic units, namely Van Don (Quang Ninh), North Van Phong (Khanh Hoa) and Phu Quoc (Kien Giang), once a draft law on administrative-economic units is passed by the National Assembly.
Vietnams competition policy: Current problems and proposed solutions Vietnam’s competition policy: Current problems and proposed solutions
The past 30 years of renewal sees Vietnam liberalizes and expands its domestic market while step by step integrating into the world economy. As a result, different types of markets in the economy have increasingly developed and improved.
Official Gazette issues Nos 9-12 September 2017 released on December 20 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 9-12 September 2017, released on December 20, 2017

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