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Monday, July 24, 2017
Tags: cars
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.
Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030 to solve traffic pollution issues Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030 to solve traffic, pollution issues
Motorbike, the most popular and convenient means of transport nowadays, will be banned in inner districts of Hanoi by 2030, with a view to easing traffic jams and reducing air pollution.
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.
Energy labeling roadmap identified Energy labeling roadmap identified
All cars of seven seats or less, regardless of whether they are domestically manufactured or imported, must be stuck with energy labels.
Businesses rate good and bad regulations Businesses rate good and bad regulations
A list of 114 good regulations and 123 bad regulations was selected among 9,297 nominations sent in by people and organizations from many state agencies, associations and the business community in response to the rating of regulations concerning business activities first ever launched in Vietnam.
Imported goods subject to customs procedures at import border gates to be listed Imported goods subject to customs procedures at import border gates to be listed
Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue has instructed the Ministry of Finance to complete a list of imported goods subject to customs procedures at border gates of importation to be submitted to the Prime Minister for promulgation in March.
PM directs handling of outdated road vehicles PM directs handling of outdated road vehicles
With a view to ensuring safety for road users and vehicles, the Prime Minister has recently issued Directive No. 29/CT-TTg on the handling of road vehicles which are outdated or left uninspected beyond the prescribed deadline for roadworthiness inspection.
New guidance on duty-free quotas for foreigners New guidance on duty-free quotas for foreigners
From September 1, every overseas Vietnamese who is permitted to register permanent residence in Vietnam or is an intellectual, an expert or a skilled worker entering Vietnam to work for at least one year at the invitation of a Vietnamese state agency may no longer import free of duty one car or motorcycle as his/her personal effects.
NA leader urges submission of draft Law on Associations NA leader urges submission of draft Law on Associations
The draft Law on Associations should be presented to the upcoming session of the 14th National Assembly (NA), NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on September 22, the last working day of the third session of the NA Standing Committee.
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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