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Official Gazette

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Tags: customs
Expat naturalization permanent residence in Vietnam Expat naturalization, permanent residence in Vietnam
In order to reside permanently in Vietnam and be eligible for naturalization in Vietnam, a foreign expat must apply for a permanent residence card, which has the same validity duration as a visa.
Vietnam needs to do more to avoid trade fraud Vietnam needs to do more to avoid trade fraud
The steel industry is facing lawsuits against tax evasion and dumping, according to information from the Vietnam Steel Association.
Measures sought to support firms in exporting to ASEAN market Measures sought to support firms in exporting to ASEAN market
A conference was held in Hanoi on September 23 to seek solutions to support and create favorable conditions for businesses to export goods and services to the ASEAN market.
NA Standing Committees 37th session wraps up NA Standing Committee’s 37th session wraps up
The National Assembly Standing Committee concluded its 37th session in Hanoi on September 20 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Official Gazette issues Nos 52-54/2019 coming out on September 13 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 52-54/2019, coming out on September 13, 2019
Provisions on VAT refund for foreigners to be amended Provisions on VAT refund for foreigners to be amended
The General Department of Customs is working on a draft circular to revise Circular 72 of 2014 regarding value-added tax refund for goods brought along by foreigners and overseas Vietnamese upon exit, with a view to boosting tourism.
Politburo resolution sets orientations for FDI attraction until 2030 Politburo resolution sets orientations for FDI attraction until 2030
The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam has adopted its first-ever resolution on orientations to perfect institutions and policies for and improve quality and efficiency of foreign investment cooperation through 2030. Resolution 50/NQ-TW is expected to enable foreign investors to move forward for future development and help improve the quality of foreign investment inflow in the country.
Vietnam to enhance management of e-commerce activities Vietnam to enhance management of e-commerce activities
The Ministry of Finance is building a draft scheme on the management of e-commerce activities for imports and exports.
Made in Vietnam criteria “Made in Vietnam” criteria
Local media last month reported that Asanzo, a local electronics manufacturer currently holding more than 16 percent of Vietnam’s TV receiver market share, did not produce but imported spare parts from China, then assembled them into finished products with “Made in Vietnam” labels for domestic sale.
National Innovation Center to be built under special mechanism National Innovation Center to be built under special mechanism
All activities related to construction and formulation of management and operation model of the National Innovation Center would not undergo normal procedures but follow a special and fast-track process.

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