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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Tags: draft circular
Ministry proposes five criteria to assess state-owned credit institutions Ministry proposes five criteria to assess state-owned credit institutions
Wholly state-owned credit institutions and those in which the State holds over 50 percent of charter capital would be subject to assessment, according to a draft circular recently revealed by the Ministry of Finance.
Draft circular to facilitate e-transactions in the securities market Draft circular to facilitate e-transactions in the securities market
The Ministry of Finance is gathering comments on a draft circular guiding e-transactions in the securities market which sets out principles and procedures for carrying out such transactions in a smooth and safe manner.
Many charges fees to be rebated Many charges, fees to be rebated
The Ministry of Finance recently released a number of draft circulars, proposing rebate of many charges and fees payable by businesses and sent them to ministries, ministerial-agencies, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers, and provincial-level People’s Committees for opinions.
Tax offices would supervise casino business: drafters Tax offices would supervise casino business: drafters
Tax offices would directly supervise operations of casinos in localities, proposed the Ministry of Finance in a draft circular guiding the management and supervision of tax collection for casino business activities under Government Decree 03 issued in January.
Foreigners may be allowed to make savings deposits at local banks Foreigners may be allowed to make savings deposits at local banks
Non-residents with presence in Vietnam may be allowed to make termed savings deposits in both Vietnam dong and foreign currency at local banks, according to a draft circular recently released by the State Bank of Vietnam.
Release on bail for detainees proposed Release on bail for detainees proposed
The accused or defendants who are temporarily detained for criminal charges would be entitled to release on bail, according to a draft circular jointly prepared by the Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Finance, Supreme People’s Procuracy and Supreme People’s Court.
Ministry proposes stoppage of polluting construction works Ministry proposes stoppage of polluting construction works
Project owners would have to ask contractors that violate environmental protection regulations to stop the construction of works, according to a draft circular prepared by the Ministry of Construction.
Publication of children-related contents to be tightened Publication of children-related contents to be tightened
All books for children would be required to clearly state their readers’ age groups on the cover page, according to a draft circular prepared by the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Foreigners to be allowed to carry abroad foreign currencies earned from casinos in Vietnam Foreigners to be allowed to carry abroad foreign currencies earned from casinos in Vietnam
Foreign gamblers at Vietnam-based casinos could carry abroad foreign currency prizes in cash or by bank transfer after having the origin of the prize money amounts certified by licensed banks, says a draft circular designed by the State Bank of Vietnam.
Circular on import export origin certification to be revised Circular on import, export origin certification to be revised
Hundreds of representatives of southern enterprises, business associations and warehousing and port service businesses have contributed their opinions to a draft circular amending and supplementing the Ministry of Finance’s Circular No. 38/2015/TT-BTC and another circular on inspection and certification of origin of imports and exports.

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