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Official Gazette

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Tags: draft decree
Conditions for operation of foreign cultural centers to be tightened Conditions for operation of foreign cultural centers to be tightened
Foreign cultural centers operating in Vietnam would have to observe Vietnamese laws as well as the country’s customs, practices and culture, according to a draft decree, recently revealed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to replace Decree No. 18 issued in 2001.
Customer information at banks to be better protected Customer information at banks to be better protected
Information of customers of credit institutions and foreign bank branches would be more secure if a draft decree recently proposed by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to replace Decree No. 70 issued in 2000 is approved.
Draft decree paves way for foreign investment in education Draft decree paves way for foreign investment in education
The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) recently revealed a draft decree on foreign cooperation and investment in education, providing a clearer legal framework to lure more foreign investment in this sector.
Retail market management development regulations to be revised Retail market management, development regulations to be revised
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked ministries, sectors and localities to revise the regulations on wholesale and retail markets, support development of domestic retailers and better manage distribution and retail activities of foreign-invested retail companies.
State monopoly to be retained over twenty categories of goods services State monopoly to be retained over twenty categories of goods, services
The State would hold monopoly in 20 categories of goods and services, according to a draft decree recently revealed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Ministry to prioritize agricultural breakthroughs Ministry to prioritize agricultural breakthroughs
Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) talks to the Vietnam News Agency about future priorities for the agriculture sector.
Control of transfer pricing to be decreed Control of transfer pricing to be decreed
The Ministry of Finance has recently released a first-ever draft decree on management of transfer prices of associated transactions in an attempt to prevent losses of state budget revenues.
Draft decree prescribes conditions for industrial liquor production Draft decree prescribes conditions for industrial liquor production
In order to tighten the control over enterprises engaged in industrial production of liquor, the Ministry of Industry and Trade recently proposed a draft decree to prescribe conditions for licensing industrial production of liquor and provide rights and obligations of such enterprises.
Control of mineral trading to be tightened Control of mineral trading to be tightened
Exported minerals would have to be included in the list of those eligible for export, and processed up to the quality standards promulgated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade or under the Prime Minister’s direction.
Cabinet meeting focuses on institutional building Cabinet meeting focuses on institutional building
The Government convened its regular monthly meeting on August 30, focusing on institutional building and reviewing the performance of socio-economic tasks in August and the first eight months of 2016.

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