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Official Gazette

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Tags: foreign
Sectors and trades subject to market access conditions proposed Sectors and trades subject to market access conditions proposed
A list of sectors and trades in which foreign investors are subject to market access conditions has been added to the latest draft Law revising the Investment Law and Enterprise Law, prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam encourages RoK businesses to invest in specialized industrial parks Vietnam encourages RoK businesses to invest in specialized industrial parks
Vietnam encourages businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to invest in specialized industrial parks targeting Korean firms and Vietnamese small- and medium-sized enterprises.
Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial
The draft amended Labor Code is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly at its upcoming session this October. However, for the time being, opinions remain divergent on a number of issues such as shortening of working time and increase of the maximum overtime.
Deputy Prime Minister active at 5th Eastern Economic Forum Deputy Prime Minister active at 5th Eastern Economic Forum
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung attended the plenary session of the fifth Eastern Economic Forum under the chair of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok city on September 5.
VNs economy maintains growth amid global economic challenges VN’s economy maintains growth amid global economic challenges
Vietnam’s economy maintained growth across all sectors, especially tourism, in the first eight months of 2019 despite global economic challenges and escalating trade tensions, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a cabinet meeting in Hanoi on Wednesday.
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.
New resolution hoped to facilitate foreign investment attraction New resolution hoped to facilitate foreign investment attraction
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong has signed a resolution on orientations to perfect institutions and policies to enhance the quality and efficiency of foreign investment cooperation through 2030.
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.
EVFTA: new push for economic growth EVFTA: new push for economic growth
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has recently been signed amidst the sound Vietnam-EU partnership, especially in economy and trade. This is a comprehensive and high-quality deal which has taken into consideration differences in development levels between the two sides, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
Chinas vessels halt survey in Vietnams exclusive economic zone China’s vessels halt survey in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone
China’s survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 had halted its geological survey activities in Vietnam’s UNCLOS-defined exclusive economic zone and southeastern continental shelf on August 7, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 8.

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