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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Tags: import and export duties
Revised duty policies expected to boost import-export activities Revised duty policies expected to boost import-export activities
With a view to removing barriers and difficulties in import and export activities, the Ministry of Finance has recently issued Circular 95/2018/TT-BTC, annulling a number of circulars on import and export duties.
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.
VN laws need fine tuning for TPP: report VN laws need fine tuning for TPP: report
Vietnam’s legal framework is compatible with most of the commitments on investment it has undertaken under the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement but not compatible with commitments on transfer and investor-state dispute resettlement, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced yesterday.
Import of goods for trading in Vietnam: procedures for foreign and Vietnam-based merchants Import of goods for trading in Vietnam: procedures for foreign and Vietnam-based merchants
Enterprises established in accordance with the Vietnamese law have the right to import and export goods regardless of their registered business lines, except goods on the list of goods banned from import or suspended from import.
Specific guidance on import export duty breaks to be provided Specific guidance on import, export duty breaks to be provided
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) recently unveiled a draft decree detailing a number of articles of the Law on Import Duty and Export Duty, additionally specifying a number of cases eligible for duty exemption or reduction.
NA adopts resolution on state budget estimates for 2016 NA adopts resolution on state budget estimates for 2016
During the fourth working week (Nov. 9-13) of the ongoing National Assembly session, lawmakers approved resolutions on the 2016 socio-economic development plan, the 2016 state budget estimates, and investment policy for national target programs during 2016-20.
Bringing rules on import and export duties in line with signed FTAs Bringing rules on import and export duties in line with signed FTAs
As scheduled, the draft revised Law on Import Duty and Export Duty will be submitted to the National Assembly for passage at the year-end session. The draft Law contains many new provisions aiming to build a healthy economic environment, facilitate production and export activities, and implement international commitments. This article introduces the most important contents of this draft.
Natural Disaster Law Natural Disaster Law
The new Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control (the Law) was passed last June and will take effect on May 1 next year.
Policy digest April 2013 Policy digest April 2013
At the meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on April 15, the Government proposed the National Assembly to issue as soon as possible a resolution on implementation of Clause 2, Article 170 of the Enterprise Law regarding re-registration of enterprises to facilitate re-registration and conversion of investment licenses into investment certificates of foreign-invested enterprises.
Tax policies of 2013 Tax policies of 2013
In 2013, tax policies are implemented in the context when the country’s economy is anticipated to face more difficulties than the last year.