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Official Gazette

Saturday, September 21, 2019
Tags: regulations
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.
Govt to loosen conditions for auto imports Gov’t to loosen conditions for auto imports
The Government will soon issue a revision to Decree 116/2017 on the conditions for production, assembly, import and business of automobile warranty and maintenance services, removing a number of regulations relevant to auto imports.
Management of apartment building maintenance funds clarified Management of apartment building maintenance funds clarified
The Ministry of Construction has publicized a draft circular on the Regulation on the management and use of apartment buildings, requiring each apartment building maintenance fund to have three to five account co-holders.
Anti-Corruption Law Anti-Corruption Law
The National Assembly promulgated the Anti-Corruption Law last November, extending the fight against corruption in the non-state sector. The Law supersedes its predecessor enacted in 2005 with revisions made in 2007 and 2012 (the 2005 Law).
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.
MIC determined to sweep away spam messages MIC determined to sweep away spam messages
All organizations and individuals would have the right to register for refusal of all types of advertising messages and advertising calls to phone numbers under their lawful ownership, according to a draft decree compiled by the Ministry of Information and Communications to control spam messages, emails and calls.
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.
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.
Units urged to introduce good members into Party Units urged to introduce good members into Party
Leaders of units under the Communist Party of Vietnam have been urged to abide with regulations on managing human resources to prepare for the Party’s 13th national congress.

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