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Official Gazette

Friday, April 28, 2017
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Seaport enterprises required to meet higher conditions Seaport enterprises required to meet higher conditions
From July 1 of this year, seaport enterprises will be permitted for operation only after acquiring certificates of eligibility for seaport operation.
Two models of agency managing SOE capital proposed Two models of agency managing SOE capital proposed
As revealed by the Government Office in its recent announcement of Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue’s conclusion about the draft scheme to establish an agency representing the state ownership or managing state capital in state-owned enterprises prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Investment, two establishment models of the agency were proposed.
Local crafts need better standardization system Local crafts need better standardization system
Vietnamese handicraft enterprises had to make greater efforts to meet the requirements of foreign customers, said participants in a seminar recently held in Ho Chi Minh City.
Laws on Credit Institutions and Planning to be revised Laws on Credit Institutions and Planning to be revised
The Government has assigned the State Bank of Vietnam to finalize a draft resolution on the settlement of non-performing loans and a draft law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on Credit Institutions and relevant laws.
A more focus on intellectual property from the new Civil Code and intellectual property law system A more focus on intellectual property from the new Civil Code and intellectual property law system
Vietnam has so far had three Civil Codes of 1995, 2005 and 2015 since January 4, 1995, when the Vietnamese Government filed a formal request for accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Each of these Civil Codes presents an interestingly different point of view on intellectual property (IP) in relation to the national system of IP rights protection, as briefly depicted below.
Taxing online business a challenge Taxing online business a challenge
Tax authorities are finding it tough taxing e-commerce as it is not that easy controlling online business revenues given cash payments so common in Vietnam, lawyers Chau Huy Quang and Cao Dang Huy recently wrote on the Saigon Times weekly.
Poor farmers to get financial support when joining agriculture insurance Poor farmers to get financial support when joining agriculture insurance
Agricultural households would receive a financial support to participate in agriculture insurance, according to a draft decree recently revealed by the Ministry of Finance.
Customs Law helps boost international trade Customs Law helps boost international trade
The 2014 Customs Law and its guiding documents have not only codified local customs habits and practices but also legalized Vietnam’s international commitments on customs in the context of vigorous trade globalization and ever-expanding economic and customs alliances. It has established many modern legal mechanisms to facilitate international trade.
Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to settle civil cases involving foreign elements Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to settle civil cases involving foreign elements
This article analyzes new provisions on the jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to hear civil cases and matters involving foreign elements under the 2015 Civil Procedure Code regarding general jurisdiction, exclusive jurisdiction and cases in which the jurisdiction remains unchanged.
Export duty on steel making slag to be reduced Export duty on steel making slag to be reduced
Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue has assigned the Ministrys of Industry and Trade and Ministry of Science and Technology to coordinate with the Vietnam Steel Association in formulating and announcing national standards on steel making slag.

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