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Official Gazette

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Tags: roadmap
Lawmakers discuss overtime cap and retirement age Lawmakers discuss overtime cap and retirement age
Increasing the overtime cap and retirement age topped the agenda for lawmakers at the ongoing meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on August 14.
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.
Official Gazette issues Nos 33-36/2019 available on July 23 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 33-36/2019, available on July 23, 2019
Roadmap to realize 2030 sustainable development goals Roadmap to realize 2030 sustainable development goals
The country will fundamentally eradicate hunger by 2020 and totally get rid of hunger by 2025. Such goals are provided in Prime Minister Decision 681/QD-TTg dated June 5, which sets a roadmap to achieve the country’s sustainable development goals through 2030 set forth in Decision 622/QD-TTg of 2017.
Stricter rules on personal realty loans Stricter rules on personal realty loans
Banks would increase the risk ratio to 150 percent, three times higher than the present level, for persons who ask for loans to meet their living needs and have an outstanding principal amount worth over VND 3 billion (USD 130,000).
Vietnam EU sign free trade investment protection agreements Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements
The EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU - Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were officially signed in Hanoi on June 30, in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese National Assembly and Government leaders, and leaders of the European Union.
Law on Crop Production Law on Crop Production
From January 1 next year, the Law on Crop Production  will take effect, superseding the 2004 Ordinance on Plant Varieties.
Compulsory social insurance for foreign workers: A must in the era of economic integration Compulsory social insurance for foreign workers: A must in the era of economic integration
The policy on compulsory social insurance for foreign workers was introduced in Vietnam for the first time in October last year under Government Decree 143 of 2018. Dinh Huy Hung, Deputy Director of the Premium Collection Department under the Vietnam Social Security (VSS), talks with the Doi Song & Phap Luat newspaper about initial results of the new policy.
Intl accounting rules compulsory after 2025: draft Int’l accounting rules compulsory after 2025: draft
The adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) will be compulsory for State-owned enterprises (SOEs), listed companies and large-scale unlisted public companies after 2025, according to a draft project the Ministry of Finance recently made public for comments.
Tariffs designed for implementation of CPTPP Tariffs designed for implementation of CPTPP
The Ministry of Finance has submitted to the Government a draft decree on the Preferential Export Tariff and Special Preferential Import Tariff which is designed for Vietnam to implement its commitments under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership in the 2019-22 period.

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