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Official Gazette

Sunday, July 23, 2017
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Legal grounds for overseas listing to become more favorable Legal grounds for overseas listing to become more favorable
A representative of the State Securities Commission has affirmed that the legal grounds for Vietnamese businesses to list their stocks on foreign stock exchanges were fairly complete.
Vietnam Bangladesh vow to boost legislative ties Vietnam, Bangladesh vow to boost legislative ties
Vietnam and Bangladesh will continue to boost legislative cooperation through exchanges of high-ranking delegations, share legal experience and implement cooperation agreements between the two sides.
Foreigners may be allowed to make savings deposits at local banks Foreigners may be allowed to make savings deposits at local banks
Non-residents with presence in Vietnam may be allowed to make termed savings deposits in both Vietnam dong and foreign currency at local banks, according to a draft circular recently released by the State Bank of Vietnam.
Vietnam trade information portal launched Vietnam trade information portal launched
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on July 12 to officially launch the Vietnam trade information portal (VTIP) at http://www.vietnamtradeportal.gov.vn.
Official Gazette issues Nos 4-8 April 2017 released on July 10 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 4-8 April 2017, released on July 10, 2017
Excise tax exemption proposed for locally made automobile parts Excise tax exemption proposed for locally made automobile parts
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed non-imposition of excise tax on locally made auto parts in order to bring the prices of cars, especially assembled ones, more accessible to customers.
NA meeting scheduled for October NA meeting scheduled for October
The next National Assembly session will take place from October 23 to November 22, announced the NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc on July 11 in Hanoi.
In Vietnam the Army plays a nation-building role In Vietnam, the Army plays a nation-building role
The nation’s defense forces not only protect national sovereignty, but they also contribute to the country's socio-economic development, Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of Defense tells the Vietnam News Agency.
Publication of children-related contents to be tightened Publication of children-related contents to be tightened
All books for children would be required to clearly state their readers’ age groups on the cover page, according to a draft circular prepared by the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in management of state-owned enterprises Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in management of state-owned enterprises
SOEs are holding key industries and sectors of the economy, such as construction, transport, oil and gas, communication, telecommunications, and production of industrial and consumable goods. As of October 2016, there were in total 718 enterprises in which the State holds 100% of the charter capital. SOEs hold not only key industries and sectors but also large resources.

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