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Official Gazette

Sunday, August 25, 2019
Tags: Customs Law
More flexible mechanism created for second-hand machinery importers More flexible mechanism created for second-hand machinery importers
The Prime Minister on April 19 approved Decision 18, prescribing the import of used machinery, equipment and technological lines, which is designed to replace Circular 23 of 2015, issued by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
Law amending 37 planning-related laws Law amending 37 planning-related laws
The Law amending 37 laws related to the Planning Law (the Law) was passed at the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly in November last year.
Official Gazette issues Nos 41-44/2018 released on July 10 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 41-44/2018, released on July 10, 2018
New legal mechanism to boost fight against customs-related crimes New legal mechanism to boost fight against customs-related crimes
Some new laws concerning the fight against crimes in the customs sector will take effect next year. This article introduces the provisions of these laws, highlighting the competence and duties of customs authorities.
Procedures for customs valuation to be further simplified Procedures for customs valuation to be further simplified
The General Department of Customs is working out a draft decree to revise Decree 08 issued in 2015, which focuses on simplification of procedures for customs valuation to create more favorable conditions for priority enterprises in the customs sector.
Drafters propose easing policies on luggage limits of passengers on entry Drafters propose easing policies on luggage limits of passengers on entry
Customs procedures for luggage of passengers on entry and exit would be simplified to remove existing problems, according to a draft decree amending Government Decree 08 of 2015.
Legal loopholes in handling trademark infringements in Vietnam Legal loopholes in handling trademark infringements in Vietnam
Intellectual property infringements in Vietnam, including infringements upon well-known trademarks, have prevalently occurred with subtle tricks and are considerably difficult to control. These have caused damage not only to businesses but also to customers.
Import of used motorcycles into Vietnam Import of used motorcycles into Vietnam
This article provides tax and customs procedures for a foreigner working in Vietnam who wishes to import his/her motorcycle into Vietnam for personal movement purpose.
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.
Foreign trade activities must be in line with international commitments: lawmakers Foreign trade activities must be in line with international commitments: lawmakers
Majority of National Assembly deputies agree with the necessity of the Law on Foreign Trade Management with a view to strengthening state management tools for foreign trade activities, and ensuring effectiveness and transparency of foreign trade in line with international commitments.

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