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Official Gazette

Sunday, August 25, 2019
Tags: Food safety management
Vietnam Netherlands issue joint statement Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement
Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement on the official visit to Vietnam by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on April 9 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Official Gazette issues Nos 121-124/2018 released on January 23 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 121-124/2018, released on January 23, 2019
Government makes strides in reducing business conditions Government makes strides in reducing business conditions
The first half of 2018 saw great efforts of the Vietnamese Government in realizing its commitments to building market economy institutions in the country, especially removing legal hurdles for businesses. There have emerged some positive, significant “institutional reform” trends which are highlighted below.
Directive No. 26/CT-TTg of June 6 2017 Directive No. 26/CT-TTg of June 6, 2017
On further effectively implementing Resolution No. 35/NQ-CP of May 16, 2016, in the spirit of the Government siding with businesses
PM urges removal of business barriers PM urges removal of business barriers
At the cabinet meeting on lawmaking held on August 22, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc again asked ministries to quickly remove unreasonable or unnecessary business conditions which are costing enterprises dearly and seriously hurting the Government’s efforts to improve the business environment.
Liquor production and trading placed under strict control Liquor production and trading placed under strict control
In order to reduce alcohol poisoning cases, the Minister of Industry and Trade requests market management forces to detect and stringently handle acts of producing under-quality liquors and using industrial alcohol and prohibited materials for liquor production.
Food safety management still faces problems Food safety management still faces problems
The 2010 Law on Food Safety has shifted the food safety management based on food production and trading stages to the product group-based management mechanism. This is considered an important policy addressing overlaps in the food safety management among ministries and sectors and at the same time helping define more clearly responsibilities of each ministry or sector in the field.
Decision No. 20/QD-TTg: National food safety strategy approved for next decade Decision No. 20/QD-TTg: National food safety strategy approved for next decade
Food safety placed under tight control Food safety placed under tight control
Lawmakers debate pending legislation Lawmakers debate pending legislation
During the sixth session of the National Assembly (NA), which opened on October 20, NA deputies spent much time discussing draft laws on post, use of energy, credit institutions, enforcement of criminal judgments, trade arbitration, food safety, the disabled, housing and land tax, and state bank.

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