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Monday, September 16, 2019
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Sectors and trades subject to market access conditions proposed Sectors and trades subject to market access conditions proposed
A list of sectors and trades in which foreign investors are subject to market access conditions has been added to the latest draft Law revising the Investment Law and Enterprise Law, prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Govt to loosen conditions for auto imports Gov’t to loosen conditions for auto imports
The Government will soon issue a revision to Decree 116/2017 on the conditions for production, assembly, import and business of automobile warranty and maintenance services, removing a number of regulations relevant to auto imports.
Vietnam to enhance management of e-commerce activities Vietnam to enhance management of e-commerce activities
The Ministry of Finance is building a draft scheme on the management of e-commerce activities for imports and exports.
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.
Draft circular on gold business licensing released Draft circular on gold business licensing released
The State Bank of Vietnam has publicized a draft circular that would adjust existing regulations managing gold trading, Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times) newspaper reported.
MoF proposes to increase import tax on heavy trucks MoF proposes to increase import tax on heavy trucks
The Ministry of Finance has proposed to increase import tax on complete built-up units (CBUs) of trucks weighing more than 45 tons from the current zero to 10 percent. This tax level is equal to commitments under the World Trade Organization (WTO).
VN consistently protects sovereignty in East Sea: spokeswoman VN consistently protects sovereignty in East Sea: spokeswoman
Vietnam resolutely and consistently safeguards its sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction in the East Sea as defined in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea through peaceful means based on international law, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said on July 25.
Central bank wants to promote mobile payment Central bank wants to promote mobile payment
In Vietnam today, the term “fintech - financial technology” has become more and more popular. Particularly in the field of intermediary payment services, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of e-payments, especially mobile payments via e-wallets, over the past few years. Let’s examine the situation of the mobile payment sector as well as measures to be taken by state authorities to facilitate business operations while ensuring payment security and safety.
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).
Banks may assess pollution risks before granting loans Banks may assess pollution risks before granting loans
Banks will assess environmental pollution risks when granting loans to projects in some industries, according to a State Bank of Vietnam draft regulation.

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