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Official Gazette

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Tags: Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Directive No. 26/CT-TTg Directive No. 26/CT-TTg
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.
Rationale behind new Party resolution on private economy Rationale behind new Party resolution on private economy
One of the current tasks and solutions set for turning the private economy into an important driving force of Vietnam’s economy is “to reach consensus in terms of perception, thinking and action in the implementation of the guidelines and policies on development of the private economy”. Yet “there remain a number of issues on development of the private economy that need to be further concretized and clarified in both theory and practice.” Some of these issues are highlighted below.
Formalities of specialized inspection of imports and exports to be reviewed Formalities of specialized inspection of imports and exports to be reviewed
Government Resolution 19 dated February 6, 2017, on improving the business climate and national competitiveness has helped improve the business environment significantly, but there remain shortcomings in its enforcement, especially in terms of specialized inspection in customs sector, heard a recent workshop in HCM City.
Prime Minister asks for greater efforts to support enterprises Prime Minister asks for greater efforts to support enterprises
The Prime Minister has recently issued a directive to continue effectively implementing Resolution 35/NQ-CP dated May 16, 2016, on supporting and developing enterprises through 2020.
Revised competition law takes shape Revised competition law takes shape
The current Competition Law has yet to come into practice, and it would need further improvement to reach its full frame, said Trinh Anh Tuan, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Competition Authority of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Government leader vows to create fair playground for businesses Government leader vows to create fair playground for businesses
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has pledged to take stronger measures to create a level playing field for businesses and to improve the competitiveness of local businesses.
Businesses rate good and bad regulations Businesses rate good and bad regulations
A list of 114 good regulations and 123 bad regulations was selected among 9,297 nominations sent in by people and organizations from many state agencies, associations and the business community in response to the rating of regulations concerning business activities first ever launched in Vietnam.
Govt. set to further improve the business environment Govt. set to further improve the business environment
Raising productivity and competitiveness of the economy and improving the business environment continue to be at the top of the Government’s agenda this year.
Corruption in land-related projects and ways to address it from socially structured perspectives Corruption in land-related projects and ways to address it from socially structured perspectives
Much analysis of anti-corruption reforms emphasizes the importance of improving transparency, public participation and accountability. What is often absent from this analysis is an acknowledgment that corruption is socially constructed; state and non-state actors frequently have different understandings about what constitutes corrupt behavior.

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