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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Tags: Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry
PM urges more effective FTA implementation PM urges more effective FTA implementation
Under Directive 38/CT-TTg, Prime Minister asks the Inter-sectoral Steering Committee for Economic Integration to actively direct the implementation of Party Resolution 06-NQ/TW on effective implementation of the international economic integration process and maintenance of socio-political stability as Vietnam joins new-generation FTAs.
Many charges fees to be rebated Many charges, fees to be rebated
The Ministry of Finance recently released a number of draft circulars, proposing rebate of many charges and fees payable by businesses and sent them to ministries, ministerial-agencies, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers, and provincial-level People’s Committees for opinions.
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.
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.

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