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Official Gazette

Monday, March 18, 2019
Tags: draft decree
Tariffs designed for implementation of CPTPP Tariffs designed for implementation of CPTPP
The Ministry of Finance has submitted to the Government a draft decree on the Preferential Export Tariff and Special Preferential Import Tariff which is designed for Vietnam to implement its commitments under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership in the 2019-22 period.
Unfair competition practices to face hefty fines Unfair competition practices to face hefty fines
Violations of the regulations on unfair competition would carry a maximum fine of VND 2 billion, approximately USD 86.000, according to a draft decree elaborated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
From Vinasun vs Grab lawsuit: How to change management thinking to suit new business models From Vinasun vs Grab lawsuit: How to change management thinking to suit new business models
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court last December pronounced a judgment, completing the first-instance trial of a civil case between local taxi firm Vinasun and Singapore-based ride-hailing app Grab. However, it does not end the controversial story but raises a lot of questions about how to change authorities’ management thinking to adapt to new business models emerging in a sharing economy.
Draft decree requires data localization Draft decree requires data localization
The Ministry of Public Security has recently unveiled the second draft of the decree detailing the Law on Cyber Security, dealing with burning issues such as data storage and establishment of foreign service providers’ branches and representative offices in Vietnam.
Golf course projects to be managed by business condition Golf course projects to be managed by business condition
Golf course projects would be managed by business conditions instead of planning instruments as at present, according to a draft decree recently revealed by the Ministry of Planning and Investment for public comment.
NA Standing Committee concludes 29th session NA Standing Committee concludes 29th session
The National Assembly Standing Committee wrapped up its 29th session on December 11, completing all items on the working agenda of the two-day meeting.
National spatial data infrastructure crucial to e-government building: experts National spatial data infrastructure crucial to e-government building: experts
The National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) of Vietnam plays an important role in building an e-government and reforming the administrative system toward better serving the people, transparency and democracy, experts agreed at a seminar held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Department of Survey, Mapping and Geographic Information on December 6 in Hanoi.
Revised duty policies expected to boost import-export activities Revised duty policies expected to boost import-export activities
With a view to removing barriers and difficulties in import and export activities, the Ministry of Finance has recently issued Circular 95/2018/TT-BTC, annulling a number of circulars on import and export duties.
Public security agency is tasked to manage debt collection service Public security agency is tasked to manage debt collection service
The Ministry of Public Security would be held responsible before the Government for performing the state management of public security and social order regarding debt collection activities.
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.

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