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Official Gazette

Sunday, December 8, 2019
Tags: intellectual property
Businesses must entirely use e-invoices from late 2020 Businesses must entirely use e-invoices from late 2020
One year after the release of Government Decree 119 of 2018 on e-invoices in goods sale and service provision, the Ministry of Finance on September 30 issued a circular providing more detailed guidelines on this matter.
Complete policies needed to support Vietnamese start-ups Complete policies needed to support Vietnamese start-ups
In order to promote start-ups, complete policies were necessary to support them, heard the fourth national start-up forum in Hanoi on December 2.
Bidding required for state budget-funded radio and television broadcasts Bidding required for state budget-funded radio and television broadcasts
The production of radio and television broadcasts and provision of Internet-based radio and television services using state budget funds would be implemented through bidding or order placement.
Party determines to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution Party determines to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution
On September 27, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong signed Resolution 52-NQ/TW, on a number of policies on the nation’s proactive involvement in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, affirming that the nation will take strong actions to take advantage of opportunities brought by the Revolution. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum would like to introduce important contents of this Resolution.
Vietnam attends WIPO General Assemblys 59th session Vietnam attends WIPO General Assembly’s 59th session
The World Intellectual Property Organization General Assembly opened its 59th session in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 30, drawing over 1,000 delegates from 191 member countries.
Official Gazette issues Nos 55-58/2019 released on September 18 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 55-58/2019, released on September 18, 2019
Politburo resolution sets orientations for FDI attraction until 2030 Politburo resolution sets orientations for FDI attraction until 2030
The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam has adopted its first-ever resolution on orientations to perfect institutions and policies for and improve quality and efficiency of foreign investment cooperation through 2030. Resolution 50/NQ-TW is expected to enable foreign investors to move forward for future development and help improve the quality of foreign investment inflow in the country.
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.
EVFTA: new push for economic growth EVFTA: new push for economic growth
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has recently been signed amidst the sound Vietnam-EU partnership, especially in economy and trade. This is a comprehensive and high-quality deal which has taken into consideration differences in development levels between the two sides, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
Digital data sharing among state agencies proposed Digital data sharing among state agencies proposed
State agencies would have to share digital data with one another to facilitate their operations and serve the people and enterprises, according to the second draft decree prepared by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on the management, connection and sharing of digital data among state agencies.

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