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Official Gazette

Monday, September 23, 2019
Tags: state
Provisions on VAT refund for foreigners to be amended Provisions on VAT refund for foreigners to be amended
The General Department of Customs is working on a draft circular to revise Circular 72 of 2014 regarding value-added tax refund for goods brought along by foreigners and overseas Vietnamese upon exit, with a view to boosting tourism.
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.
Anti-Corruption Law Anti-Corruption Law
The National Assembly promulgated the Anti-Corruption Law last November, extending the fight against corruption in the non-state sector. The Law supersedes its predecessor enacted in 2005 with revisions made in 2007 and 2012 (the 2005 Law).
Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial Working time and overtime regulations remain controversial
The draft amended Labor Code is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly at its upcoming session this October. However, for the time being, opinions remain divergent on a number of issues such as shortening of working time and increase of the maximum overtime.
VNs economy maintains growth amid global economic challenges VN’s economy maintains growth amid global economic challenges
Vietnam’s economy maintained growth across all sectors, especially tourism, in the first eight months of 2019 despite global economic challenges and escalating trade tensions, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a cabinet meeting in Hanoi on Wednesday.
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.
New resolution hoped to facilitate foreign investment attraction New resolution hoped to facilitate foreign investment attraction
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong has signed a resolution on orientations to perfect institutions and policies to enhance the quality and efficiency of foreign investment cooperation through 2030.
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.
NA Standing Committee to question ministers NA Standing Committee to question ministers
Fifteen ministers and leaders of sectors will field questions lawmakers this week at the 36th session of National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee.

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