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Official Gazette

Friday, February 28, 2020
Tags: the Ministry of Planning and Investment
Foreign investors still eye Vietnam amid SARS-CoV-2 outbreak Foreign investors still eye Vietnam amid SARS-CoV-2 outbreak
Foreign investors still pay great attention to Vietnam albeit the complicated developments of the acute respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 which started to hit the world earlier this year.
European Parliament ratifies EVFTA EVIPA European Parliament ratifies EVFTA, EVIPA
The European Parliament (EP) on Wednesday ratified the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Improving access to resources critical for SME development Improving access to resources critical for SME development
Access to resources was vital for the development of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
PM requests mitigating economic impact from coronavirus outbreak

PM requests mitigating economic impact from coronavirus outbreak

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked departments and agencies to immediately take measures to mitigate economic impact from the novel coronavirus outbreak, during the government’s monthly meeting in Hanoi on February 5.

Ministries demand more airports open to private investment Ministries demand more airports open to private investment
Five ministries have universally rejected a proposal by the transport ministry to restrict private investment in the country’s biggest airports and instead hand the job to a single company.
SMEs to receive support for business startup SMEs to receive support for business startup
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is working on a draft national program to provide a total financial support of VND 5,000 billion (USD 216 million) for small- and medium-sized enterprises being innovative startups or participating in industrial clusters and value chains during 2021-25.
Law on Public Investment Law on Public Investment
Consisting of six chapters with 101 articles, the 2019 Law on Public Investment provides the state management of public investment and the management and use of public investment funds. It also defines the rights, obligations and responsibilities of agencies, units, organizations and individuals involved in public investment activities.
Abolishing conditions for condo operation and management: pros and cons Abolishing conditions for condo operation and management: pros and cons
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recently submitted a document to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, proposing the removal of the condominium management service from the list of conditional business investment lines in the amended Investment Law.
Draft scheme on state economic management proposed Draft scheme on state economic management proposed
State agencies should consider enterprises their customers rather than to-be-managed entities, according to a draft scheme on comprehensive reform of the state management of the economy prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Ministry to tighten management and use of ODA loans Ministry to tighten management and use of ODA loans
Official development assistance loans must be used for infrastructure projects, climate change response, health care and education but not for payment of debts and current expenditures.

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