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Official Gazette

Friday, September 18, 2020
Key economic regions urged to promote innovation for development Key economic regions urged to promote innovation for development
Key economic regions were urged to maximize their potential and competitive advantages as well as promote innovations to drive regional and national growth, according to a Government resolution on solutions to strengthen the development of key economic regions.
Salt industry development plan for 2021-2030 approved Salt industry development plan for 2021-2030 approved
By 2025, the total salt production area will be maintained at 14,500 hectares for turning out 1.5 million tons of salt per year, according to a plan on developing the salt industry for 2021-30 recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung
Central bank to adjust monetary policies to weather pandemic Central bank to adjust monetary policies to weather pandemic
The State Bank of Vietnam announced it could adjust monetary policies, including credit growth and incentives, in the remaining months of the year to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
National plan on adaptation to climate change approved National plan on adaptation to climate change approved
Requirements on adaptation to climate change will be integrated into the nation’s strategies and master plans, according to the national plan on adaption to climate change during 2021-30, with a vision toward 2050.
Dust-to-dawn services finally get green light Dust-to-dawn services finally get green light
From July 27, cultural, entertainment, food-catering, shopping and tourism services may be provided from 18:00 hours to 6:00 hours of the following day, according to a scheme on development of night-time economy recently approved by the Prime Minister.
Has Vietnam banned the wildlife trade to curb the risk of future pandemics? Has Vietnam banned the wildlife trade to curb the risk of future pandemics?
On July 23, 2020, the Prime Minister issued Directive 29 on urgent solutions to manage wildlife. This has been largely reported in the global media as a widespread ban on wildlife trade in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Changes in visas for travel to border or coastal economic areas Changes in visas for travel to border or coastal economic areas
The Government has issued Decree No 75/2020/ND-CP with detailed regulations on adopting the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit, and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam, also known as Immigration Law 2019, which aims to attract foreign investment.
Program on national digital transformation approved Program on national digital transformation approved
The Prime Minister on June 3 signed Decision 749/QD-TTg to approve the national program on digital transformation until 2025, with a vision toward 2030, aiming to make Vietnam among the world’s top 50 countries in terms of the E-Government Development Index (EGDI).
Nation strives to better apply sustainable production consumption models Nation strives to better apply sustainable production, consumption models
By 2030, all supermarkets and shopping malls will have to use biodegradable packaging materials, according to the national program of action on sustainable production and consumption during 2021-30.
Vietnam expected to be among the worlds top 15 agricultural countries by 2030 Vietnam expected to be among the world’s top 15 agricultural countries by 2030
Vietnam is expected to be among 15 most developed agricultural countries in the world, with agricultural product processing making top 10, by 2030.

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