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Official Gazette

Monday, May 10, 2021
New decree to boost social housing development New decree to boost social housing development
With a view to removing bottlenecks for the development of social housing projects to meet market demand, the Government issued in April Decree 49/2021/ND-CP, revising a number of articles of Decree 100 dated October 20, 2015, on social housing development and management.
Third decree on extension of tax payment deadlines issued Third decree on extension of tax payment deadlines issued
The Government has recently issued Decree 52/2021/ND-CP providing extension of payment time limits for value-added tax, corporate income tax, personal income tax, and land rentals in order to support businesses and people suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Forestry to become modern economic-technical sector Forestry to become modern economic-technical sector
The Prime Minister has recently approved the Vietnam Forestry Development Strategy in the 2021-30 period with a vision toward 2050.
Service sector expected to account for half of GDP by 2030 Service sector expected to account for half of GDP by 2030
Service sector is expected to grow by 7-8 percent annually in the 2021-2030 period and account for half of GDP by 2030, reads a strategy recently approved by the Prime Minister for service sector development in the 2021-30 period, with a vision toward 2050.
Over half of public services to be provided on National Public Service Portal Over half of public services to be provided on National Public Service Portal
The Prime Minister on March 22 issued a decision approving a list of 55 online public services that need to be provided on the National Public Service Portal in 2021.
Fisheries to become a vital economic sector Fisheries to become a vital economic sector
Fisheries will be developed into an important economic sector of the nation by 2030, according to the strategy for fisheries development through 2030, with a vision toward 2045.
Prime Minister approves mobile money pilot project Prime Minister approves mobile money pilot project
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a mobile money pilot project that will pave the way for payments of a limited value to be conducted using telecommunications accounts.
Vietnam issues new national strategy on gender equality Vietnam issues new national strategy on gender equality
Vietnam expects to see women holding key leadership positions in 60 percent of state management agencies and local administrations at all levels by 2025 and 75 percent by 2030. The target was set forth in the National Strategy on Gender Equality for the 2021- 2030 period recently adopted by the government.
National Strategy for Industry 4.0 introduced National Strategy for Industry 4.0 introduced
The Prime Minister has recently issued the National Strategy for the Industry 4.0 until 2030 to fulfill targets set forth in the Politburo’s Resolution 52-NQ/TW that outlines policies guiding Vietnam’s active involvement in the revolution.
New multidimensional poverty line for 2022-25 announced New multidimensional poverty line for 2022-25 announced
The Government has recently issued Decree 07/2021/ND-CP on multidimensional poverty line for the 2022-2025 period. Accordingly, the norms for measuring multidimensional poverty line for 2021 remain unchanged as the Government extends the implementation of Decision 59 dated November 19, 2015, on multidimensional poverty line for 2016-20.