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Saturday, July 4, 2020
Top ten legal documents in 2019 Top ten legal documents in 2019
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include the Labor Code, the Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens, Prime Minister Decision 1068/QD-TTg,Law on Tax Administration, and a Prime Minister Decision adopting the national strategy for intellectual property rights, among others.
Vietnams diplomacy achievements in 2019 Vietnam’s diplomacy achievements in 2019
While the world saw profound global instability in 2019, the Pacific-Asia area proved to be the leading region in terms of economic integration, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh has said.
FTAs encourage food imports investments in Vietnam FTAs encourage food imports, investments in Vietnam
Free trade agreements have created opportunities for food imports and foreign investment in the domestic food industry, according to experts.
Fulfillment of labor commitments under new-generation FTAs Fulfillment of labor commitments under new-generation FTAs
Against the backdrop of increasing globalization, Vietnam has signed dozens of FTAs, of which CPTPP and EVFTA are two new-generation FTAs of special significance. Unlike traditional FTAs, new-generation FTAs also require member states to fulfill non-commercial commitments. This article analyzes the similarities and differences between Vietnam’s law and the labor commitments under EVFTA and CPTPP and puts forth suggestions for the effective implementation of these commitments.
Vietnam needs to do more to avoid trade fraud Vietnam needs to do more to avoid trade fraud
The steel industry is facing lawsuits against tax evasion and dumping, according to information from the Vietnam Steel Association.
Made in Vietnam criteria “Made in Vietnam” criteria
Local media last month reported that Asanzo, a local electronics manufacturer currently holding more than 16 percent of Vietnam’s TV receiver market share, did not produce but imported spare parts from China, then assembled them into finished products with “Made in Vietnam” labels for domestic sale.
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.
Public procurement rules enacted for CPTPP implementation Public procurement rules enacted for CPTPP implementation
Procurement agencies would have to provide equal treatment for goods, services and contractors from all member states of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as they do for Vietnamese contractors.
Vietnam EU sign free trade investment protection agreements Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements
The EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU - Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were officially signed in Hanoi on June 30, in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese National Assembly and Government leaders, and leaders of the European Union.
PM talks to Japanese media on Japan visit G20 Summit attendance PM talks to Japanese media on Japan visit, G20 Summit attendance
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has granted an interview to Japanese media on the occasion of his Japan visit and participation in the 14th G20 Summit at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from June 27 to July 1.


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