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Saturday, September 19, 2020
Tags: Decree 75
Visas for foreigners entering Vietnam via border-gate or coastal economic zones Visas for foreigners entering Vietnam via border-gate or coastal economic zones
According to Government Decree 75/2020/ND-CP dated July 1, 2020, detailing the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit, and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam, a foreigner who enjoys visa exemption for entering a Vietnamese border-gate or coastal economic zone must be invited or guaranteed by a Vietnamese organization or individual in applying for Vietnam visa at an immigration authority if wishing to travel to other localities in Vietnam.
Heftier fines imposed for violators of competition law Heftier fines imposed for violators of competition law
The Government has recently issued Decree 75 in an attempt to strictly and resolutely handle violations of the competition law and adapt to the new market reality.
Against the tide: Regulations on comparative advertising in Vietnam Against the tide: Regulations on comparative advertising in Vietnam
Last March, Vietnam National Coffee Corporation (Vinacafe) made the headlines with its advertisement, but probably not in the way the company would have liked. The TV ad, which boasted that Vinacafe’s coffees were grown in the “best” coffee regions of Vietnam, was criticized for being deceitful, misleading, and, in particular, comparative.
Harmonizing domestic laws with WTO obligations Harmonizing domestic laws with WTO obligations
Vietnam became the 150th member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on January 11, 2007[1], after a twelve-year application process involving seemingly endless and often contentious negotiations with member countries. [1] Vietnam’s accession package was approved on November 7, 2006, by Protocol Ratification of WTO. Official membership occurred on January 11, 2007.
Unintended consequences of price controls Unintended consequences of price controls
The Ministry of Finance has adopted Circular 122/2010/TT-BTC (Circular 122), broadening state control of pricing of goods and services. Circular 122, which became effective on October 1, 2010, requires essentially all businesses, which trade in goods and services subject to price valorization, to register or declare the prices of their goods and services with state authorities, as well as to register or declare the prices of the “constituent parts” of their goods and services.

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