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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Tags: business groups
How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency? How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency?
This article looks at the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), recently ratified by the EU Parliament, from the angle of transparency. Reviewing the road from WTO’s limited use of measures to improve transparency and reduce bribery in international trade to new generation FTAs, the paper examines headways made in mainstreaming transparency in practically all chapters of the trade agreement.
Vietnam set to become a powerful marine nation by 2030 Vietnam set to become a powerful marine nation by 2030
Vietnam must become a strong and rich country based on the sea. This view is clearly articulated in the recently adopted Resolution of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee on the strategy for sustainable development of the Vietnamese marine economy up to 2030, with a vision toward 2045.Vietnam Law and Legal Forum would like to introduce important contents of this Resolution.
Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in the equitization of SOEs Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in the equitization of SOEs
According to a government report, during 2011-15, 508 SOEs were equitized. The speed of equitizing big SOEs has been recognized to increase significantly over the past five years. As of October 2016, there remained 718 companies in which the State held 100% of charter capital. For the period from 2016 to 2020, the Government has identified enterprises where the State holds 100% of capital and dominant shares, including those operating in key industries, important geographical areas, and security and defense fields, applying high technologies, requiring large-scale investment and creating socio-economic impetus that lack investment from other sources.
Stricter disciplines set out for state corporations business groups upon reorganization Stricter disciplines set out for state corporations, business groups upon reorganization
The Prime Minister has adopted a scheme on restructuring of state-owned enterprises, focusing on state corporations and business groups, in the 2016-2020 period with a series of strict requirements.
Tobacco lobby pushes for tax increase delay Tobacco lobby pushes for tax increase delay
At a seminar to discuss amendments to the Law on Excise Tax on April 11, cigarette companies and the Vietnam Tobacco Association said that increasing excise tax on tobacco was essential but should not be done next year since smuggling was rampant.
State businesses get go-ahead for non-core divestment under par value State businesses get go-ahead for non-core divestment under par value
The Prime Minister on March 12 issued Directive No. 06/CT-TTg requesting ministries and local administrations as well as state business groups and corporations to put every effort in stepping up the restructuring of state-owned enterprises.
Binh Duong province makes firm strides in industrial development Binh Duong province makes firm strides in industrial development
Covering an area of 2,694.4 square kilometers (roughly 0.83 percent of the country’s total land area and around 12 percent of the southeastern region) and having a population of around 1.73 million, Binh Duong has seven administrative units, including Thu Dau Mot city which is its economic, political and cultural center. It is home to fifteen ethnic groups with the Kinh (Viet) being the most populous group followed by the Hoa (Sino-Vietnamese) and Khmer.
Decree No. 60/2012/ND-CP: Corporate income tax relief for SME detailed Decree No. 60/2012/ND-CP: Corporate income tax relief for SME detailed
Resolution No. 29/2012/QH13: Thirty-percent reduction of corporate income tax in 2012 for SMEs Resolution No. 29/2012/QH13: Thirty-percent reduction of corporate income tax in 2012 for SMEs
Decision No. 929/QD-TTg: State enterprise restructuring scheme gets official go-ahead Decision No. 929/QD-TTg: State enterprise restructuring scheme gets official go-ahead

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