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Saturday, August 15, 2020
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Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2019 available on January 10 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 97-100/2019, available on January 10, 2019
Legislation on environmental protection tax - limitations and solutions for improvement Legislation on environmental protection tax - limitations and solutions for improvement
The 2010 Law on Environmental Protection Tax and guiding documents have provided an important economic instrument in protecting the environment in Vietnam. However, being the first of its kind, this Law still reveals some limitations affecting its effectiveness. This article highlights the loopholes related to the tax bases and proposes solutions for improvement.
Hung Yen province - ancient charm of northern delta Hung Yen province - ancient charm of northern delta
First founded in 1831 and re-established in 1997, Hung Yen province is renowned for the old saying “Thu nhat Kinh Ky, thu nhi Pho Hien” (the most important is the capital city, the second is Hien (Hung Yen) town).
More transparent provisions on customs procedures for imports More transparent provisions on customs procedures for imports
The Prime Minister on June 27 approved Decision 23, revising the list of imports subject to customs procedures at import border gates specified under Decision 15 of 2017.
Foreign currency lending extended into 2019 Foreign currency lending extended into 2019
The State Bank of Vietnam has recently issued a circular to allow credit institutions and foreign bank branches to extend loans in foreign currencies to some borrowers in 2019, rather than cutting them off at the end of last year as planned.
Government makes strides in reducing business conditions Government makes strides in reducing business conditions
The first half of 2018 saw great efforts of the Vietnamese Government in realizing its commitments to building market economy institutions in the country, especially removing legal hurdles for businesses. There have emerged some positive, significant “institutional reform” trends which are highlighted below.
Official Gazette issues Nos 5-8 October 2017 published on January 11 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 5-8 October 2017, published on January 11, 2018
Ten new decrees guiding FTA tariff cuts Ten new decrees guiding FTA tariff cuts
The Ministry of Finance on January 5 announced 10 draft decrees that will guide implementation of several free trade agreements, drawing a roadmap to zero percent import tariffs for many goods.
Official Gazette issues Nos 3-5 May 2017 released on August 17 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 3-5 May 2017, released on August 17, 2017
Legal loopholes in handling trademark infringements in Vietnam Legal loopholes in handling trademark infringements in Vietnam
Intellectual property infringements in Vietnam, including infringements upon well-known trademarks, have prevalently occurred with subtle tricks and are considerably difficult to control. These have caused damage not only to businesses but also to customers.

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