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Official Gazette

Monday, May 10, 2021
Tags: the Ministry of Planning and Investment
Criteria for classification of SOEs to be specified Criteria for classification of SOEs to be specified
During 2021-25, state-invested enterprises undergoing ownership transformation, reorganization or state capital withdrawal would be classified into three categories based on operating sectors; scope and characteristics of operation; and areas of operation.
Vietnam lures USD 5.46 billion in foreign investment Vietnam lures USD 5.46 billion in foreign investment
As much as USD 5.46 billion worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) was injected into Vietnam as of February 20, equivalent to 84.4 percent of the figure recorded in the same time last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Public investment disbursement must be sped up: minister Public investment disbursement must be sped up: minister
Speeding up the disbursement of public investment from the start of this year was an important solution to accelerate economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has said.
Special policies to develop large-sized SOEs Special policies to develop large-sized SOEs
Three giant state-owned enterprises (SOEs), MobiFone, Vietnam Electricity (EVN) and Viettel, would be selected to become spearheads in the telecommunications, energy and defense industries, according to a draft scheme on development of large-sized SOEs.
Govt. proceeds with economic development national competitiveness improvement solutions Govt. proceeds with economic development, national competitiveness improvement solutions
Right on the first day of the year, the Government adopted two resolutions, coded 01/NQ-CP and 02/NQ-CP, on major tasks and solutions for implementation of the 2021 socio-economic development plan and improvement of the business environment and national competitiveness.
Criteria for identifying eco-industrial parks laid out Criteria for identifying eco-industrial parks laid out
An industrial park would be recognized as an eco-industrial park if enterprises located therein are aware of and apply solutions for efficient use of natural resources and cleaner production, according to a draft circular formulated by the Ministry of Planning and Investment to guide the construction of eco-industrial parks and eco-businesses.
PM asks for greater effort to ensure a warm Tet for all PM asks for greater effort to ensure a warm Tet for all
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries, sectors, and localities to focus on providing a warm Lunar New Year holiday to all while implementing measures to prevent and control COVID-19 at the same time.
Tax-related investment arbitration: a critical view from a developing countrys perspective Tax-related investment arbitration: a critical view from a developing country’s perspective
Tax avoidance strategies using offshore indirect transfer have become popular among multinational companies and caused negative impacts on developing countries. This article discusses difficulties that developing countries have been facing in the fight against tax evasion by multinational companies and suggests the way forward to prevent the abuse of investor-state dispute settlement mechanism for tax avoidance in the globe.
New Law on Public-Private Partnership in Vietnam New Law on Public-Private Partnership in Vietnam
On June 18, 2020, the National Assembly of Vietnam passed the long awaited Law on Public-Private Partnership (PPP Law) which establishes an umbrella legal framework for all PPP projects and aims to attract more private investment to the development of Vietnam’s infrastructure. This article looks at some of the key changes under the Law, some positive and some less so, with respect to making the PPP framework more appealing to private sector developers, investors and lenders.
Vietnam listed in high human development category group: UNDP new report Vietnam listed in high human development category group: UNDP new report
Vietnam has broken into the group of countries with high human development, but this remarkable progress has been accompanied with relatively high pressures on the planet.