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Official Gazette

Friday, August 19, 2022
Tags: draft decision
More incentives proposed for businesses More incentives proposed for businesses
The maximum loan provided by the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies to economic organizations lawfully established and operating in difficulty-hit areas would be lifted to VND 1 billion (USD 42,800) from the current VND 500 million (USD 21,400).
More preferences to be provided for APEC cardholders More preferences to be provided for APEC cardholders
The validity period of an APEC Business Travel Card issued by Vietnam would increase to five years from the current three years as provided in Prime Minister Decision 45 of 2006.
Regulations on offshore lending of non-bank institutions to be shortly issued Regulations on offshore lending of non-bank institutions to be shortly issued
Economic institutions would be licensed to make offshore loans or provide guarantee to non-residents, according to a draft decision prepared by the State Bank of Vietnam.
Poor households to be provided with raft of supports Poor households to be provided with raft of supports
By 2025, about 230,000 poor households in rural areas would be provided with housing supports so that they would have safe and stable homes, gradually improve their living standards and sustainably escape hunger and poverty.
Open policies proposed to lure foreign investment Open policies proposed to lure foreign investment
In order to facilitate attraction of foreign investment in the country, the Ministry of Planning and Investment is working on a draft decree on management of industrial parks and economic zones and a draft decision on special investment incentives.
Govt convenes regular meeting to review activities in June first half Gov’t convenes regular meeting to review activities in June, first half
The socio-economic situation in June and six months, and reviewing regulations hindering COVID-19 prevention and control are among matters for discussion at the Government’s regular meeting chaired by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on July 1.
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 developed a sound legal framework to promote gender equality: UN expert Vietnam developed a sound legal framework to promote gender equality: UN expert
The United Nations Population Fund Country Office in Vietnam has recently rendered technical support to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs in preparing a review report of 10 years of implementing the Law on Gender Equality of Vietnam. On this occasion, Naomi Kitahara, UNFPA Representative in Vietnam, grants Vietnam Law & Legal Forum magazine an interview on the results achieved in Vietnam’s gender equality work as well as things that should be improved in the future.
Vietnam wishes to further promote cashless payment Vietnam wishes to further promote cashless payment
The first “Cashless Day” of Vietnam was held on June 16 with a series of events designed to encourage non-cash payment in the country.
National Assembly passes 10 laws during ninth session National Assembly passes 10 laws during ninth session
The ninth session of the 14th National Assembly wrapped up on June 19 after 19 working days with both in-person and online meetings.

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