Following Official letter No. 4349/BCT-TTTN dated July 21st, 2021, this Official letter of the Ministry of Industry and Trade clarifies goods items which are considered to be essential goods and still allowable to be produced, traded, circulated during the period localities exercising the social distancing under Directive No. 16/CT-TTg.
Accordingly, all of the following goods items are considered to be essential goods:
- Groups of food, additives, materials for wrapping and storing food specified at Annex II and Annex II and items 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Annex IV of Decree No. 15/2018/ND-CP (enclosed with this Official letter);
- Group of raw materials serving production (including iron, steel, fertilizer, pesticide, animal feed, etc.);
- Group of fuel, energy (petrol and oil, liquefied petroleum gas, coal, etc.);
- Other goods items according to the demand of production, consumption of each locality.
Previously, at Official letter No. 4349/BCT-TTTN, the Ministry of Industry and Trade provided guidelines on determination of essential goods, services but they have not been uniformly understood and implemented, causing difficulties for enterprises in localities exercising the social distancing under Directive No. 16/CT-TTg.
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