- The socio-economic situation in September and the first 9 months of 2018
- Finalization of the scheme of shared economic model
- Finalization of the draft Decree of the Government regulating the standards and norms for the use of automobiles
- The exercise of the right to buy shares of state shareholders upon the issuance of additional shares by the Viet Nam Airlines Corporation Joint Stock Company (VNA) with a view to increase its charter capital
- The application of export processing regulations to Nittoku Co. Ltd. in Ha Nam province
In comparison with the earlier environmental protection Tariff, the new Tariff increases environmental protection tax with regard to many goods items. In particular:
- Petrol: Increased from 3,000 VND to 4,000 VND/liter
- Diesel oil: Increased from 1,500 VND to 2,000 VND/liter
- Kerosene: Increased from 300 VND to 1,000 VND/liter
- Fuel oil, lubricant, grease: Increased from 900 VND to 2,000 VND/liter/kg
- Lignite: Increased from 10,000 VND to 15,000 VND/ton
- Anthracite coal: Increased from 20,000 VND to 30,000 VND/ton
- Fat coal /other coals: Increased from 10,000 VND to 15,000 VND/ton
- HCFC solution: 4,000 VND to 5,000 VND/kg
- Plastic bags: Increased from 40,000 VND to 50,000 VND/kg
This Resolution takes effect on January 1st, 2019.
Resolution No. 1269/2011/UBTVQH12 dated July 14th, 2011 which has been amended, supplemented at Resolution No. 888a/2015/UBTVQH13 dated March 10th, 2015 shall be null and void from the date on which this Resolution takes effect.
1. Law on amendments to the Laws on Construction, Housing, Real Estate Trading and Urban Planning to ensure consistency in the legal system, reform and simplify administrative procedures and investment conditions.
2. The Law on Public Investment with a view to simplifying administrative procedures, promoting autonomy in preparing, appraising and assigning the annual and medium-term public investment plans.
3. The Law on amendments, supplements to a number of articles of the Law on Investment and the Law on Enterprises with a view to amending the regulations on scope of application; rules for applying the Law on Investment; entities eligible for investment incentives; business lines eligible for investment incentives; business lines subject to conditions; power of and procedures for making investment; criteria for determining the investment projects whose decisions on investment guidelines are issued by the Prime Minister; law against wrongful seizure of final trust; issuance of investment registration certificates and state management of business operation, etc. to ensure consistency in the legal system and improve investment environment.
4. The Law on Bidding (amended) and Decree No. 63/2014/ND-CP with a view to amending procedures and methods for selecting contractors and investors, regulations on bidding for consulting services; expanding the scope of direct contracting with regard to construction planning consulting.
5. The Law on amendments, supplements to some articles of the Law on Land with a view to uniformly providing for the time delay in execution of the projects for which land is appropriated between the Law on Land and the Law on Investment; developing methods for performance security; simplifying business conditions.
6. The Law on amendments, supplements to the Law on Environmental Protection with a view to simultaneously carrying out the procedures for appraising the environmental impact assessment report (or determining the environmental protection plan) and the procedures for appraising the project and construction design. During the approval for investment guidelines, it is only required to carry out preliminary environmental impact assessment.
7. Decree on amendments, supplements to Decree No. 32/2015/ND-CP on construction cost management and the Decree No. 37/2015/ND-CP on elaboration of construction contract.
With regard to import and export sectors, Government requested Ministries to intensify the coordination in closely controlling and preventing the import of discarded and obsolete and poor-quality goods into Vietnam.
With regard to credit sector, Government requested the State Bank of Viet Nam to have solutions to manage cross border electronic payments; control the quality of consumer credit.
In addition, at this meeting, the Government agreed with the policy on tuition exemption for 5-year-old children, junior high school pupils at public schools and tuition support at non-public establishments for children and pupils in extremely difficult villages, communes, ethnic minority areas, and remote areas.
Accordingly, court shall apply reduced procedures to a dispute over obligation to transfer collateral or dispute over right to sell collateral associated with NPL if it meets conditions as prescribed in Clause 1 Article 8 of Resolution No. 42/2017/QH14 and guidelines provided in this Resolution.
Form and content of a lawsuit petition are regulated in Clauses 1, 2, 3 and 4 Article 189 of the Civil Procedure Code, Form No. 23-DS issued together with Resolution No. 01/2017/NQ-HDTP and the guidelines provided in Article 6 of this Resolution.
Especially, according to Article 7 of this Resolution, The purchaser of a NPL or a debt incurred from a NPL of a bank shall assume litigation rights and obligations from the seller.
In the event that a collateral associated with NPL is an asset of enterprise against which a request for initiation of its bankruptcy process is accepted by a court and during such a process, the bank or bad debt purchaser is not entitled to seize the collateral. The seizure of collateral in such circumstance shall be done in accordance with the Law on Bankruptcy.
However, in the event that a collateral associated with NPL is an asset of a third party but the secured party is an enterprise against which a request for initiation of its bankruptcy process is accepted by a court and during such a process, the bank or bad debt purchaser is entitled to seize the collateral and take actions as per the law or requests the competent court to settle it during the bankruptcy process as per the law.
This Resolution comes into force from July 1st, 2018 to expiry date of Resolution No. 42/2017/QH14 dated June 21st, 2017.
1. Investment and business sector: Complete elimination and simplification of 50% of investment and business conditions in quarter II/2018 at the latest. At the same time, request elimination of business sectors and industries subject to prescribed conditions; Recommend reducing corporate information release fee by at least 50%.
2. Import and export sector: Cut down on at least 50% of the list of commodities and products subject to specialized inspections in 2018. At the same time, robustly change the state management approach from mainly pre-inspection to mainly post-inspection and do not apply the inspection of each consignment, except from quarantine.
3. Administrative procedure sector: Facilitate application of information technology to deal with administrative procedures and provide public services online. By the end of 2018, most of the public services which are common and related to people and enterprises are provided at the 3rd and 4th level.
4. Enter and exit sector: Research and propose perfection of currently enforceable policies on visa, including visa waiver, grant of visitor visa and e-visa, as follows: Expanding the scope of the visitor visa waiver program to cover more eligible visa applicants, granting visa online (Visa Online), simplifying procedures for application for and approval of grant of visa at the immigration checkpoint (Visa On Arrival); granting citizens of 12 countries already exempted from visa an extension of the duration of visa waiver from 15 days to 30 days.
5. Announcement of regulation, standard conformity: Scrutinizing radical revision of enforceable regulations on procedures for declaration of conformity with prescribed standards and regulations wherein manufacturers shall be responsible to make such declaration which is required for a line of products but not for each product item or batch; relief of the situation under which an imported item is subject to both declaration of conformity and inspection of quality.
6. Labor and social insurance sector: Continuing to promote application of information technology to submit social security declarations, collect social security contributions and process application for payment of social security, health insurance and unemployment insurance benefits online.