a) The contents show the intention, commitment, general awareness and agreement on cooperation and may refer to international treaties and other international instruments to which Vietnam is a signatory.
b) They do not create, change or terminate rights or obligations of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam governed by international laws, and comply with regulations of Vietnamese laws.
c) The name is agreement, announcement, statement, letter of intent, memorandum of understanding, program, plan or equivalent, except for the particular name of the international treaty (treaty, inter alia, protocol, agreement).
This Decision does not apply to agreements on foreign borrowing, non-refundable aid and foreign non-governmental aid with one party or multiple foreign parties.
This Decision takes effect from October 10th, 2018.
Agreement No. 31/2013/TB-LPQT - Agreement between Vietnam and Swiss for the Decentralized Trade Support Services ( 4-Jun-2013) By this Agreement, the Government of Switzerland shall continue to support the Government of Vietnam in its efforts to contribute to sustainable economic growth by a better integration into the world trading system. Trade is recognized as an important driver of economic development and hence poverty reduction. The cooperation, therefore, is focusing on developing sustainable trade which creates jobs and generates income in dynamic but less developed regions of Vietnam by increasing the international competitiveness of exporting SMEs through an effective decentralized trade support infrastructure. read more
The present Agreement shall come into force upon signature and cover the period from June 1, 2013 until May 31, 2017. It shall remain valid until the fulfilment of all mutual obligations