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Plus the development of rooftop solar power projects and amendments to the Law on Investment and Law on Enterprises.

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Encouraging startups and SMEs in Vietnam
As well as changes at the Ministry of Industry and Trade and new measures relating to industrial parks and economic zones.
New list of state-owned enterprises to be equitised by the end of 2020
The new list includes several major SOEs, such as Agribank, Vinacomin and VNPT.
New Decree on special preferential import/export tariffs under the CPTPP
Plus recent Vietnam updates on insurance, public investment and minimum wages.
Amendment of the Law on Intellectual Property in compliance with the CPTPP
The changes follow ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Promoting the development of Vietnam's real estate market
Plus updates on importing used machinery, amendments to the labour code and the law on public investment, and more.
New Circular guiding the restrictions on the use of foreign exchange in Vietnam
Plus updates on public private partnerships, radio and TV services, lending in foreign currencies, insurance and IP.
Registering trademarks in Vietnam
Plus the development of solar power projects and a new circular on enterprise registration.
Vietnam's 2019 legislative programme
Plus other developments, including the government's equitisation of and divestment from state-owned enterprises.
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The new region-based minimum wage, TPP agreement, corporate bonds decree and circulars on foreign exchange management for FDI and PPP.
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