This edition of Frasers newsletter reports on the following:
- New Circular guiding the restrictions on the use of foreign exchange in Vietnam;
- New Circular implementing Decree 63 on Public Private Partnerships;
- Draft amendment to the Decree on management, provision and utilization of radio and television services;
- New Circular regulating lending in foreign currencies to borrowers;
- Proposed new laws which are going to be considered and/or enacted by the May session of the National Assembly; and
- Draft Law amending provisions of the Law on Insurance Business and the Law on Intellectual Property.
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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 on capital contribution or share purchase of credit institutions in Vietnam
Plus development of rooftop solar power projects and amendments to the Law on Investment and Law on Enterprises.
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.
The new region-based minimum wage, TPP agreement, corporate bonds decree and circulars on foreign exchange management for FDI and PPP.
Vietnam's Draft Law on Securities
Plus other updates, including social insurance, the Labour Code, confidentiality, e-invoices and CP-TPP ...
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