Archive for March 22nd, 2005

Fines proposed for smoking in public areas

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 18/Mar/2005 An Ninh Thu Do page 1 | 5:45 PM

The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) has come into effect since March 17, 2005 in Vietnam. Under a draft amending and supplementing Decree 46/ND-CP regulating [...]
» More

Regulation on veterinary ordinance

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 18/Mar/2005 An Ninh Thu Do page 3 | 5:45 PM

The government issued Decree 33/ND-CP dated March 15, 2005 regulating specifically the implementation of some clauses written in the Veterinary Ordinance. The above decree [...]
» More

70% cut in preferential import duties on electronic components

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 21/Mar/2005 Dau Tu page 1 | 5:44 PM

The Ministry of Finance issued Decision 15/2005/QD-BTC dated March 17, 2005 modifying preferential import duties policies applied to some electronic components and spare [...]
» More

Investment preferences at Dung Quat Special Economic Zone

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 18/Mar/2005 Phap Luat Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh page 2 | 5:44 PM

The prime minister issued a statute on business activities in Dung Quat economic zone (Quang Ngai central province). Under the above statute, Overseas Vietnamese (Viet Kieu) [...]
» More

FIEs barred from import services

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 11/Mar/2005 General Department of Customs | 5:43 PM

Official Letter 927/TCHQ-GSQL dated March 11, 2005 by the General Department of Customs regulates that foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) are not allowed to operate import [...]
» More

Prior approval for export of refined petroleum fuel

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 16/Mar/2005 General Department of Customs | 5:42 PM

The General Department of Customs promulgates in Official Letter 974/TCHQ-GSQL dated March 16, 2005 that export of fuel petroleum such as diesel, lubricant and others is [...]
» More

Regulations on taxable prices for second-hand goods

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 16/Mar/2005 General Department of Customs | 5:42 PM

Under Official Letter 977/TCHQ-KTTT dated March 16, 2005 by the General Department of Customs, the list of taxable prices regulates taxable prices for newly imported goods. [...]
» More

Conditions on transferring quotas among apparel categories exported to US

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 14/Mar/2005 Ministry of Trade | 5:41 PM

The trade ministry on March 14, 2005 issued Announcement 0321/TM-DM announcing the fourth list of traders being allowed to transfer quotas among apparel categorises exported [...]
» More

Pricing imported goods based on previous investigation

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 11/Mar/2005 General Department of Customs | 5:41 PM

Official Letter 913/TCHQ-KTTT dated March 11, 2005 by the General Department of Customs defines that if a business importing goods with high prices has been investigated by a [...]
» More

Not deposit on cigarettes and second-hand vehicles in bonded warehouse

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 18/Mar/2005 General Department of Customs | 5:40 PM

According to Official Letter 1007/TCHQ-GSQL dated March 18, 2005 by the General Department of Customs, cigarettes and second-hand automobiles are listed as goods being banned [...]
» More

Goods of Belarus origin entitled to GATT

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 15/Mar/2005 General Department of Taxation | 5:40 PM

Official Letter 2932 TC/CST dated March 15, 2005 by the General Department of Taxation promulgates that imported goods of Belarus origin are subjects to application of [...]
» More

Internal delivery orders required for internal transport of goods

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 14/Mar/2005 General Department of Taxation | 5:39 PM

When transporting goods among affiliated members of a business, such internal delivery is required to use value added tax (VAT) invoices or internal delivery orders issued by [...]
» More

Advertising commissions as tax deductible expenses

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 21/Mar/2005 Dau Tu page 3 | 5:37 PM

Under the recent instruction of the Ministry of Finance, if a business contracts with and pays advertising commissions for any intermediary business organisations and/or [...]
» More

Pm instructs speeding up of SOE equitisation

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 21/Mar/2005 Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam page 2 | 5:36 PM

The prime minister issued Instruction 04/2005/CT-TTg dated March 17, 2005 speeding up rapidly and stably the equitisation of state owned enterprises (SOE). The government [...]
» More

Thua Thien Hue petitions over controversial Hue property development

22-Mar-2005 Intellasia | 21/Mar/2005 Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam page 3 | 5:35 PM

The People’s Committee of Thua Thien Hue central province submitted Official Letter 21/UB-BC to the prime minister reporting the permission of investment activities for the [...]
» More