Ministry of Science and Technology (“MoST”) is calling for comments/recommendations on the eighth draft of the Circular replacing Circular 20/2014/TT-BKHCN of Ministry of Science and Technology (“MoST”) on imports of old machines (“Circular 20”).

For your reference, attached please find the eighth draft of the Circular on used machines and equipments in Vietnamese. English version will follow shortly.

Please note that this new Circular is planned to be signed off by August 1st, 2015 and will come into effect on January 1st, 2016.

It is expected to be the last call for comments on draft Circular on used equipments, hence, we would highly appreciate if you could forward this message to your members for their comments and feedbacks on the said draft asap.

Please kindly note that the deadline for comments collection is July 24th, 2015 and comments/recommendations should be addressed to VBF Secretariat at


Vietnam Business Forum (“VBF”) Secretariat

T: (844) 3715 2223                      F: (844) 3715 2218             

Add: G/F, Sofitel Plaza Hanoi, No. 1 Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam


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