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In This Edition

In this edition of our newsletter we report on:

  1. Several decrees introducing new import duty rates effective from 1 January 2018 for products imported from various countries having free trade agreements with Vietnam;
  2. New decree regulating region-based minimum wage levels applicable to  labourers who work under labour contracts;
  3. Approval of certain equitisation plans for state-owned enterprises (PVPower, PVOil, EVN Genco 3);
  4. New decree on trading activities and businesses directly related to the trading activities of foreign investors and foreign invested companies; and
  5. New decree applicable to logistics businesses.


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