On 30th May 2017, The Ministry of Construction promulgated Circular No 04/2017/TT-BXD (“Circular 04”) on promoting compliance with occupational safety legislation in construction sector in replacement of Circular 22/2010/TT-BXD (“Circular 22”).
On 24th February 2017, the Government promulgated the Decree 20/2017/ND-CP regarding tax administration on associated enterprises related transactions (“Decree 20”), under which regulates (i) specific principles, methods, sequences, and procedures on price fixing related to associated transactions; and (ii) obligations of taxpayers in declaring and fixing the price related to associated transactions as well as paying tax.
On 18th April 2017, The Ministry of Planning and Investment promulgated Circular 02/2017/TT-BKHDT regarding the coordination in performing registration procedures for investment and business to foreign investors (“Circular 02”).
On 5th April 2017, the Government promulgated Decree No. 42/2017/ND-CP (“Decree 42”) on amending and supplementing a number of articles in Decree No.59/2015/ND-CP dated 18th June 2015 on Civil Construction Project Management (“Decree 59”).
On 3rd April 2017, the Government promulgated Decree 35/2017/ND-CP regarding the economic rent of land, land use, and surface water in Economic Zones and High-Technology Zones (“Decree 35”).
On 28th December 2016, the Ministry of Industry and Trade promulgated Circular No. 35/2016/TT-BCT on definition of intra-corporate transferees, who work for foreign enterprises operating in 11 service sectors as specified in Schedule of Specific Commitments in Services between Vietnam and the World Trade Organization (“WTO”), are eligible for work permit exemption (“Circular 35”).