On 06 January 2017, the Government promulgated Decree 01/2017/ND-CP (“Decree 01”) to amend and supplement several articles contained in (i) Decree No.43/2014/ND-CP dated 15 May 2014 on defining specific articles of Land law, (ii) Decree No.44/2014/ND-CP dated 15 May 2014 on designating land prices, and (iii)
New Regulations on Price Declaration of Goods and Services, and Environmental Protection Sewage Charges
On 11st November 2016, the Government promulgated Decree No. 149/2016/ND-CP (“Decree 149”) amending and supplementing a number of articles contained in Decree No. 177/2013/ND-CP with respect to compulsory price declaration for a number of goods and services.
On 14th November 2016, Decree No.153/2016/ND-CP was issued by the Government regulating the regional minimum wage rates for workers working under an employment contract (“Decree 153”) in replacement for Decree No. 122/2015/ND-CP dated 14th November 2015 which previously regulating the regional minimum wage rates applied for workers who work for enterprises, cooperatives
On November 22nd, 2016, National Assembly approved Amendment Investment Law No. 03/2016/QH14, which will amend, and supplement Article 6 and Appendix 4 (of Law on Investment No. 67/2014/QH13 dated November 26th, 2014) regarding “the List of Conditional Business Lines”.
On 7 November 2016, the Ministry of Finance promulgated Official Letter No. 15888/BTC-TCT guiding the foreign contractor tax policy on the transfer of right to use trademark.
New provisions related to the conditions for establishment and operation of the vocational education institutions
On 14 October 2016, the Government issued Decree No. 143/2016/ND-CP detailing provisions on the conditions for investment and operation in the vocational education sector (“Decree 143”), which replaced Circular No. 25/2016/TT-BLDTBXH dated 13 July 2015 of the Ministry of Labor