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Official Gazette

Friday, February 3, 2023
PM approves project to support women-managed cooperatives PM approves project to support women-managed cooperatives
By 2030, about 1,500 cooperatives managed by women will receive financial support according to a project recently approved by the Prime Minister.
PM approves simplified procedures for imported used machinery PM approves simplified procedures for imported used machinery
With a view to simplifying procedures for import of used technological lines, the Prime Minister has recently issued Decision 28/2022/QD-TTg, which is designed to replace Decision 18 of 2019.
New rule rolled out to further develop logistics services New rule rolled out to further develop logistics services
The logistics service sector will be developed into a high value-added service sector, which is associated with the country’s development of goods production, import, export and trading activities, as well as information technology and transport infrastructure development.
Decree specifies cases of registration of security interests Decree specifies cases of registration of security interests
The Government has recently issued Decree 99/2022/ND-CP, specifying the registration of asset-based security interests, with a view to enhancing the state management of this field.
Government to divest capital from 141 state enterprises in three years Government to divest capital from 141 state enterprises in three years
From 2023 to 2025, the Government will divest capital from 141 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and equitize 19 others, while keeping state capital portions unchanged at 126 SOEs.
Plan to improve access to daily clean water approved Plan to improve access to daily clean water approved
By 2025, almost all urban citizens and 65 percent of rural people will have access to daily clean water, according the master plan on water resources for the 2021-30 period, with a vision toward 2050, recently approved by the Prime Minister.
Interest rate for housing support loans to be lifted to 5 percent next year Interest rate for housing support loans to be lifted to 5 percent next year
From early 2023, commercial banks will increase the interest rate to 5 percent per annum from the current 4.8 percent for loans used for purchasing, and leasing social housing projects and commercial ones with an area of under 70 square meters and VND 15 million (USD 634) per square meter.
Central Highlands per-capita GRDP to reach VND 130 million in next decade Central Highlands’ per-capita GRDP to reach VND 130 million in next decade
By 2030, the gross regional domestic product (GRDP) per capita of the Central Highlands will reach VND 130 million (around USD 5,000), with the annual growth rate of 7-7.5 percent from 2021 through 2030.
Policies rolled out to promote development of inland waterway transport Policies rolled out to promote development of inland waterway transport
Inland waterway infrastructure facilities will be able to get access to ODA and foreign concessional loans for development, thereby conveniently connecting with other modes of transportation, particularly the country’s seaport system.
New rule clarifies information provision responsibility of e-commerce exchanges owners New rule clarifies information provision responsibility of e-commerce exchanges’ owners
Owners of e-commerce exchanges will have to fully, accurately and promptly provide tax agencies with information about traders that have conducted part or the whole process of buying and selling goods or services on their exchanges, according to a decree recently issued by the Government.

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