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30 Oct 2020 + Draft Circular guiding securities trading in accordance with the new Law on Securities (which takes effect 1 January 2021), 14 August
27 Oct 2020 + Circular 39 regulating quality assessment standards of university remote programs, 9 October
26 Oct 2020 + Decision 15 dated 24 April with policies assisting the citizens with difficulties due to the Covid 19 epidemic, as amended 19 October
23 Oct 2020 + Circular 08 guiding job protection for a whistle blower working pursuant to a labour contract and his or her relatives, 15 October
20 Oct 2020 + Decree 122 regulating coordinated and linked procedures for registration of establishment of an enterprise, branch or representative office; for notification of workers who have been employed; for issuance of social insurance code numbers; and for registration of the invoices to be used by the enterprise (with the new standard form application for registration to establish a shareholding/joint stock company), 15 October
19 Oct 2020 + Decree 56 on management and use of official development assistance (ODA) and concessional loans of foreign donors, 25 May
16 Oct 2020 + Circular 38 regulating joint training [twinning] at the university, master's and doctorate levels in the forms of online, and blended [both offline and online] training, 6 October
14 Oct 2020 + Decree 91 dated 13 October 2015 on investment of State capital in enterprises and management and use of capital and assets in enterprises, as further amended 9 October
13 Oct 2020 + Decree 114 implementing Resolution 116 reducing by 30% CIT payable in year 2020 by enterprises with total turnover of year 2020 not exceeding 200 billion VND, 25 September
12 Oct 2020 + Decision 1728 reducing the State Bank refinancing interest rate to 4%, discount interest rate to 2.5% and repo rate to 5%, 30 September
+ Decision 1729 retaining the maximum interest rate chargeable by banks for raising VND deposits at 0.2% for on-call deposits and term deposits of under one month, and reducing it to 4% for term deposits of one month up to below 6 months, 30 September
+ Decision 1730 reducing to 4.5% the maximum VND short-term lending interest rate chargeable by banks to borrowers for capital requirements in certain economic sectors and industries, 30 September
18 Sep 2020 + Circular 23 regulating the method for determining the level of costs for stopping or resupplying power, 9 September
17 Sep 2020 + Decree 109 extending the deadline for payment of special sales tax on domestically manufactured or assembled automobiles, 15 August
15 Sep 2020 + Circular 22 regulating the sequence and procedures for stopping or reducing power supply, 9 September
14 Sep 2020 + Circular 21 regulating the sequence and procedures for issuance of electricity [power] operating licences, 9 September
10 Sep 2020 + Decree103 regulating certification of fragrant rice varieties for export to the European Union (import duty exempt in accordance with a quota), 4 September
+ Circular 22 regulating technical requirements applicable to digital signature software and to software checking digital signatures, 7 September
8 Sep 2020 + Decree 102 regulating Vietnam's legally produced timber system (following signing of the 2019 Voluntary Partnership Agreement with the EU), 1 September
4 Sep 2020 + Circular 19 reducing aviation service fees of the period 1 March 2020 to the end of 30 September 2020, 1 September
+ Decree 100 regulating trading of duty free goods, 28 August
31 Aug 2020 + Decree 97 increasing the limits on liability of carriers for loss and damage during air transport, 26 August
+ Draft Circular regulating employment of workers aged under 15 years, August
+ Draft Decree providing detailed regulations for implementation of the Law on Public Private Partnership Investment Form [Law on PPP], 27 August
26 Aug 2020 + Decree 94 regulating the preferential regime and policies applicable to the National Innovation Centre (for creative entrepreneurs and Innovative start-up enterprises), 21 August
+ Draft 1 Decree amending Decree 181/2013/ND-CP dated 14 January 2013 implementing the Law on Advertising, August
25 Aug 2020 + Circular 06 issuing the List of jobs with strict requirements on occupational safety and hygiene, 20 August
21 Aug 2020 + Decree 91 on anti span text messages, email and telephone calls, 14 August
+ Circular 22 dated 15 November 2019 stipulating prudential ratios and limits in activities of banks and foreign bank branches, as amended 14 August
19 Aug 2020 + Decision 1349 regulating interest rates applicable to deposits being compulsory reserves (0.5% for VND deposits and 0% for foreign currency), and deposits exceeding compulsory reserves (0% for VND deposits and 0.05% for foreign currency) of banks with the State Bank, 6 August
+ Decision 1350 regulating the interest rate of 0.8% applicable to VND deposits of Vietnam Development Bank, Social Policy Banks, people's credit funds and micro-finance institutions with the State Bank, 6 August
+ Decision 1351 regulating the interest rates applicable to deposits of the State Treasury (0.8% for VND deposits and 0.05% for foreign currency), and of Deposit Insurance of Vietnam (0.8%) with the State Bank, 6 August
18 Aug 2020 + Draft Decree on implementation of the Resolution of the National Assembly reducing corporate income tax of 2020, 14 August
+ Circular 15 issuing the lists of drugs procured by bidding, by concentrated bidding, and by price negotiation, 10 August
+ Circular 134 dated 19 December 2017 guiding electronic trading on the securities market, as amended 7 August
14 Aug 2020 + Decision 22 granting a 15% reduction of land rent of year 2020 for entities who have had to stop business for 15 days or more due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 10 August
+ Decision 213 with the Plan on implementing the 1970 Hague Convention on taking evidence abroad in civil and commercial cases at People's Courts, 10 August
+ Circular 03 ceasing the effectiveness of Circular 15/2019/TT-BKHCN dated 15 November 2019 promulgating National Technical Regulations on Stainless Steel, 10 August
+ Circular 72 repealing Circular 84/2017/TT-BTC [regulating customs warehouses] dated 15 August 2017, 31 July
11 Aug 2020 + Circular 74 reducing road use fees, 10 August
7 Aug 2020 + Decision 2172 with standard form reports on foreign invested educational institutions, 3 August
5 Aug 2020 + Decree 88 with regulations for implementation of Law 84 on Occupational Safety and Hygiene regarding compulsory insurance for labour [or work-related] accidents and occupational disease, 28 July
31 Jul 2020 + Circular 18 regulating solar power project development with the standard form power purchase agreements [PPAs] for solar power projects, 17 July
28 Jul 2020 + Law 59 on Enterprises (to take effect 1 January 2021), 17 June
+ Law 65 on Residential Housing dated 25 November 2014 as amended by the Law on Investment and the Law amending the Law on Construction, 17 June
+ Decision 1109 allocating drafting co-ordinators for legal instruments to implement the Laws recently passed in June, 24 July
24 Jul 2020 + Decree 85 providing detailed regulations for implementation of Law 40 on Architecture (which took effect 1 July 2020), 17 July
+ Law 62 amending the Law on Construction, 17 June
22 Jul 2020 + Decree 80 on management and use of non refundable aid not being official development aid, of foreign entities for Vietnam, 8 July
21 Jul 2020 + Law 61 on Investment (to take effect 1 January 2021), 17 June
20 Jul 2020 + Law 14 on Law on Corporate Income Tax dated 3 June 2008 as further amended 17 June
17 Jul 2020 + Circular 14 regulating a number of items during bidding for medical equipment at public health facilities, 10 July
+ Law 66 on Real Estate Business dated 25 November 2014 as amended 17 June
16 Jul 2020 + Decree 163 dated 4 December 2018 regulating issuance of enterprise [corporate] bonds, as amended 9 July
14 Jul 2020 + Law 64 on Public Private Partnership (PPP) Investment Form, 18 June
+ Decision 999 allocating drafting co-ordinators and setting deadlines for submitting law projects for the amended 2020 legislative program and for the 2021 legislative program, 11 July
8 Jul 2020 + Decree 70 reducing by 50% registration fees on domestically manufactured and assembled automobiles until the end of 31 December 2020, 28 June
+ Circular 60 repealing legal instruments issued by the Minister of Finance in the corporate finance sector, 19 June
7 Jul 2020 + Decree 20 dated 24 February 2017 regulating tax management of enterprises with related transactions [transfer pricing] as amended 24 June
+ Draft Law on Public Private Partnership (PPP) Investment Form submitted to the National Assembly in June [now awaiting final text of the Law as passed], June
6 Jul 2020 + Decree 75 providing detailed regulations on Law 51/2019/QH14 Amending Law 47/2014/QH13 on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam, 1 July

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