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Ministry of Transport

Ministries to cut barriers for import-export goods

Business

Ministries to cut barriers for import-export goods

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) will propose solutions to the Government to renovate specialised inspection activities in order to create a favourable environment for the business community while ensuring control over the quality of goods and protecting consumers.

Hanoi to fund airport infrastructure plan

Society

Hanoi to fund airport infrastructure plan

Unless city authorities restructure Noi Bai International Airport soon, it will face serious overloading over the next few years, Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia warned at a recent meeting.

BOT investors must build ETC system before October 3

Business

BOT investors must build ETC system before October 3

The implementation of the new electronic toll collection (ETC) system, designed to reduce delays on the nation’s roads, has become controversial as private investors operating the roads say they feel pressured to sign a contract with a single ETC builder-- the only one the Government has approved.

PM urges lower interest rates, stable taxes

Business

PM urges lower interest rates, stable taxes

The Government has instructed corresponding administrative authorities to aim for a 0.5 percent decrease in lending interest rates from now until the end of 2017, while keeping taxes, fees and other charges unchanged, in order to propel the current disbursement rate in public spending and boost businesses’ productivity.

PM orders prompt settlement of admin procedures in September

Politics

PM orders prompt settlement of admin procedures in September

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged ministries, departments and localities to concentrate on addressing administrative procedure problems, especially removing tax and fee burdens imposed on businesses, while chairing the government’s regular monthly meeting in Hanoi on August 30.