Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use Society

Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use

Hanoi aims to reduce the use of plastic bags in the traditional markets, supermarkets and trade centres to protect the environment as well as ensure the sustainability of the ecosystem.
 Experts’ reactions to MoF tax plan mixed Business

Experts’ reactions to MoF tax plan mixed

Experts’ reactions to the Ministry of Finance’s (MoF) tax adjustment draft have been mixed, while the business community struggles to keep up with the variety of proposed tax hikes.
Proposal on environmental tax hike rejected Business

Proposal on environmental tax hike rejected

The National Assembly Standing Committee has not approved the Ministry of Finance’s proposal to almost triple the environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption, citing potential harm to consumers.
Green tax hike on petrol to go ahead Business

Green tax hike on petrol to go ahead

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is going ahead with its plan to increase environmental protection tax on petroleum from the current 1,000-4,000 VND to 3,000-8,000 VND per litre, despite objections from other ministries and the public.
Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC, plastic bags Environment

Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC, plastic bags

When a bill on amendments and supplements to the Law on Environmental Protection Tax is approved by the National Assembly, environmental protection taxes on HCFC (hydro-choloro-flouro-carbon) solution and plastic bags might be raised because these products have critical impacts on the environment, said a finance official.