Ministry proposes tax hike on petroleum Business

Ministry proposes tax hike on petroleum

The Ministry of Finance has proposed, in a draft law, almost tripling the environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption from the current 3,000 VND (0.13 USD) to 8,000 VND per litre. The draft will be submitted to the Government for approval in June and the National Assembly in October.

PM approves 10-year tax reform strategy

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a 10-year tax reform strategy for 2011-20 in order to meet the needs of the market economy while enhancing revenues sources, increasing production capacity, and sharpening the competitiveness of domestic enterprises.

Small steelmakers urged to merge

The Vietnam Steel Corporation (VNSteel) has called on small-sized domestic enterprises to consider mergers as a way to become more competitive.