Bottlenecks and conflicts in the current Law on Land continue to put paid to the efficient implementation of foreign-invested projects in Vietnam. The Law on Land 2013 finds application across a wide range of sectors where foreign investment is necessary for the socioeconomic development of Vietnam.
Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnamese e-commerce market is still booming. Therefore, the amendment and supplementation of Decree 52/2013/NĐ-CP on e-commerce to better manage the activity, considered "the future of the retail market", is extremely necessary.
Together with the Law on Enterprises, the new Law on Investment took effect on January 1, with the latter aiming at creating a favourable legal framework to support and promote investment activities and economic development, while also making sure that previous overlaps and inconsistencies are reduced.
New regulations on management and use of grant aid, issuance of corporate bonds, management of surrogacy, and registration of foreign-flagged ships shall take effect in September.
Twelve new policies came into effect from July 1 including the Laws on officers and public employees, passports, state secrets, and entry, exit, transit, and residence of foreigners.
In the context of the covid-19 pandemic, the Government first ever issued Directive No. 11/CT-TTg on 04 March 2020 ("Directive No. 11") to direct Ministries and agencies to urgently research, asses and propose solutions to support enterprises in dealing with the pandemic, especially tax solution.