After seven years in an effort to finalize the signing of Vietnam and Israel Free Trade Agreement (VIFTA), the two countries have officially announced termination of the negotiation process and preparedness for signing the agreement this year.
Vietnam supports the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) to develop its production system of footwear and sporting goods in the country, said Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien on December 14.
The revision of the Petroleum Law is crucial to creating a smooth legal corridor for investors and increasing the attractiveness of the investment environment in the field of oil and gas, said Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien while delivering a proposal on the draft amended Petroleum Law at the 15th National Assembly’s ongoing third session on June 3.
The National Power Development Plan for the 2021 - 2030 period, with a vision towards 2045 (PDP VIII) has taken into account the replacement of coal-fired power projects and those that are still pending, heard at a meeting of the State Appraisal Council.
"If the world gasoline price continues to rise, the Ministry of Industry and Trade will propose to reduce other taxes and fees further. When all the tax tools are used, but the petrol prices remain high, the ministry will propose competent authorities to use the welfare funds to support the poor and businesses that use a large volume of petrol products," Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien said.
Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien has just proposed the People’s Committees of provinces and cities under the central authority to consider the reopening of closed traditional markets linked to the Covid-19 infectious cases under the necessary condition of all traders must get at least one shot of vaccine.
Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien held a working session with Cambodian Ambassador to Vietnam Chay Navuth in Hanoi on May 6 to discuss measures to strengthen bilateral ties across trade, industry and energy.
Member of the Party Central Committee and Vice Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Popularisation and Education Commission Nguyen Hong Dien was appointed Minister of Industry and Trade at the 11th sitting of the 14th legislature on April 8.