The government has issued Decree No. 94/2017/ND-CP declaring the State will hold the monopoly in the production and trading of 20 goods and services as from October 1 this year.
Airport Corporation of Vietnam, the sole airport company which manages the 22 airports across the country, has recently been found committing several violations.
Competition in Vietnam’s animal feed industry is falling out of balance, with foreign firms dominating more and more of the local market.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has submitted to the Government a draft decree declaring a State trade monopoly in 16 goods and services.
The monopoly on transport services at Vietnamese hospitals has come under fire after an outsourced ambulance carrying a dying child was denied passage at a central hospital in Hanoi earlier this month.
The Vietnamese government has recently stubbed out cigarette monopoly producer Vinataba’s self-serving ambitions to rid the local market of popular brands from Indonesia’s Sumatra Tobacco.
The proposal by the national oil and gas group PetroVietnam to force domestic enterprises to buy petroleum products from domestic sources will create a monopoly, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has warned.
Vietnam will have more electricity suppliers next year, giving local consumers a wide range of options instead of forcing them to buy from state-owned EVN, the sole supplier at the moment, an insider said.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) will accelerate education reform, including designing new textbooks, revitalizing examinations, and reassessing test-driven education, giving priority to the students’ interest, MoET Minister Pham Vu Luan has said.
(VOV) - The State bank governor has claimed responsibility for not having disseminated State policies on gold market management efficiently, causing public misunderstanding and market instability.
Consumers have been shocked after petrol businesses raised retail petrol prices twice by a total of VND2,000 per litre since August 2012.