The 14th National Assembly (NA) has discussed the extension of the implementation of Resolution No.30/2016/QH14, on the piloted issuance of e-visas for foreigners entering Vietnam, during their ongoing sixth session in Hanoi on November 5.
Vietnam will likely launch its bond derivatives market in the first quarter of this year. This is part of the four-year roadmap for the domestic bond market prepared by the Ministry of Finance and projected to be submitted to the Prime Minister this year.
Vietnam has postponed a US$3 billion international bond issuance plan due to unfavourable conditions in the global finance and monetary market, the finance ministry said.
Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung has called for efforts to deal with incomplete documents guiding the implementation of laws and ordinances with heed paid to ensuring their quality and feasibility.
The Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment has decided to crack down on investors who delay the issuance of land use certificates, known as "red books", to home buyers.
Hanoi has stopped the issuance of bonds worth VND4 trillion (US$177.8 million), which were to be used for municipal development in 2016.