Investment Law 67 – 2014 – QH13

Investment Law 67 – 2014 – QH13

After almost 10 years of implementation, current practices have emphasised the need for a transformation of the legal instruments regulating investment and enterprises in Vietnam, in order to ensure the transparency and equity of the business environment. Responding to this need, the National Assembly of Vietnam passed the new Law on Investment No. 67/2014/QH13 on...

Decree 24a/2016

Decree 24a/2016
This Decree regulates building material-related activities including planning for development of building materials, planning for minerals as building materials; activities of investment and production of building materials; quality management and trading in building materials; policies on building material development, savings on natural resources of minerals, energy, and environmental friendliness. For metal and non-mineral building materials,...
Commission regulation (EU) 2016/1005

Commission regulation (EU) 2016/1005

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2016/1005 of 22 June 2016 amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards asbestos fibres (chrysotile).

Thailand: Safe and responsible use of chrysotile asbestos from policy and legislative framework

Thailand: Safe and responsible use of chrysotile asbestos from policy and legislative framework
Thailand is one of the top asbestos importing countries (the 5th importer of asbestos in the world). The diseases relevant to the asbestos are among the eight occupational diseases covered by an active health surveillance scheme run by the Bureau of Occupational and Environmental Diseases. However, most of the scheme’s work has been focused on...

Brazil: Safe and responsible use of chrysotile asbestos from policy and legislative framework

Brazil: Safe and responsible use of chrysotile asbestos from policy and legislative framework
In Brazil, there are now about 3,000 producers of the asbestos-containing products, mainly used in cement asbestos, friction materials, textile industry, plastic, chemical industries and interior decordations. Pursuant to the Federal law, use of chrysotile asbestos is allowed. Download attachments: BRAZIL SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE USE OF CHRYSOTILE ASBESTOS
Vietnam: Safe and responsible use of chrysotile asbestos from policy and legislative framework

Vietnam: Safe and responsible use of chrysotile asbestos from policy and legislative framework

Vietnam is one of the first countries in the world recognizing the hazard of asbestos to community health at Joint Circular No. 08/TTLB dated 19 May 1976 of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor – Ministry of Health and Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs on occupational diseases and compensation, benefit paid to employees as...

The U.S.A: Safe and responsible use of chrysotile asbestos from policy and legislative framework

The U.S.A: Safe and responsible use of chrysotile asbestos from policy and legislative framework
In respect of exploitation, chrysotile exploitation has been prohibited since 2002 but the import activities and use of the chrysotile-containing products have continued. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the United States imported and consumed about 820 metric tons of chrysotile asbestos in the first 7 months of 2010 and this figure was further increased...

Socio-Political Mechanism of Vietnam

Socio-Political Mechanism of Vietnam
Socio-political mechanism of Vietnam is composed of different social and political organizations under three main bodies which are Communist Party, the State of Vietnam, and Fatherland Front. Those organizations work together to maintain, consoliate and develop the national economy, security and stability.

Rotterdam Convention Article 1-2-3-4

Rotterdam Convention Article 1-2-3-4
In 2007, Vietnam joined the Rotterdam Convention of United Nations on the procedures for ban on certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade.