Government chief made the remark on August 19 while presiding over a
meeting with the Cabinet’s standing members and ministry and sector
officials on the lists of prohibited and conditional businesses, and
those entitled to investment preferential treatments in accordance with
the draft investment law (amended) and the draft enterprise law
(amended) which would be submitted to the National Assembly.
The Ministry of Planning and
Investment (MoPI) proposed a list of eight prohibited businesses instead
of the current figure of 51. The Ministry also suggested cutting 56 of
the current 386 conditional businesses.
The Cabinet leaders and ministry
officials generally agreed with the MPI’s proposals, suggesting the
Ministry to continue reviewing the proposals to ensure quality and
feasibility in practice; people’s freedom right to business and
investment; and the effectiveness of State management.
Addressing the meeting, the Government leader praised
the proposals of the MoPI; requesting it to continue collecting
comments and finalizing the lists of prohibited and conditional
He also noted the need to safeguard business rights
of people and enterprises; develop market-driven economy, international
integration, improve investment environment, sharpen national
competitiveness; strengthen State management, administrative reform
and prevent corruption.
Regarding the list of business sectors, industries
and localities entitled to investment preferential treatment as
prescribed by the draft laws on Investment and Enteprise, PM Dung agreed
that such preferential treatment will not given to the mining of
natural resources and minerals and about 40 other sectors, industries,
products and services that are subject to special consumption tax./.
By Kim Loan (news.chinhphu.vn)