Posts of Vietnam

Vietnam’s new decree revises punishments rules in the fields of industry and trade

Including penalties for violating regulations on chemicals and energy conservation

Chemical Substances (Products) Product Designs Chemical Substances (Factory) Energy Efficiency Electrical and Electronic Equipments Industrial Chemicals

On January 31, 2022, the Government of Vietnam established the Decree No. 17/2022/17 Amending and Supplementing a Number of Decrees Stipulating Administrative Penalties in the Fields of Chemicals, Industrial Explosives, …

Brief report: Public consultation on EPR regulations in Vietnam (2nd round) (2)

Q&A on the draft EPR regulations

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On August 27, 2021, the Legislation Department of the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) held an online public consultation: Webinar: Hearing Opinions on the Extended Producer Responsibility …

Brief report: Public consultation on EPR regulations in Vietnam (2nd round) (1)

Amendments from the previous version of the draft decree

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On August 27, 2021, the Legislation Department of Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) held an online public consultation: Webinar: Hearing Opinions on the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) …

Vietnam releases official comments over false media coverage of Law on Environmental Protection 2020

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On September 22, 2021, the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) released an official statement over some incorrect media coverage regarding the Law on Environmental Protection 2020. According …

Brief report: Public consultation for new regulations on e-waste, ELV and waste packaging management of Vietnam (2)

Q&A on the proposed EPR system

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On June 16, 2021, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), held a webinar on hearing comments for …

Brief report: Public consultation for new regulations on e-waste, ELV and packaging waste management of Vietnam (1)

Overview of the proposed EPR system

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On June 16, 2021, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), held a webinar on hearing comments for …

3-Year schedule for National Technical Standards (QCVN) development on environmental management in Vietnam

Including wastewater standards, exhaust gas standards, microplastics, POPs, etc.

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On November 25, 2020, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Vietnam enacted the “Decision No. 2664/QD-BTNMT on approval of the plan to develop National Technical Regulation (QCVN) on …

Vietnam, Air pollution control

Air

In Vietnam, where economic growth continues, air pollution caused by exhaust gas from automobiles, factories, construction projects has become a serious problem. Though the sources of the pollution differ depending …

Soil pollution control in Vietnam

Soil

In recent years, especially since 2010, soil/land pollution has got increased attention in Vietnam. In particular, pollution is serious in agricultural land and industrial sites. However, soil rehabilitation has not …

Water management in Vietnam

Water

A remarkable water resource-related issue in Vietnam is water pollution due to the industrialization in recent years. A report published by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has …

Seminar on amendment of Law on Chemicals in Vietnam

7 major points discussed, including NCI and chemicals in products (CiP)

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On September 17, 2020, at the Movenpick Hanoi Hotel, the Vietnam Chemical Agency (Vinachemia) of Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and the U.S. Export Control and Related Border …