Vietnam issues new decree on transporting dangerous goods

2921 items listed as dangerous good, including Li-ion batteries

In Vietnam, on April 8, 2020, Governmental Decree No. 42/2020/ND-CP on Transportation of Dangerous Goods on Roads and Inland Waterways was enacted. This decree replaced “Governmental Decree No. 104/2009/ND-CP on …

Additional nomination to NCI in Vietnam

Deadline set on May 30, 2020

On April 6, 2020, Vietnam Chemical Agency(VINACHEMIA) of Ministry of Industry and Trade(MOIT) published Official Document No. 288/HC-ATHC for enterprises engaged in chemical-related activities, and called an additional nomination for …

China, Energy Efficiency Label Implementation Product List (15th)

Added 5 items, National Development and Reform Commission promulgated

On April 21, 2020, the China National Development and Reform Commission and the Directorate General of State Market Surveillance officially promulgated the “Energy Efficiency Label Implementation Product List (15th) and …

Vietnam partially amends ODS management

HFC management rules newly added

On March 16, 2020, the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) published “Circular No. 05/2020/TT-BCT on amendment and supplement of some articles of ‘Joint Circular No. 47/2011/TTTL-BCT-BTNMT on the …

India files comprehensive OSH bill to the House

Consolidate 13 labour-related laws into one

On July 23, 2019, in India, the bill namely “Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019” has been filed to the Lok Sabha (House of Representatives) , which would …

Vietnam notifies draft on water saving label scheme

6 types of products to be covered

On October 18, 2018, Vietnam’s Draft Notice on Standards to Identify Water Saving Products and Equipment (“Draft Notice”) was notified on the WTO/TBT. The draft is based on the “Governmental …

Seminar on WEEE collection solutions in Vietnam

Japanese logistic company plans to start the business

On March 7, 2018, the seminar of “Research Project on Expanded Producer Responsibility Regulations of Vietnam (Decision 16)” was held in Hanoi, which was mainly organized by Hitachi Transport System, …

Vietnam discloses draft circular for introducing PRTR

15 industries covered, such as chemicals and batteries

The draft “Circular on environmental protection for chemicals, plant protectants and veterinary medicines” was released in Vietnam on March 23, 2017. The draft, which was developed subject to Articles 59 …