Official letter No. 1143/BXD-KHCN dated April 8th, 2021 of the Ministry of Construction regarding application of technical regulations, national standards and foreign construction standards in construction activities
The Ministry of Construction notes that the construction design must comply with currently-applied national technical regulations.
With regard to standards, they shall be applied on the principle of voluntariness, except for part or the whole of a specific standard which is invoked in a legal document or technical regulation, the application shall become mandatory (Article 23 of the Law on standards and technical regulations No. 68/2006/QH11 ).
Apart from national construction standards, investors may consider deciding to apply foreign construction standards according to Article 8 of Decree No. 15/2021/ND-CP.
Official letter No. 429/GSQL-GQ2 dated March 17th, 2021 of the General Debarment of Vietnam Customs regarding inspection of the eligibility for customs supervision and control of export processing enterprises (EPEs)