ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Aug 2012

In August 2012, the government of Viet Nam announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Mar 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

On 5 August 2012, Viet Nam's National Assembly adopted Law No. 10/2012/QH13 which reduces the maximum length of Vietnamese work permits for foreign citizens from previously three to two years. The measure enters into force on 1 March 2013. 

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