Vietnamese government to implement new regulation to control e-commerce activities on July 1

Mon, Jun 3, 2013: A new Decree 52/2013/ND-CP has been issued on May 16, 2013 by Vietnamese Government to replace Decree 57/2006/ND-CP which will take effect on July 1, 2013, the Vietnam News reported.

Under the new Decree, the Government will ban certain kind of e-commerce activities in the country. The activities that banned are:

  • operating a network for marketing e-commerce services in which each member must make an initial deposit for buying a service and receive a commission, prize or an economic benefit from recruiting a new member;
  • selling counterfeit goods;
  • selling services infringing intellectual property rights;
  • website that using false registration information;
  • violations of regulations on transactions on e-commerce websites, including deceiving customers on these websites and faking information of other traders, organisations and individuals to join e-commerce activities; and
  • stealing, using, disclosing, transferring or selling business intelligence on other traders, organisations and individuals and individual consumer information without owner consents.

Author: VSDaily Editor

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