Responsibility for the state administration related to the foreign trade.

Article 6. Responsibility for the state administration related to the foreign trade.

Set-up-company-in-vietnam-Vinasc11. The Government shall unify the state administration related to the foreign trade.

2. Ministry of Industry and Trade working as the focal point to assist the Government in the state administration related to the foreign trade shall have the following duties and powers:

a) Request the competent authority to approve and formulate the strategies, plans and programs for the management and development of the foreign trade, development of markets of the region and the world and economic integration in each period and decide certain administrative measures in accordance with regulations of this Law;

b) Promulgate or request the competent authority to promulgate legislative documents on foreign trade management.

c) Provide instruction on, popularize and organize the implementation, verification and assessment of legislative documents and measures for foreign trade management in accordance with regulation of law;

d) Provide the information related to foreign trade activities and the foreign trade management in accordance with regulations of law on access to information;

dd) Manage the operation of foreign trade promotion organizations in Vietnam;

e) Provide direction on professional duties to the trade representatives affiliated to overseas missions of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (hereinafter referred to as “trade representative”);

g) Assist the Government and the Prime Minister in negotiating, signing and regulating the implementation of international treaties related to the foreign trade; negotiate for opening the export markets, handling barriers to the export within its power and supervising the implementation of international treaties of partners;

h) Provide the Government with the advice on dealing with disputes related to the imposition of measures for foreign trade management;

Set-up-company-in-vietnam-Vinasc2i) Inspect and deal with complaints and denunciations and take actions against violations related to foreign trade management within its power;

k) Implement technical measures within its duties and power in accordance with regulations of law.

3. Ministries and ministerial authorities, within their duties and power, shall have the following responsibility:

a) Ministries and ministerial authorities shall take charge and cooperate in negotiating international treaties and supervising the implementation of partners and removing barriers to the export within their power; manage the foreign trade and develop foreign trade activities in accordance with regulations of law, report and share the information related to foreign trade activities and foreign trade management;