681/qd-Ttg Decision: Approval Of The Project Agreement Enforcement Of Technical Barriers To Trade In The Period 2011-2015

Original Language Title: Quyết định 682/QĐ-TTg: Phê duyệt đề án thực thi Hiệp định hàng rào kỹ thuật trong thương mại giai đoạn 2011 – 2015

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DECISION on approval of the project agreement enforcement of technical barriers to trade in the period 2011-2015 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the PRIME MINISTER pursuant to the law on organization of the Government of 25 December 2001;
Considering the recommendation of the Minister of science and technology, the DECISION: article 1. Approval of the project agreement enforcement of technical barriers to trade (the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade, hereinafter the TBT Agreement) the period 2011-2015, with the following principal contents: 1. Target a) contributes to the implementation of the macro policy of socio-economic development and protect the legitimate rights of consumers.
b) enhance the capacity of the Agency, held in Vietnam with the enforcement of the rights and obligations under the provisions of the TBT agreement of the World Trade Organization (hereinafter referred to as the WTO) at the same time protecting the legitimate rights and legitimate interests of Vietnam.
2. The mission is primarily a) finalizing the legal basis and the technical measures system to trade contributes to the quality control of the production and import of goods, ensuring safety for humans, animals, plants, environmental protection and energy saving.
b) strengthening interdisciplinary Committee on technical barriers to trade (TBT interdisciplinary Committee), the network of the agencies notified and asked questions about Vietnam's point of the fence technique in trade (the TBT network in Vietnam) and capacity management, engineering of bodies, related institutions.
c) enhance effective dissemination, propaganda about the role and impact of technical barriers to trade with respect to the production, trading and consumption of products, commodities.
3. The Mission of the project is mainly a) project 1: improving the legal basis for the operation of technical barriers to trade in the period 2011-2015.
Content: proposed additional amendments, the legal basis for the application of the technical fence in Vietnam, particularly in the areas of ensuring safety for humans, animals, plants, environmental protection and energy saving.
Agency: Ministry of science and technology chaired; the ministries and local coordination.
b) project 2: construction technical measures to apply in the export and import operations ensure conformity with the provisions of the TBT agreement and the law of Vietnam; not impair safe for people, animals, plants; protect the environment and save energy.
Content: research, reviews of technical measures in trade are the WTO Member States apply in accordance with the export and import regulations of the WTO, including the TBT agreement; proposed ability and method of applying similar measures, taking into account the actual conditions of Vietnam and the provision of special and differential treatment of the WTO with regard to the developing countries. Construction and application of a quality control mechanism to prevent remote penetration and circulation in the market the goods do not conform to standards, technical regulation, does not guarantee the safe, hygienic and of unknown origin, origin; boost signed or joined the Treaty or agreement of mutual acknowledgment of conformity assessment results with the country's key markets or potential; perform quality control mechanism in the production base of commodity exporting countries when conditions; join the rapid alert network active in the quality of goods between countries.
Implementing agency: Ministry of industry and Commerce chaired; the ministries and local coordination.
c) project 3: support businesses apply technical measures to improve business efficiency and promote export, import.
Content: study of applying international practices, in particular the provisions of the WTO in assisting businesses to comply with the rules of international trade at the same time overcoming technical barriers in manufacturing operations, business; enhancing market access and export competitiveness in the domestic and world markets.
Implementing agency: Ministry of industry and Commerce chaired; the ministries and local coordination.
d) project 4: enhancing the responsibility and competence of State management bodies and technical organizations in building and implementing technical measures in trade.
Content: awareness, capacity, professional technical barriers in trade of the State administration, technical organization is related to the policymakers, building legal basis and enforcement of appropriate technical measures, the provisions of the TBT agreement; ensure the enforcement of the obligation to use the legitimate rights, the provision of special and differential treatment for the developing countries, the corresponding exception of the TBT agreement, the exception of the General Agreement on tariffs and trade (GATT) on bilateral and multilateral cooperation.
Agency: Ministry of science and technology chaired: the ministries and local coordination.
DD) project 5: maintain and enhance the capacity for interdisciplinary Committee on TBT TBT network, Vietnam.
Content: the perfect organization and the capacity of the members of the interdisciplinary Committee on TBT ensure capable staff, advice on measures to implement the TBT agreement. Strengthen the network of TBT Vietnam towards improving professionalism of professional expertise in the enforcement of the obligation of publicity and transparency according to the TBT agreement; to become the leading agency in providing information on technical barriers to trade; have the ability to advise businesses on technical barriers in trade and related issues.
Agency: Ministry of science and technology chaired; the ministries and local coordination.
e) project 6: improve the efficiency of the common activities, advocacy on the role and influence of technical barriers to trade with respect to the production, trading and consumption of products, commodities.
Content: strengthening the popular operations, advocacy regarding technical barriers in trade and related issues through the form, diverse and flexible protocol that aims to raise the awareness of society in General about the role and influence of technical barriers in the production business and consumer.
Agency: Ministry of science and technology chaired; the ministries and local coordination.
4. make solution a) funding source: project funding mobilized from various sources including State budget, capital, funding aid, investment by individual organizations in foreign countries, and other legitimate capital. The Foundation for science and technology development of enterprises are also mobilized to carry out the relevant tasks of the project.
b) interdisciplinary Committee on TBT perform functions coordinate the implementation of the deployment project and collaborate with the programs, projects, relevant projects to ensure the implementation of this scheme effectively and avoid unnecessary duplication; strengthening the role of special counsels, suggested the addition, perfecting the legal basis for the construction of the fence technique in the system of legal texts concerned.
c) strengthens the close collaboration in the network of TBT and TBT network between Vietnam Vietnam with the management authorities in the ministries and localities in the construction and deployment of the mission according to the functions stipulated in decision No 114/2005/QD-TTg dated 26 May 2005 by the Prime Minister on the establishment and promulgation of regulations of organization and operation of the network of the agencies notified and asked questions about Vietnam's point barriers in trade and technical tasks of this project.
d) promotes international cooperation in the field of technical barriers to trade; enlist the technical support necessary to implement the tasks of the project and the project of an effective way.
Article 2. Project organisation 1. The Ministry of science and technology responsible to the Prime Minister on the implementation of the project; instructions, urging the Ministry of construction and local action programmes implementing the scheme implementation agreement technical barriers to trade in the period 2011-2015 of each local and on the basis of the goals and tasks of this project.
2. Ministry of planning and investment, the Ministry of finance to review the financial resources secured for the project to be executed in the correct target and task.
3. The ministries and local responsibility for assigning base according to Decree No. 127/2007/ND-CP on 1st August 2007 detailing the Government's implementation of some articles of the law on technical regulation and standards, and Decree No. 132/2008/ND-CP on December 31, 2008 detailing the Government's implementation of some articles of the law on product quality , commodities, is responsible, in coordination with the Ministry of science and technology and the Ministry of industry and trade in the process of implementing the tasks of this project.
4. The Ministry of science and technology in collaboration with the Ministry of finance reviewed the genus content rules on implementation of the tasks in the project of implementing the agreement of technical barriers to trade in the period 2005-2010 as the basis for the ministries and localities implemented the contents for the tasks in the project implementation agreement technical barrier to trade the 2011-2015 period in its management scope.
5. The planning and approval of State budget implementation tasks and projects of the scheme by the ministries and localities must conduct consistent with the progress of construction and general budget plan approved by the State.
6. Ministers, heads of ministerial agencies, heads of relevant Government and President of the people's Committee of the central cities, implementation and checking the implementation of the tasks of the project according to the requirements and schedule.
7. In the process of implementation of the scheme, if there are obstacles, ministries, branches and localities to actively discuss with the Ministry of science and technology to find remedies; in case of unanimous opinions, must promptly report the Prime Minister to review the decision.
Article 3. The effect and enforcement responsibilities.
1. This decision has effect from the date of signing.

2. Ministers, heads of ministerial agencies, heads of government agencies, the Chairman of people's Committee of the central cities, is responsible for the implementation of this decision.