THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
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No: 02/2003/TT-BTC
Hanoi, January 9, 2003
 
CIRCULAR
GUIDING THE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT REGIME FOR FOREIGN-BASED VIETNAMESE REPRESENTATION MISSIONS
In implementation of the Government’s Decree No. 87/CP of December 19, 1996 detailing the decentralization of the management, elaboration, execution and settlement of the State budget, Decree No. 51/1998/ND-CP of July 18, 1998 amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Government’s Decree No. 87/CP of December 19, 1996;
In order to unify the financial management of foreign-based Vietnamese representation missions, the Ministry of Finance hereby guides the financial management regime applicable to foreign-based Vietnamese representation missions as follows:
I. SUBJECTS AND SCOPE OF APPLICATION
This Circular applies to foreign-based Vietnamese representation missions (including diplomatic missions, Military Attaches’ Offices, trade agencies, resident bureaus of the Radio Voice of Vietnam, Vietnam Television, Nhan Dan daily, and Vietnam News Agency, Vietnam Cultural Center in Laos, Vietnam Economic Counselor’s Office in Laos, Labor Management Boards…) using State budget-allocated funding, or State-budget revenues they are allowed to retain for spending according to current regulations.