THE MINISTRY OF TRADE
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 05/2001/TT-BTM
Hanoi, February 23, 2001
 
CIRCULAR
GUIDING THE BAN ON IMPORTATION OF VEHICLES AND MEANS USING LEAD PETROL ACCORDING TO THE PRIME MINISTER’S DIRECTIVE No. 24/2000/CT-TTg OF NOVEMBER 23, 2000 ON THE USE OF NON-LEAD PETROL IN VIETNAM
In furtherance of the Prime Ministers Directive No. 24/2000/CT-TTg of November 23, 2000 on the use of non-lead petrol in Vietnam;
In furtherance of the Prime Ministers directing opinions at Document No. 223/VPCP-KG of January 15, 2001 of the Government Office;
After consulting with the concerned ministries and branches;
The Ministry of Trade hereby guides the ban on importation of vehicles and means using lead petrol as follows:
I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
1. As from the effective date of this Circular, enterprises, organizations and individuals must not sign contracts for the import of vehicles and means with engines operated by lead petrol only (except for vehicles and means imported under plans of the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Public Security).
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