THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
THE GOVERNMENT PRICING COMMITTEE
THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND INFORMATION
THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIR
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 103/2001/TTLT/BTC-BVGCP-BVHTT-BNG
Hanoi, December 24, 2001
 
JOINT-CIRCULAR
GUIDING THE SUBSIDIES FOR TRANSPORT FREIGHT OF CULTURAL PUBLICATIONS AND AIRFARES FOR ART TROUPES TRAVELING ABROAD FOR PERFORMANCE IN SERVICE OF OVERSEAS VIETNAMESE COMMUNITIES
Pursuant to the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 210/1999/QD-TTg of October 27, 1999 on a number of policies towards overseas Vietnamese;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 114/2001/QD-TTg of July 31, 2001 amending and supplementing a number of articles of Decision No. 210/1999/QD-TTg of October 27, 1999 on a number of policies towards overseas Vietnamese;
The Ministry of Finance, the Government Pricing Committee, the Ministry of Culture and Information and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs hereby jointly guide the allocation of subsidies for transport freight of films and photos, books and newspapers, cultural articles, tourism-promotion publications, and propaganda documents to overseas Vietnamese communities; as well as for airfares for domestic art troupes traveling abroad for performance in service of overseas Vietnamese communities as follows:
I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
1.The subsidies shall be given to transport freight of films and photos, newspapers, books, cultural products, tourism-promotion publications, and propaganda documents (hereinafter referred to as cultural publications) to overseas Vietnamese communities, and to airfares for domestic art troupes traveling abroad for performance in service of overseas Vietnamese communities.
2. Conditions for enjoying subsidies for transport freight of cultural publications:
- Being organizations having the function of doing business in the field of cultural publication publishing and distribution and permits to export cultural publications abroad;
- The cultural publications having been published and distributed nationwide in service of the political task of propagating the Party’s and State’s policies and not in violation of the provisions of Article 22 of the Publishing Law;
- Being included in the list and the volume of cultural publications selected for transport freight subsidies in service of overseas Vietnamese communities.
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