On 18th June 2021, the Ministry of Finance has released a new Circular No. 44/2021/TT-BTC on the range, principle, and method to determine the price of clean water. In this regard, the price should range from 2,000 – 11,000 VNĐ per cubic meter (VNĐ/m3) for the rural area; 3,000 – 15,000 VNĐ/m3 for urban areas of categories 2, 3, 4, and 5; and 3,500 – 18,000 VNĐ/m3 for urban areas of category 1 (centrally-run cities).
Circular No. 44/2021/TT-BTC will be enforced on 5th August 2021.