The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on December 18 launched three websites to fight counterfeit goods and help consumers resolve e-commerce disputes.
Vietnamese authorities are struggling to deal with online sales of fake and contraband products, with several tricks used to avoid detection.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked concerned ministries to check and clarify press reports about mass sale of red-claw crawfish.
VOV.VN -The Market Management team of Lang Son province have worked in co-operation with police in Bac Son district to seize over 10,000 tonnes of smuggled cosmetic products, including products with signs of counterfeiting and other fake cosmetics.
Over VND1.3 billion (US$55,859) worth of fake batteries, packaging materials, labels bearing Toshiba and Maxell brands along with a battery production chain were destroyed in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son on August 7.
VOV.VN - Businesses need to devise effective security measures which will protect intellectual property, business tactics, customers’ information and distribution system, emphasizes Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Quoc Thinh from the Vietnam University of Commerce.
VOV.VN - The psychology at work among consumers who prefer to purchase foreign goods rather local items has caused a flood of fake and counterfeit goods to the domestic market and led to difficulties for management agencies in the fight against trade fraud.
Vietnam will auction quality smuggled foreign cigarettes for export on a trial basis as stipulated in the Government’s Decision No.20/2018/QD-TTg.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade on July 1 held a celebration marking the 60th anniversary of the market surveillance force (July 3).
VOV.VN - The retail sector in Vietnam has been forecast to see robust growth over the next few years with much of the increased sales expected to come from online purchases at brick and mortar stores.
VOV.VN - From fake electronics, shoes, nutritional supplements to medicines, the sheer size of the business of counterfeit goods in Vietnam is staggering, said a panel of leading experts at a recent business forum in Ho Chi Minh City.
The infringement of intellectual property (IP), manufacturing and trading of counterfeit goods in Vietnam has become increasingly complicated with more sophisticated tricks being employed. Yet, most violations were punished with administrative penalties.
The Market Surveillance Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade will step up supervision on smuggled and counterfeited food and beverages.
Smuggling, counterfeit goods, and trade fraud became increasingly sophisticated in the first ten months of this year, according to Nguyen Van Can, Deputy Head of General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDC).
As Lunar New Year (Tet) is coming up in four months, smuggling rings are moving their imported goods to the domestic market in preparation for New Year consumption.
The Vietnam Association for Anti-counterfeiting and Trademark Protection (VATAP) announced the establishment of a consultancy centre for business support and trademark development on September 22.
(VOV) - Vietnamese authorities have made tens of thousands of arrests for trading in knock off products, mainly fake electronics products, liquor, medicines and other goods, law enforcement officials have announced.
Counterfeit goods make up 10% of the trade fraud cases officials dealt with in 2014, but some say that's just the tip of the iceberg.
Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang held a National Assembly Question and Answer session in Hanoi on November 17, easing concerns over the underperformance of large-scale hydropower plants, support industry and the crackdown on smuggling and counterfeits.
(VOV) - The 2014 Vietnam International Industrial Fair (VIIF) kicked off in Hanoi on October 21, attracting more than 250 foreign and domestic enterprises.