Vietnam is considered the country to reap the most benefit in apparel, footwear, agro-forestry and seafood exports from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, said the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).
VOV.VN - Last year ended with disappointing news as record OPEC supply created a global glut driving oil prices downward, which when combined with shortfalls in agricultural and seafood exports, stunted economic growth.
The creation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) as part of the three key pillars of the ASEAN Community aims to develop a stable, prosperous, highly competitive economic association.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has brought enormous practical benefits to people from member countries.
Pou Chen Corp, the world's largest contract shoemaker, has become the latest Taiwanese manufacturer to shift its focus to Vietnam in anticipation of favorable tariffs brought by a Pacific Rim trade deal.
With Vietnam already enjoying a trade surplus with Japan, the elimination of tariffs after the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade accord takes effect will only open the door wider, a Vietnamese envoy in Tokyo has said.
(VOV) - The past few weeks have seen the World Trade organization (WTO) establish a panel to hear the Vietnam government’s complaint against Indonesian safeguard measures on iron and steel imports.
(VOV) - The Japanese government recently announced that tariffs on all vegetable and most fish and seafood imports will vanish under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal recently secured by Vietnam, Japan and 10 other countries.
Companies in the plastics industry should apply advanced technologies to maintain competitiveness after the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) takes effect by year-end, speakers at a seminar said on September 17.
Thai businesses are promoting investment in Vietnam in sectors that are expected to benefit from free trade agreements, including garment-textile and footwear.
(VOV) - The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has made its final decision on reviewing anti-dumping duties on polyethylene (PE) bags imported from Vietnam, the Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) announced on August 19.
(VOV) -Vietnam’s agriculture forestry and aquatics industries generate annual revenues of US$30 billion and should have attracted investment like a magnet— but a slew of obstacles make it a tough sell for foreigners.
(VOV) -A proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU) is expected to reduce tariffs and make the sales prices of fish and seafood exports more competitive.
(VOV) -The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) recently revealed that the government plans to sign a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) related to the timber industry with the European Union (EU) by the end of the year.
Low feed-in tariffs will continue hampering Vietnam’s ability to attract private power investors.
Vietnam has signed seven free trade agreements with multi-lateral, regional and bilateral partners, with hundreds of tariffs on farm produce to be removed by 2018.
(VOV) -Vietnam has initialled a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Republic of Korea (RoK).
More than 70 Thai enterprises were briefed on potential investment opportunities at a conference held by the central Quang Tri province People’s Committee.
Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang revealed Vietnam’s preparation progress for the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency on the conclusion of the 21st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat in Malaysia.