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Vietnam’s footwear sector readies for TPP

Vietnam’s footwear sector readies for TPP

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).

Hope as we look away from 2015

Hope as we look away from 2015

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.

AEC creates economically competitive bloc

AEC creates economically competitive bloc

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.

Taiwan shoemaker expanding in Vietnam ahead of TPP

Taiwan shoemaker expanding in Vietnam ahead of TPP

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.

Door to Japan opens wider for Vietnamese goods after TPP

Door to Japan opens wider for Vietnamese goods after TPP

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.

WTO takes up Vietnam, Indonesia safeguard case

WTO takes up Vietnam, Indonesia safeguard case

(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.

Japan to lift duties on most fish and seafood under TPP

Japan to lift duties on most fish and seafood under TPP

(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.

Plastics firms urged to adapt to AEC market

Plastics firms urged to adapt to AEC market

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.

US imposes high duties on Vietnamese PE bags

US imposes high duties on Vietnamese PE bags

(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.

Agri-forestry aquatics sector struggles to entice investors

Agri-forestry aquatics sector struggles to entice investors

(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.

EU- a tough market for Vietnam’s seafood industry

EU- a tough market for Vietnam’s seafood industry

(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.

Vietnam revives logging industry by going green

Vietnam revives logging industry by going green

(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.

RoK, Vietnam initial FTA

RoK, Vietnam initial FTA

(VOV) -Vietnam has initialled a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Minister reveals Vietnam’s progress in AEC establishment preparations

Minister reveals Vietnam’s progress in AEC establishment preparations

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.