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Vietnamese, Lao Party officials hold online talks

Vietnamese, Lao Party officials hold online talks

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan and head of the External Affairs Commission of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee Sounthone Sayachak held online talks on August 28.

Vietnam actively delivers Trade Facilitation Agreement commitments

Vietnam actively delivers Trade Facilitation Agreement commitments

Vietnam has actively taken actions to realise the World Trade Organisation’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) since it took effect on February 22, 2017, said deputy head of the General Department of Customs’ International Cooperation Department Nguyen Thi Viet Nga.

Thousands of Japanese goods to enjoy zero percent tariff in 2018

Thousands of Japanese goods to enjoy zero percent tariff in 2018

Thousands of Japanese goods imported into Vietnam will enjoy a zero percent tariff, in line with the SEA country’s commitments to lower tariffs as outlined in the Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (VJEPA) and the ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (AJCEP) for 2016-19.

Nation’s trade value up fourfold since 2007

Nation’s trade value up fourfold since 2007

After 10 years of membership in the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Vietnam’s export and import value has increased four times to reach over US$400 billion, or 170% of the gross domestic product (GDP), according to the General Department of Customs (GDC).

Vietnam affirms commitment to multilateral trading system

Vietnam affirms commitment to multilateral trading system

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh highlighted Vietnam’s commitment to promoting the multilateral trading system while addressing a plenary session of the 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference in Argentina on December 11.

Vietnam eyes more fruit exports to Japan

Vietnam eyes more fruit exports to Japan

Even as Japan is the fifth largest importer of Vietnam’s agricultural products, only three kinds of Vietnamese fresh fruits are being sold in the country.

Vietnam services market open: VCCI

Vietnam services market open: VCCI

Vietnam’s services market is significantly open to foreign investments under the commitments to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Vietnam, Belgium seek economic cooperation development

Vietnam, Belgium seek economic cooperation development

More than 100 officials and businesspeople from Vietnam and Belgium participated in a workshop in Belgium’s northern city of Ghent on October 26 to study trade and investment between the two countries.

Thailand to overhaul sugar policy

Thailand to overhaul sugar policy

Thailand, the world’s second biggest sugar exporter after Brazil, will overhaul its sugar production and distribution system for the first time in the past three decades, according to the Office of Cane and Sugar Board (OCSB).

New-generation FTAs: opportunities and challenges

New-generation FTAs: opportunities and challenges

VOV.VN - What are new-generation bilateral free trade agreements? What should be done for domestic enterprises to truly benefit from FTAs? Can Vietnam make the most of preferential tariffs brought about by new-generation FTAs?

Law experts speak of PCA’s East Sea ruling

Law experts speak of PCA’s East Sea ruling

The ruling issued by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague, the Netherlands related to disputes in the East Sea on July 12 created a legal foundation for involved parties in the region to maintain cooperation in the future, an US law expert has said.