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Enforcing intellectual property rights in EVFTA

Enforcing intellectual property rights in EVFTA

VOV.VN - As the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) presents a wealth of business opportunities for both sides, local firms are advised to enquire into intellectual property rights (IPRs) in order to penetrate deep into the demanding European market.

The Philippines urged to remove Vietnamese steel investigation

The Philippines urged to remove Vietnamese steel investigation

VOV.VN - The import turnover of Vietnamese steel products to the Philippines accounts for a small proportion of overall revenue and therefore the products should be excluded from the safeguard measures imposed by the island state, according to the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam.

Quotas for sugar imports from ASEAN removed

Quotas for sugar imports from ASEAN removed

There will be no limits on the amounts of sugar imports into Vietnam from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN), beginning next year.

Trade ties tighten amid leader visits

Trade ties tighten amid leader visits

In a week of international visits, Vietnam has upgraded its ties with Canada to a comprehensive partnership, while further strengthening its relations with Chile, China, and the US.

EU food penetrates new markets

EU food penetrates new markets

VOV.VN - Russia’s food ban has put heavier pressure on European agricultural production and led to the loss of about 5.5 billion euros per year.

Bittersweet reality: China doubles tariffs on sugar imports

Bittersweet reality: China doubles tariffs on sugar imports

VOV.VN - China said on May 22 that it will impose hefty penalties on sugar imports after a six-month probe that began last year by the government at the request of domestic mills resulted in a finding that imports were ‘seriously damaging’ its domestic market.

Vietnam gov’t beefs up efforts to ‘rescue’ pig farmers

Vietnam gov’t beefs up efforts to ‘rescue’ pig farmers

Vietnam’s agriculture ministry and its trade counterpart should clarify the causes behind falling pork prices and identify effective solutions, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underlined at a government meeting on Thursday.

Workshop on domestic trade development strategy to 2025

Workshop on domestic trade development strategy to 2025

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) jointly held a consultation workshop on May 4 on the draft domestic trade development strategy to 2025 with a vision towards 2035.

Exhibition highlights Vietnam’s international integration

Exhibition highlights Vietnam’s international integration

VOV.VN - An exhibition featuring Vietnam’s international integration opened in Hanoi on December 16 with hundreds of photos and books that detail Vietnam’s international integration during each period and its achievements in the process.

Workshop develops Action Plan for WTO trade facilitation agreement

Workshop develops Action Plan for WTO trade facilitation agreement

VOV.VN - With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the General Department of Vietnam Customs organized a workshop to develop an action plan for implementation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in Hanoi on Novemrber 29.

Europe ends sanctions on Belarus, seeks better ties

Europe ends sanctions on Belarus, seeks better ties

The European Union ended five years of sanctions against Belarus and its authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko on February 15, citing improving human rights as the bloc seeks more friends in Russia's back yard.

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.