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Vietnam textiles industry faces localization conundrum

Vietnam needs to up textile localization to extract trade pact gains, but authorities are rejecting proposed factories on environmental grounds.

Vietnam cuts im-export tariffs under CPTPP pact

Vietnam has removed tariffs on several products including fruit and frozen foods imported from six CPTPP signatories.

Vietnam ranked 13th most influential in Asia Pacific

Vietnam’s level of influence in the Asia-Pacific region remained unchanged from last year, ahead of several Southeast Asian peers.
May 31, 2019 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam trade deficit more than triples in first 15 days

With FDI firms’ exports plunging, Vietnam's trade deficit more than tripled year-on-year in the first 15 days of 2019, approaching $1 billion.
January 23, 2019 | 04:58 pm GMT+7

Trans-Pacific trade pact takes effect in Vietnam

The CPTPP trade pact came into force in Vietnam Monday, carrying both hopes for opportunities and fears of challenges.
January 14, 2019 | 08:07 pm GMT+7

Pacific trade pact almost upon it, Vietnam’s privatization remains sluggish

Vietnam seems set to miss its target for privatizing state companies, causing fears this might affect its CPTPP commitments.
January 11, 2019 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Strengthening Vietnamese private sector should be a 2019 focus: experts

Vietnam needs to reduce its dependency on foreign businesses and foster its own private sector this year, experts say. 
January 09, 2019 | 11:36 am GMT+7

10 defining moments for Vietnam in 2018

It has been riveting year for Vietnam, with some tragic losses, major corruption trials, euphoric football victories and ignition of new hopes.
December 24, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam should not pin hopes on trade war truce: experts

The truce in the U.S.-China trade war will not benefit Vietnam, which should instead focus on consummating trade pacts, experts have opined.
December 12, 2018 | 09:51 am GMT+7

46 pct APEC firms plan higher investments in Vietnam nex year

With 46 percent of APEC firms planning to increase their investments in the country, Vietnam tops the region in business attraction.
November 17, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Vietnam ratifies Asia-Pacific trade pact

Vietnam became the seventh country to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Monday afternoon.
November 12, 2018 | 07:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to ratify Asia-Pacific trade pact

Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong Friday presented the CPTPP trade pact to the National Assembly for ratification.
November 02, 2018 | 02:54 pm GMT+7

Pacific trade pact to start at end-2018 after six members ratify

Australia has become the sixth nation to formally ratify the CPTPP, the New Zealand government said on Wednesday.
October 31, 2018 | 07:47 am GMT+7

Vietnam to discuss ratification of major free trade pact

Vietnam is set to discuss ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership this month.
October 15, 2018 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

Trade turns growth engine for globalizing Vietnam

Vietnam’s trade as a percentage of GDP topped 200 percent last year, highest for any country with over 50 million people.
October 07, 2018 | 11:30 am GMT+7
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