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Lawmaker stands tall as Vietnamese firms lose out to foreign incursions on home turf

Taking a leaf out of Trump’s 'America First' policy, he questioned what foreign investors have really done for the domestic economy.

Wrangling over US demands holds up Asia-Pacific minister talks

'The U.S. opposes multilateral trade agreements and the other economies are not happy.'

Compelling Vietnam: Foreign investors unfazed by Trump's trade deal rebuff

Vietnam has been a big winner as Chinese manufacturing costs have risen and China itself is now one of the three biggest investors in Vietnam.
June 22, 2017 | 09:25 am GMT+7

IMF warns against protectionism, but strikes word from statement

'We [IMF] reaffirm our commitment to... avoid inward-looking policies, and preserve global financial stability.'
April 23, 2017 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

G20 'consensus' that protectionism damaging for global economy

The United States cast doubt over its adherence to that stance.
April 22, 2017 | 06:50 pm GMT+7

Thai exporters, trailing Vietnamese peers in the US, worried about Trump's policy

Thailand had a trade surplus of about $18 billion with the US last year, well behind Vietnam's $32 billion.
April 12, 2017 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Prime Minister speaks out over Trump’s protectionist policies

Says the country should not allow key sectors to fall into foreign hands.
April 03, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam leader warns of returning protectionism amid US’ likely withdrawal from TPP

Donald Trump's stance on trade has led the Prime Minister to call for deeper ties in Southeast Asia at a regional summit.
December 08, 2016 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Pacific leaders urged to defend free trade after Trump win

"There is no doubt that if the TPP fails it will be a huge win for China, politically and economically."
November 19, 2016 | 11:20 am GMT+7

IMF urges U.S. to ratify TPP trade deal

The U.S. government should ratify the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement and reach a trade deal with the European Union to address existing economic challenges, ...
June 23, 2016 | 01:53 pm GMT+7

U.S., other countries call for urgent action on steel overcapacity

The United States and seven other countries on Tuesday called for urgent action to address global steel overcapacity, a day after major steel producing countries failed to agree ...
April 20, 2016 | 08:06 am GMT+7