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Vietnam takes steps to avoid trade war crossfire

Vietnam will strictly define local goods to prevent tariff circumvention by Chinese firms amidst the U.S.-China trade war.

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.

Nintendo to move Switch production to Vietnam on tariff fears

Japan's Nintendo will shift some of the production of its popular Switch gaming consoles to Vietnam from China.
July 09, 2019 | 02:51 pm GMT+7

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement negotiations: a 9-year timeline

More than 99 percent of tariffs on Vietnamese exports to the EU will be removed after 7 years in force.
June 29, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

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.
June 29, 2019 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Vietnam to crack down on ‘Made in Vietnam’ labelling of Chinese exports

The government will get tough with goods being exported to the U.S. under Vietnamese labels to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.
June 10, 2019 | 06:21 pm GMT+7

Trump and Xi to meet after defiant China hits US with new tariffs

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next month as the trade war between the world's two largest economies intensified.
May 14, 2019 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam stock market plunges as 70 percent of stocks close in red

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index fell 16.17 points (1.66 percent) to 958 with most stocks losing value in Monday’s afternoon session.
May 06, 2019 | 06:44 pm GMT+7

US and China said to appear close to deal to roll back tariffs

The U.S. and China appear close to a deal that would roll back tariffs on at least $200 billion worth of Chinese goods and Beijing would eliminate retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods.
March 04, 2019 | 03:20 pm GMT+7

US, China face deep trade, IP differences in high-level talks

The U.S. and China launch a critical round of trade talks on Wednesday amid deep differences over U.S. demands for structural economic reforms from Beijing.
January 30, 2019 | 09:27 am 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

Vietnam model for direct renewable power purchase agreement to be ready soon

The direct power purchase agreement model for renewable energy, which has drawn much interest from investors, is set to be completed this month.
December 06, 2018 | 07:12 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s wind power tariffs attractive, but grid capacity a major concern

Vietnam’s new feed-in tariffs are attracting great interest in wind power, but investors are concerned about grid connection and purchase agreements.
December 03, 2018 | 02:26 pm GMT+7

Trump argues tariffs with Xi after tense G20 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump sat down for a tariffs showdown over dinner with China's leader Saturday after a tense G20 summit.
December 02, 2018 | 08:29 am GMT+7

Trump says he expects to raise China tariffs: Wall Street Journal

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday he expected to raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent.
November 27, 2018 | 08:18 am GMT+7
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