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Saturday, July 21, 2018
Tags: FTA
Ten new decrees guiding FTA tariff cuts Ten new decrees guiding FTA tariff cuts
The Ministry of Finance on January 5 announced 10 draft decrees that will guide implementation of several free trade agreements, drawing a roadmap to zero percent import tariffs for many goods.
PM urges more effective FTA implementation PM urges more effective FTA implementation
Under Directive 38/CT-TTg, Prime Minister asks the Inter-sectoral Steering Committee for Economic Integration to actively direct the implementation of Party Resolution 06-NQ/TW on effective implementation of the international economic integration process and maintenance of socio-political stability as Vietnam joins new-generation FTAs.
Global integration fraught with hurdles: VN official Global integration fraught with hurdles: VN official
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai tells the Vietnam News Agency that the nation will have to deal effectively with new-generation FTAs as it deepens its international integration.
Russia pays attention to ties with Vietnamese legislature Russia pays attention to ties with Vietnamese legislature
President of the Federal Council of Russia Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko has stated that Russia pays heed to further strengthening friendship and cooperation between the two legislatures of Russia and Vietnam.
Vietnam needs a new trade policy thinking to capitalize on FTAs Vietnam needs a new trade policy thinking to capitalize on FTAs
Over the past 20 years, Viet Nam has step by step established and expanded its import and export markets and trade partners in the direction of diversifying and multilateralizing foreign trade ties. By now the country has trade relations with more than 200 countries and territories, and boasts a high trade-openness index (total trade accounting for more than 170% of GDP).
TPP or not VN will continue integration TPP or not, VN will continue integration
Vietnam will continue its reform to improve business and investment environment to support enterprises and negotiate other agreement whether US president-elect Donald Trump thwarts the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) or not, according to the Minister of Trade and Industry Tran Tuan Anh.
VN laws need fine tuning for TPP: report VN laws need fine tuning for TPP: report
Vietnam’s legal framework is compatible with most of the commitments on investment it has undertaken under the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement but not compatible with commitments on transfer and investor-state dispute resettlement, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced yesterday.
Party Central Committee convenes fourth plenum Party Central Committee convenes fourth plenum
The fourth plenary meeting of the 12th Party Central Committee opened in Hanoi on October 9, with socio-economic situation in 2016 and plans for 2017 high on the agenda.
Vietnamese Prime Minister officiates at AEBF Vietnamese Prime Minister officiates at AEBF
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined world leaders at the 15th Asia-Europe Business Forum (AEBF) in Mongolia’s capital Ulan Bator on July 14, asking for high resolve to promote Asia-Europe co-operation and integration.
Vietnams legal framework vs EVFTA commitments: review and recommendations Vietnam’s legal framework vs EVFTA commitments: review and recommendations
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), with the aid of the British Embassy to Vietnam, has recently launched a series of reviews on Vietnam’s current laws against EVFTA commitments, aiming to enhance conformity with the EVFTA while ensuring benefits for local businesses.

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