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Thursday, December 8, 2022
Tags: The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
NA Chairman arrives in Auckland beginning official visit to New Zealand NA Chairman arrives in Auckland, beginning official visit to New Zealand
Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue and a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese legislature arrived at Auckland International Airport in the late afternoon of December 3 (local time), beginning their official visit to New Zealand at the invitation of Speaker of the House of Representatives Adrian Rurawhe.
Survey shows constant challenges for businesses to join local public procurement and suggests reform of bidding policies Survey shows constant challenges for businesses to join local public procurement and suggests reform of bidding policies
This article is an excerpt from the Report “Public Procurement: Findings from a Business Perception Survey”, which was the result of a collaborative research initiative conducted from July 2021 to June 2022 by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Highlighted here are key findings from the business survey, aiming to understand the experience and perception of businesses in public procurement activities in localities, especially in the health sector.
Vietnam China issue joint statement Vietnam, China issue joint statement
Vietnam and China have issued a joint statement on continuing to promote and deepen the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership on the occasion of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s official visit to China from October 31 - November 1.
Vietnams exports to CPTPP countries up 38.7 percent in January- August period Vietnam’s exports to CPTPP countries up 38.7 percent in January- August period
Vietnam's export value to Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership member countries increased by 38.7 percent to USD 41 billion over the first eight months of 2022, the Government's report shows.
Trade and legal disputes part of the game with UKVFTA Trade and legal disputes part of the game with UKVFTA
Vietnamese businesses must stay vigilant and do their homework to avoid trade and legal disputes in exporting to the UK to take full advantage of the United Kingdom-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, which officially went into effect last May, say industry experts and policymakers.
Domestic firms show strong capacity in making use of CPTPP Domestic firms show strong capacity in making use of CPTPP
Over three years since the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership took effect, Vietnam’s exports to member economies, especially Canada, Mexico and Peru have significantly increased, showing high adaptation capacity of domestic firms.
NA Chairman hosts JBIC leader NA Chairman hosts JBIC leader
Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue hosted a reception for the visiting Governor of Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Maeda Tadashi, in Hanoi on July 22 during which the Vietnamese top legislator spoke highly of his guest’s recommendations for Vietnam in energy transition.
New regulations on bidding dossiers for packages governed by free trade agreements New regulations on bidding dossiers for packages governed by free trade agreements
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has recently issued two circulars detailing the compilation of bidding dossiers for packages ruled by the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA), the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Top legislators of Vietnam Mexico hold online talks Top legislators of Vietnam, Mexico hold online talks
Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue affirmed Vietnam’s wish to enhance traditional ties with Mexico during virtual talks with President of the Mexican Senate Olga Sanchez Cordero on July 18.
Realizing freedom of association under Vietnams legislation Realizing freedom of association under Vietnam’s legislation
The 2019 Labor Code, effective as of January 1, 2021, lays a foundation for development and implementation of the country’s industrial relations system, which is more consistent with the principles of the market economy and serves the country’s integration and strong development. The Code touches upon key principles for freedom of association and independent workers’ representative organizations, but there is an increasing concern that would not suffice, especially, in the context of Vietnam. This article examines key challenges to freedom of association in the country and explore future perspectives of the right to association.

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