September 11, 2020 | 09:00
In the context of still depressed global trade, the long-awaited EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has come into force in August 2020. A bit of light in these dark times, this FTA offers significant benefits to Vietnam in the years to come.
June 04, 2020 | 16:33
Businesses in the leather and footwear industry await the ratification of the EVFTA to cash in on the enormous tax incentives coming with the landmark deal.
April 28, 2020 | 20:13
The United States suspended tariff privileges under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) on 573 Thai products from April 25 as originally scheduled.
January 15, 2020 | 17:02
The world's two dominant economic powers, the United States and China, are poised to sign a trade truce Wednesday (Jan 15) that will allow businesses around the globe to breathe a sigh of relief.
January 06, 2020 | 15:07
The heavy US tariffs on local steel products may be encouragement for local giant Hoa Sen Group's (HSG) conservative 11 per cent profit growth target.
March 20, 2019 | 09:23
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will return to Beijing next week as the United States and China inch toward resolving their trade war, a senior administration official told AFP on Tuesday (Mar 19).
February 12, 2019 | 10:48
LONDON: European stock markets closed higher on Monday (Feb 11) as US and Chinese officials in Beijing geared up for crunch trade talks aimed at averting fresh tariff escalations that have triggered fears of a global economic slowdown.
December 02, 2018 | 10:45
U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping held high-stakes trade talks in Argentina on Saturday, and both sides signaled they made progress toward defusing a damaging tariffs war between the world's two largest economies.
November 26, 2018 | 16:55
Minh Phu is making attempts to expand in the US, but investors call on the company to keep an eye on short-term benefits too.
October 17, 2018 | 10:10
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration notified Congress of its intent to negotiate the three separate trade agreements.
September 25, 2018 | 10:33
Ford is looking at speeding up plans to build more Lincoln models in Chinese plants amid the growing trade war with the United States that has made US exports less attractive, a senior executive said on Monday (Sep 24).
August 24, 2018 | 10:00
Thousands of American and Chinese products became 25 per cent more expensive overnight, but talks are underway on Thursday (Aug 23) to try to avert more economic damage from President Donald Trump's multifront trade confrontations.
February 13, 2018 | 16:57
The Ministry of Planning and Investment warned that Vietnam's CPTPP benefits could be heavily reduced without breakthrough reforms.
September 12, 2012 | 10:13
The Ministry of Industry and Trade proposes lowering the coal export tariff in a bid to help Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) survive the tough times and preserve its credit rating to take out soft loans.
February 09, 2012 | 08:30
Tariffs on most exports between Vietnam and Chile will be lowered to zero per cent under the Vietnam-Chile free trade agreement which has just been approved by the Vietnamese Prime Minister.