Haiphong intensifies preparations to attract investment

Haiphong intensifies preparations to attract investment

Haiphong is building new industrial zones with special advantages to welcome big investors and enterprises to lure in an additional $12-15 billion in 2021-2025.
Vietnam will investigate against trade remedies evasion for Thai sugar

Vietnam will investigate against trade remedies evasion for Thai sugar

The VSSA requested the MoIT for an investigation against trade remedy evasion for cane sugar products originating from Thailand.
EU to slap US with Boeing tariffs, but lauds Biden

EU to slap US with Boeing tariffs, but lauds Biden

The EU pushed ahead on Monday with tariffs against several US imports as part of the long-running Boeing-Airbus row, despite hope for a trade truce following Joe Biden's election.
New tariff scheme approved to encourage solar development

New tariff scheme approved to encourage solar development

The Government has officially decided to approve a new feed-in-tariff mechanism to encourage development of solar power in Vietnam.
WTO approves US tariffs on EU goods in Airbus retaliation

WTO approves US tariffs on EU goods in Airbus retaliation

The World Trade Organisation on Wednesday (Oct 2) gave Washington the green light to slap annual tariffs on US$7.5 billion (€6.8 billion) worth of EU goods in retaliation for the bloc's illegal support of Airbus.
US, China to talk trade on Thursday: Trump

US, China to talk trade on Thursday: Trump

President Donald Trump said US and Chinese trade officials were due to hold discussions on Thursday (Aug 29), days before Washington is due to raise tariffs on billions in Chinese goods.
Google, Facebook, Amazon decry French digital tax as 'discriminatory'

Google, Facebook, Amazon decry French digital tax as 'discriminatory'

American tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google joined forces on Monday (Aug 19) to decry the French digital tax as retroactive and discriminatory.
European stocks tumble on tariff moves as Chinese yuan sinks

European stocks tumble on tariff moves as Chinese yuan sinks

European stock markets tumbled on Monday (Aug 5) after the Chinese yuan fell sharply in what analysts said was Beijing's riposte to US President Donald Trump vowing to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods in the latest trade war flare-up.
IMF downgrades world growth, warns of 'precarious' 2020

IMF downgrades world growth, warns of 'precarious' 2020

Global trade tensions, continued uncertainty and rising prospects for a no-deal Brexit are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday (Jul 23).
Apple warns US tariffs on China would backfire

Apple warns US tariffs on China would backfire

Apple has warned the US administration that proposed tariffs on Chinese imports would be counterproductive, saying they would hurt the iPhone manufacturer's competitiveness and "tilt the playing field" to non-American rivals.
Evaluating the influence of US-China strains

Evaluating the influence of US-China strains

Economist Can Van Luc talked with VIR about the next moves in the US-China trade war and their impacts on Vietnam.
CPTPP workshop clarifies rules of origin

CPTPP workshop clarifies rules of origin

The CPTPP will remove 95 per cent of current tariff lines among the partners, but goods must satisfy the rules of origin (ROO).
Beijing offers to cut auto tariffs, buy soy: US official

Beijing offers to cut auto tariffs, buy soy: US official

China has agreed to cut tariffs on autos imported from the United States, and resume soybean purchases, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesday (Dec 12), confirming the reports that delighted investors.
Trump says China tariff rates very likely to rise

Trump says China tariff rates very likely to rise

Just days ahead of a planned meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Trump also vowed to put tariffs on all remaining imports from China if the two sides failed to reach a deal.
Hoa Sen and Nam Kim not threatened by new Indonesian tariffs

Hoa Sen and Nam Kim not threatened by new Indonesian tariffs

Hoa Sen Group and Nam Kim Group do not expect negative impacts from the Indonesian government’s high anti-dumping duties imposed on colour-coated steels.
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