WTO says 2021 global trade recovery rests on vaccines

WTO says 2021 global trade recovery rests on vaccines

Global trade is set to grow by eight percent in 2021, the World Trade Organization said Wednesday, stressing that the route out of the Covid-19 crisis rested on the rapid rollout of vaccines.
Malaysia files WTO lawsuit against EU on palm-biofuel curbs

Malaysia files WTO lawsuit against EU on palm-biofuel curbs

Malaysia has recently filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the European Union (EU)’s rules affecting the consumption of palm oil-based biofuels.
WTO to let EU levy $4 bn in Boeing/Airbus dispute: report

WTO to let EU levy $4 bn in Boeing/Airbus dispute: report

The WTO is set to approve EU sanctions worth around $4.0 billion against imports of US goods and services in connection with a long-running Airbus/Boeing spat, the Bloomberg news agency reported Wednesday.
Vietnam agrees to establish WTO informal working group on trade, gender

Vietnam agrees to establish WTO informal working group on trade, gender 1

Vietnam and a number of member states of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreed to establish an informal working group on trade and gender during an online meeting at the level of ambassador and head of delegation in Bern, Switzerland, on September 23.
New ventures more pronounced in first half

New ventures more pronounced in first half

COVID-19 and US-China trade tensions brought a new investment wave from abroad in the first half of the year.
PetroVietnam proposal to stop importing petroleum refused

PetroVietnam proposal to stop importing petroleum refused

The proposal to either stop or suspend petroleum imports by PetroVietnam was refused as it would impact importers and violate Vietnam's FTA and WTO commitments.
Free trade signings stimulate success

Free trade signings stimulate success

Fuelled by its positive performance in 2019, Vietnam is expected to continue witnessing high growth in the year to come, Michael Mugliston and Milton Churche, visiting fellows from the Institute for International Trade at the University of Adelaide in South Australia, provide analysis on the outlook for the Vietnamese economy in 2020 amid the country’s growing international integration.
Vietnamese businesses start to seize CPTPP opportunities

Vietnamese businesses start to seize CPTPP opportunities

Vietnamese companies are grabbing opportunities arising from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) taking effect.
EVFTA gains in telecoms and banking

EVFTA gains in telecoms and banking

Even though a bigger lift in foreign ownership cap could become a driving force to lure further European investment in banking and telecommunications, the funding picture in these sectors remains a question on the back of enforcement of the landmark EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
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.
Japan wins partial WTO victory in South Korea duties case

Japan wins partial WTO victory in South Korea duties case

The World Trade Organisation on Tuesday (Sep 10) largely faulted South Korea in a final ruling over anti-dumping duties slapped on imports of industrial pneumatic valves imported from Japan.
Businesses have yet to pay due attention to CPTPP: forum

Businesses have yet to pay due attention to CPTPP: forum

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) remains unfamiliar to and hasn’t received due attention from businesses as well as ministries, sectors and localities of Vietnam, heard a forum held in Hanoi on August 30.
US 'pressure' tactic on WTO will fail: China state media

US 'pressure' tactic on WTO will fail: China state media

A US threat to pull recognition of China's "developing nation" status at the World Trade Organisation is a pressure tactic ahead of this week's trade talks and is bound to fail, a commentary in state media said Monday (Jul 29).
Vietnam works with US to protect enterprises’ benefits: Spokeswoman

Vietnam works with US to protect enterprises’ benefits: Spokeswoman

Vietnam’s agencies will continue to coordinate with the US side to protect legitimate rights and benefits of enterprises in line with legal regulations and agreements of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and prevent illegal evasion and fraudulent acts of origin.
WTO largely sides with US in dispute over China grain import tariffs: Panel

WTO largely sides with US in dispute over China grain import tariffs: Panel

The World Trade Organisation on Thursday (Apr 18) largely sided with the United States in its Obama-era case against Beijing over Chinese restrictions on imports of American grain.
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