July 14, 2023 | 09:57
The WHO said Friday it was now classifying aspartame, an artificial sweetener commonly used in soft drinks, as "possibly carcinogenic to humans" -- though the acceptable daily intake level remains unchanged.
April 01, 2021 | 09:17
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.
January 20, 2021 | 16:44
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.
October 01, 2020 | 15:30
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.
September 26, 2020 | 08:00
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.
July 06, 2020 | 17:09
COVID-19 and US-China trade tensions brought a new investment wave from abroad in the first half of the year.
May 18, 2020 | 08:03
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.
December 26, 2019 | 16:16
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.
November 27, 2019 | 19:00
Vietnamese companies are grabbing opportunities arising from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) taking effect.
November 02, 2019 | 08:00
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.
October 03, 2019 | 09:16
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.
September 11, 2019 | 09:17
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.
September 02, 2019 | 06:00
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.
July 29, 2019 | 08:46
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).
July 05, 2019 | 10:58
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.