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Japan, Vietnam to cooperate on TPP
The leaders of Japan and Vietnam shared a desire to see the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal put into force at an early date
Trump moves: The face of economic and political uncertainty in Asia
States such as Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines, which used to lean toward the United States (US), may now be seeking to find more favor with the Chinese.
China firms eye ’Made in Vietnam’ windfall - if Obama’s TPP survives
Vietnam’s Free Trade Agreement with the European Union and the Trans Pacific Partnership would collectively give China access to markets worth $44 trillion in combined gross domestic product.
Can Vietnam take full advantage of preferences in VN-EAEU FTA?
With the free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and EAEU (Eurasian Economic Union) having taken effect, many Vietnamese export items now enjoy a zero percent tariff. However, it will be not an easy task to boost exports.
Vietnam’s reluctance to ratify the TPP is bad news for Washington
Vietnam’s decision to hold off ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a further blow to the beleaguered trade pact and a setback for American economic ambitions in Asia.
VN-EAEU FTA slashes import taxes
Import tax rate of 4,959 tariff lines dropped to zero from October 5, 2016, the date the Việt Nam-EAEU FTA came into effect, until December 31, 2017.
Ratifying Pacific trade pact not on Vietnam assembly agenda
Vietnam needs more time before it ratifies the Trans Pacific Partnership, an official said Tuesday, dealing a blow to the trade deal that includes the United States and Japan.
Vietnamese PM called for PTA, FTA with Iran
Iran President Rouhani met with Vietnam PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and discussed the ways to enact the bilateral agreements signed and to broaden the areas of cooperation.
Vietnam joins Russia-led free trade zone
A free trade agreement between the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Vietnam takes effect on Wednesday 5 October with its ratification.
New tariff for VJEPA available
Viet Nam’s new import tariff, part of the Viet Nam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (VJEPA) for 2016-19, has come into force.
Protection of IPRs under TPP Agreement: Some challenges for Việt Nam
The issue of intellectual property (IP) in Chapter 18 and the annexes of the TPP pose many challenges for Việt Nam, in terms of both legal aspects and IPR enforcement. This article analyzes some of these challenges.
Vietnam delays TPP vote
Vietnam will not include ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the agenda for its next parliament session.
EAEU-Viet Nam FTA confirmed to take effect in October
The free trade agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Viet Nam will take effect on October 5.
RCEP - Services - NZ initial sectoral request lists (Oct 2015)
Requests to Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and Viet Nam, dated October 2015
EU–VN Free Trade Agreement set to lure European SMEs to Vietnam
A delegation of 30 European pharmaceutical firms in the environment and water sectors paid a working visit to Ho Chi Minh City to research the market and explore opportunities.
Is TPP a public health threat?
The Vietnamese Government should bar certain industries from exploiting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) lest they damage public health, health activists warned.
EVFTA to open new chapter in EU-Vietnam trade relation
Vietnam has the potential of improving its own production and expanding its key industries exponentially.
VN Gov’t to toughen IP rights enforcement
Improving enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights is now high on the Government’s agenda as part of its efforts to uphold international IP commitments, especially those in the Trans-Pacific Partnership
EU sacrifices human rights for Vietnam free trade
New EU-Vietnam trade agreements are being fast-tracked with barely any attention to human rights.
Firms ignorant of intellectual rights
Many Vietnamese firms are indifferent to intellectual property rights regulated in the Trans Pacific Strategic Partnership (TPP) agreement, despite the fact that Việt Nam is a signatory to the deal.