RCEP - A new boost for regional enterprises Business

RCEP - A new boost for regional enterprises

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, expected to be signed on November 15 within the framework of the 37th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, will be the world’s largest free trade agreement (FTA) and is a significant boost for ASEAN businesses, including those in Vietnam, according to insiders.
Opportunities await sugarcane farmers if they change way of thinking Business

Opportunities await sugarcane farmers if they change way of thinking

While many people believe that sugarcane farmers will face difficulties after Vietnam implements the ASEAN Trade In Goods Agreement (ATIGA), there are also some who say it could offer bright prospects for Vietnamese sugarcane to maximise its economic value if there is coordination between the State, scientists, entrepreneurs and especially farmers.
Sugar firms struggle due to ATIGA Business

Sugar firms struggle due to ATIGA

Tariffs cut to zero under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) from January 1 this year and the COVID-19 pandemic have made for a tough year for the sugar industry, heard an online seminar held by Nhan Dan (People) e-newspaper on September 16.
ASEAN prioritises RCEP signing by year’s end ASEAN

ASEAN prioritises RCEP signing by year’s end

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed to prioritise its signining of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) with six free trade partners by the end of this year.
Rosy signs for exports to major markets Business

Rosy signs for exports to major markets

Vietnam’s export value is expected to rise in the coming months thanks to China’s increase in imports, strong measures taken by the Vietnamese Government, ministries, agencies, and businesses, and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Development chances for sugar sector still ahead: PM Business

Development chances for sugar sector still ahead: PM

Development chances for the sugar industry are still ahead if it can re-organise itself more effectively, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a meeting seeking ways to tackle difficulties facing the sector on February 18.
Gov’t to loosen conditions for auto imports Business

Gov’t to loosen conditions for auto imports

The Government will soon issue a revision to Decree 116/2017 on the conditions for production, assembly, import and business of automobile warranty and maintenance services, removing a number of regulations relevant to auto imports.
Rising treat for sugar producers after ATIGA Business

Rising treat for sugar producers after ATIGA

Vietnam’s sugar industry is expected to face a great deal of difficulties as the country will drop tariffs on imported sugar from ASEAN under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) in 2020.