FTA to facilitate ASEAN – Hong Kong goods flow ASEAN

FTA to facilitate ASEAN – Hong Kong goods flow

The Vietnamese Government has issued a decree on Vietnam’s special preferential import tariffs for the implementation of the ASEAN-Hong Kong (China) Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) in the 2019-2020.
National public service portal launched Society

National public service portal launched

The national public service portal, an electronic platform to connect the Government with people and enterprises, was officially opened nationwide on December 9 after nine months of construction.
Trade minister fields questions about trade fraud Politics

Trade minister fields questions about trade fraud

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on November 7 cleared up questions raised by National Assembly deputies regarding the aluminum shipment labeled as made-in-Vietnam product and worth 4.3 billion USD to the US by a Chinese-invested business in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
Customs to work extra hours to clear truck jam at border Business

Customs to work extra hours to clear truck jam at border

Local authorities on both sides of the Vietnam -China border have agreed to work extra hours to allow more Vietnamese agricultural goods to cross the border into China, said Nguyen Cong Truong, Vice Chairman of border province Lang Son's People Committee.
Seafood exports to China on the mend Business

Seafood exports to China on the mend

Vietnam’s seafood exports to China are expected to rise in the second half of this year to reach the 1.2 billion USD target for the whole of this year as China’s seafood demand is on the rise, and the escalating US-China trade tension is likely to create as an opportunity for Vietnamese exporters to increase their market share in China.
Ministry tightens supervision to avoid trade sanctions Business

Ministry tightens supervision to avoid trade sanctions

Sectors which have seen high growth in the past few years such as wooden furniture, garments and textiles, seafood and steel are being placed under special supervision by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to avoid having high tariffs and trade sanctions imposed by other nations.
Vietnamese firms urged to make best use of CPTPP Business

Vietnamese firms urged to make best use of CPTPP

Preferential export taxes offered by CPTPP are expected to be promulgated this month. However, the tax reduction is only one of the incentives for Vietnamese goods when entering markets, not a ‘lifesaver’ for businesses, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam’s exports to CPTPP countries set to surge Business

Vietnam’s exports to CPTPP countries set to surge

Vietnam’s exports to member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) are expected to increase strongly through 2030, reaching 25 percent of the nation’s total exports, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT).