US review of Indonesia trade preference to conclude soon World

US review of Indonesia trade preference to conclude soon

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on November 6 that the US review of a trade preference facility for Indonesia will conclude soon with far more investment from American firms in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, Reuters reported.
EVFTA - a lever for Vietnam’s economic growth Business

EVFTA - a lever for Vietnam’s economic growth

The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in Hanoi on June 30 after six years of negotiation is expected to serve as a lever for the growth of Vietnam’s economy and business community.
Lao exports via GSP, FTAs near 1.31 bln USD in 2018 World

Lao exports via GSP, FTAs near 1.31 bln USD in 2018

Laos’ exports via the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) and free trade agreements (FTAs) neared 1.31 billion USD last year, accounting for 24.3 percent of the total exports, according to the Lao News Agency KPL on May 6.
Statistics sector works to further improve efficiency Business

Statistics sector works to further improve efficiency

The General Statistics Office (GSO) will continue improving the quality of its statistics and increasing information sharing with ministries and sectors, thus better serving the Government’s management over the macro-economy and socio-economic development, GSO General Director Nguyen Bich Lam said.
New regulations on GSP issued Business

New regulations on GSP issued

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued new regulations on the implementation of the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) of the European Union, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey.
2018 - tough year for shrimp exports Business

2018 - tough year for shrimp exports

The Vietnamese shrimp exporters have been in a tough year in 2018 as world supply saw strong increases that brought down both shrimp price and demand in major markets.
Vietnamese exporters must self-verify origin from 2019 Business

Vietnamese exporters must self-verify origin from 2019

Vietnam’s exporters must self-verify the origin of their products that they export to the European Union (EU) from 2019 to be qualified for Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) which is the tariff preference for developing countries.