Draft amendments to Decree 52 on e-commerce activities discussed Business

Draft amendments to Decree 52 on e-commerce activities discussed

Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnamese e-commerce market is still booming. Therefore, the amendment and supplementation of Decree 52/2013/ND-CP on e-commerce to better manage the activity, considered "the future of the retail market", is extremely necessary.
US not impose tariff or sanction on Vietnam’s exports Business

US not impose tariff or sanction on Vietnam’s exports

The US Trade Representative (USTR), in its report released on January 15 on findings in the Section 301 investigation of Vietnam’s acts, policies, and practices related to currency valuation, did not mention or recommend the imposition of tariff or any sanction measures on Vietnam’s exports, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said on January 16.
Vietnam always a leading partner of Netherlands in Asia Business

Vietnam always a leading partner of Netherlands in Asia

Vietnam is always a leading partner of the Netherlands in Asia, said the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, at an online meeting with Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on January 14.
Over 870,000 households to access electricity in 2021-2025 Society

Over 870,000 households to access electricity in 2021-2025

The national target programme on electricity supply for rural, mountainous and island areas will reach approximately 871,263 households between 2021 and 2025, as heard at a conference held in Hanoi on January 14 to review its implementation in the past five years.
Resilience helps Vietnam overcome year of COVID-19 Business

Resilience helps Vietnam overcome year of COVID-19

Though COVID-19 has sent the global economy into one of its worst recessions ever, Vietnam posted GDP growth of 2.91 percent in 2020 thanks to its solid control of outbreaks and timely support to both enterprises and local people.
Online promotion a trade gateway for SMEs Business

Online promotion a trade gateway for SMEs

Online trade promotion offers businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), direct access to international customers, boosts their sales, speeds up the marketing process, and saves costs, experts have said.
Anti-dumping measures on steel, BOPP film to be exempted Business

Anti-dumping measures on steel, BOPP film to be exempted

The Trade Remedies Authorities of Vietnam has proposed the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) exempt the application of anti-dumping measures on steel and biaxial oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film and the total volume eligible for the exemption for 2020 and 2021.
RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy Business

RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a long shadow and created uncertainty over the global economy. The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), however, offers a beacon of hope, as it marks a victory for multilateralism and free trade regionally and globally.