Former WTO head in Hanoi for trade forum Business

Former WTO head in Hanoi for trade forum

Ex-chief of the World Trade Organisation Pascal Lamy has called on Vietnam to harmonise legal regulations, improve logistics and focus on adding value to the economy to better benefit from international trade.
Politics

Hanoi to host first conference on multilateral foreign affairs

The first-ever national conference discussing Vietnam’s multilateral foreign affairs during the course of across-the-board international integration will take place in Hanoi on August 12, with around 200 delegates in and outside the country taking part.
VN attends WTO ministerial conference Business

VN attends WTO ministerial conference

Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang has joined his foreign counterparts at the 8 th World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.
Vietnam files shrimp lawsuit to WTO panel Business

Vietnam files shrimp lawsuit to WTO panel

Vietnam submitted its lawsuit documents against the US imposition of anti-dumping tariffs on its frozen shrimp to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel in Geneva, Switzerland, on August 20.
WTO nominates panel members for Vietnam's lawsuit Business

WTO nominates panel members for Vietnam's lawsuit

The World Trade Organisation (WTO)’s Director General Pascal Lamy on July 26 appointed three members to the panel that reviews the US’s anti-dumping measures imposed on frozen shrimp imported from Vietnam.
Business

US increases taxes on Vietnamese shrimps

The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has announced final results of the fourth administrative review on Vietnamese shrimps exported to the US , which was conducted from February 1, 2008 to January 31, 2009.
World

Asia-Pacific ministers start free-trade talks in Japan

Asia-Pacific ministers on June 5 kicked off a two-day meeting in Japan’s northern city of Sapporo, Hokkaido province to discuss trade liberalisation in the region and measures to speed up regional economic integration.
World

Vietnam urges greater efforts to end Doha talks

Vietnam has called on ministers participating in the WTO conference on December 2 to show that they are strong in commitment and political will to end the eight-year stalemate on framing a trade liberation accord by 2010.
WTO head applauds Vietnam’s integration Business

WTO head applauds Vietnam’s integration

WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy described Vietnam as a model of successful reform and integration when receiving Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang in Geneva on Nov. 30.