ASEM customs agencies adopt action plan Society

ASEM customs agencies adopt action plan

The 13th ASEM Customs Directors-General/Commissioners’ Meeting ended on October 10 in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long city, with the approval of the ASEM customs action plan for 2020-21.
Businesses have yet to pay due attention to CPTPP: forum Business

Businesses have yet to pay due attention to CPTPP: forum

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) remains unfamiliar to and hasn’t received due attention from businesses as well as ministries, sectors and localities of Vietnam, heard a forum held in Hanoi on August 30.
 MoIT accepts new Chinese origin form for imports Business

MoIT accepts new Chinese origin form for imports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) late last week informed the Ministry of Finance’s General Department of Customs to accept a new C/O (certificate of origin) form E in accordance with the ASEAN-China Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Cooperation.
VN, USAID partner to enhance import-export specialised inspection Business

VN, USAID partner to enhance import-export specialised inspection

A Vietnamese top customs official on August 27 met with representatives from ministries, public agencies and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to discuss the implementation of a trade facilitation project, with an emphasis on import-export specialised inspection.
Imports stuck at border gates due to new Chinese rules Business

Imports stuck at border gates due to new Chinese rules

China's sudden application of the new C/O (certificate of origin) form E has left lots of goods imported from China stuck at northern Lang Son province's border gates since August 20, according to the Lang Son Customs Department.
Demands for industrial property heat up Business

Demands for industrial property heat up

Vietnam’s industrial zones have been attracting attention from foreign investors thanks to its robust economic growth, abundant workforce, and the signing of various free trade deals which are expected to form a more favourable business climate, according to the latest report from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
European firms optimistic with EVFTA Business

European firms optimistic with EVFTA

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will provide a cooperation framework, helping the two sides discuss regulations, simplify customs procedures and build a mechanism to address potential risks, according to Pascale Rouhier, Secretary General of the European Liaison Committee for Agricultural and Agri-Food Trade.
EVFTA to benefit Vietnamese exporters: official Business

EVFTA to benefit Vietnamese exporters: official

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which was freshly signed in Hanoi on June 30, is expected to bring about many opportunities for Vietnamese enterprises, especially those involved in exporting major products like seafood, apparels, footwear, and farm produce.