Steering committee on smuggling prevention sets out tasks Society

Steering committee on smuggling prevention sets out tasks

The National Steering Committee for Anti-smuggling, Counterfeit Goods and Trade Fraud (National Steering Committee 389) convened a meeting in Hanoi on October 14 to review its activities in the third quarter and set out tasks for the fourth quarter.
Health ministry warns of COVID-19 vaccine fraud Health

Health ministry warns of COVID-19 vaccine fraud

The Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health has suggested localities, organisations and businesses that want to buy COVID-19 vaccines negotiate directly with vaccine producers to avoid fraudulent deeds, citing warnings by Interpol.
Made-in-Vietnam wooden products conquer US market Business

Made-in-Vietnam wooden products conquer US market

Boasting huge production advantages and capitalising on good market opportunities, Vietnam’s furniture sector has stood firm amid COVID-19 and improved its position in the global market and especially in the US.
HCM City continues to fight smuggling, trade fraud Business

HCM City continues to fight smuggling, trade fraud

Ho Chi Minh City is to step up efforts in inspections to prevent trade fraud and smuggling after some of its inspections were suspended due to COVID-19, said Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People's Committee Phan Thi Thang.
Ex-minister jailed for 10 years for role in expressway fraud Society

Ex-minister jailed for 10 years for role in expressway fraud

Dinh La Thang, who served as Minister of Transport between August 2011 and February 2016, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the bidding and accounting fraud in the HCM City-Trung Luong Expressway project, a major toll road in southern Vietnam.
Handling fake goods on e-commerce platforms Business

Handling fake goods on e-commerce platforms

About 30,000 e-commerce stores were taken down in the first nine months of this year due to trade fraud, counterfeit and contraband goods, and the scale of the problem is looking daunting.
Origin fraud threatens local exporters Business

Origin fraud threatens local exporters

After a local silk importer was recently found to be disguising Chinese products as Vietnamese to sell them in India, experts have warned of the risks of losing out on exports and preferential tariffs due to intellectual property (IP) violations.
Origin fraud threatens local exporters Business

Origin fraud threatens local exporters

After a local silk importer was recently found to be disguising Chinese products as Vietnamese to sell them in India, experts have warned of the risks of losing out on exports and preferential tariffs due to intellectual property (IP) violations.