ASEAN economic ministers meet in Thailand World

ASEAN economic ministers meet in Thailand

The 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 51) and related meetings officially opened in Bangkok on September 6, bringing together economic leaders from the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and partner countries.
Ministry tightens supervision to avoid trade sanctions Business

Ministry tightens supervision to avoid trade sanctions

Sectors which have seen high growth in the past few years such as wooden furniture, garments and textiles, seafood and steel are being placed under special supervision by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to avoid having high tariffs and trade sanctions imposed by other nations.
Vietnamese firms urged to make best use of CPTPP Business

Vietnamese firms urged to make best use of CPTPP

Preferential export taxes offered by CPTPP are expected to be promulgated this month. However, the tax reduction is only one of the incentives for Vietnamese goods when entering markets, not a ‘lifesaver’ for businesses, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Firms urged to be more active under FTAs’ pressure Business

Firms urged to be more active under FTAs’ pressure

The participation in new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs) has proved to be a driving force for exports but also posed challenges for Vietnamese firms in meeting importers’ requirements and competing with foreign rivals right in the domestic market.
Deputy PM addresses issues of public concern Politics

Deputy PM addresses issues of public concern

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh made clear a number of issues of public concern following the part of the question-and-answer session on culture, sports and tourism during the ongoing seventh session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 6.
RoK steps up FTA talks with Philippines, Malaysia World

RoK steps up FTA talks with Philippines, Malaysia

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) is set to hold open hearings in Seoul on May 7 to promote the country’s free trade agreements (FTAs) with the Philippines and Malaysia.
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.