Thailand boosts exports of rubber products amid COVID-19 World

Thailand boosts exports of rubber products amid COVID-19

Thailand is maintaining exports of rubber products and processed rubber as global demand surges, particularly for those relating to protective gear against COVID-19 such as rubber gloves and synthetic rubber used to make such gloves.
FTAs to bring both opportunities and challenges: Minister Business

FTAs to bring both opportunities and challenges: Minister

Joining new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs) ​​will help Vietnam diversify its economic and trade relations, especially expanding import and export markets, avoiding excessive dependence on a specific region and helping the economy cope better with external fluctuations.
State revenue unlikely to fall despite numerous FTAs Business

State revenue unlikely to fall despite numerous FTAs

Reduced revenue from cutting taxes on imported goods in accordance with various free trade agreements (FTA) Vietnam had signed was unlikely to affect State revenue, said the finance ministry in a conference held on December 12 in Hanoi.
RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief World

RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his optimism over the likelihood that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) between 10 ASEAN member countries and six partners will be finalised by the end of the year.
Prompt action needed to take advantage of FTAs Business

Prompt action needed to take advantage of FTAs

Opportunities provided by free trade agreements (FTAs) will only exist on paper if local authorities and enterprises do not take prompt and concrete actions to take advantage, experts said at a meeting in Hanoi on July 10.
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.
Vietnam, Japan facilitate labour exports Business

Vietnam, Japan facilitate labour exports

Vietnam and Japan will sign a cooperation agreement providing labour skills for foreigners, aiming to enable Vietnamese citizens to work in Japan in line with the country’s new visa policy.