Over 1,300 requests processed through national public service portal Society

Over 1,300 requests processed through national public service portal

Four days after it was launched the national public service portal had by 4:00pm of December 12 been accessed by 2.3 million people, receiving 581 requests for supply of low- and middle-voltage power, 693 for driving licence swapping and international driving licence issuing, and 51 on re-issuing of health insurance cards.
Firms cautioned when exporting pepper to Myanmar Business

Firms cautioned when exporting pepper to Myanmar

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency of Foreign Trade has warned domestic enterprises to take caution when exporting pepper to Myanmar after a local company was added into the list of importers under close watch by the Myanmar Customs.
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.
PM asks for more efforts to boost trade ties with key partners Politics

PM asks for more efforts to boost trade ties with key partners

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered ministries and sectors to devise active and practical plans to promote domestic production, create more jobs, and ensure harmonious trade relations with key partners of the country in the principle of equality and mutual benefits.
Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements Business

Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements

The EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were officially signed in Hanoi on June 30 afternoon, in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese National Assembly and Government leaders, and leaders of the European Union (EU).
Customs sector focuses on CPTPP implementation Business

Customs sector focuses on CPTPP implementation

Vietnam’s customs sector will help businesses carry out procedures while implementing the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), said Deputy General Director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Nguyen Duong Thai.
Garment and textile sector to face huge challenge Business

Garment and textile sector to face huge challenge

The garment and textile sector was forecast to suffer the most from goods origin regulations under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), said Bui Kim Thuy, the country representative for Vietnam at the US-ASEAN Business Council.
Vietnam actively contributes to negotiations of regional economic pact Business

Vietnam actively contributes to negotiations of regional economic pact

The 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-50) Meeting and Related Meetings, which freshly concluded in Singapore on September 1 after four days of working, is an important event in the context of rising global trade protectionism and unilateralisaiton, said Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh in a recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.