EU court rules on anti-dumping law Business

EU court rules on anti-dumping law

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared partially invalid an anti-dumping regulation on certain leather footwear imports to the EU from China and Vietnam.
Free health check-ups for needy Lao people Society

Free health check-ups for needy Lao people

Vietnam’s Military Hospital 175 is providing free health check-ups and medicines for impoverished Lao people as part of the ongoing 2015 Vietnam-Laos trade fair in the Lao province of Champasak.
Tien Giang: Export turnover hits record high Business

Tien Giang: Export turnover hits record high

Export turnover in Tien Giang province hit 1.32 billion USD in the first nine months of this year, up 23 percent compared to the same period last year - the highest growth recorded thus far.
ADB forecasts robust Cambodian economic growth ASEAN

ADB forecasts robust Cambodian economic growth

ADB forecasts 7 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth for Cambodia in 2015 and 7.2 percent in 2016, according to the bank’s Asian Development Outlook Update report released on September 22.
 Footwear exports make big gains Business

Footwear exports make big gains

Vietnamese footwear exports rose 21.2 percent against the same period last year to more than 5.85 billion USD for the first six months of the year, the General Department of Customs reported.
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Vietnam to benefit from RCEP market region

Vietnam will be able to access a huge market of 3.4 billion people when it joins the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

Countries in RCEP will have a combined GDP of 21 trillion USD, accounting for 29 percent of the world's GDP, said Nguyen Anh Duong, Deputy Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).

Speaking during a workshop held in Hanoi on July 17 on the impact of RCEP on Vietnam's economy and the opportunities and challenges it would pose, Duong said regulations on origin in RCEP would be simpler and more liberal than in other economic pacts. In addition, the parties would make more commitments on freedom of trade in goods and services and investment.
Vietnam climbs footwear ladder Business

Vietnam climbs footwear ladder

Vietnam is now the third largest exporter of footwear in the world, and it can increase its exports further by using opportunities provided by free trade agreements.