EuroCham opposes EU’s plan on Vietnam’s shoes Business

EuroCham opposes EU’s plan on Vietnam’s shoes

The European Union’s plan to impose anti-dumping duties on Vietnam ’s leather-capped shoes will cause adverse impacts on the Vietnamese economy as it faces a lot of difficulties derived from the global economic crisis.

Graduates train for leadership roles

Up to 600 young Vietnamese with bachelor degrees or higher qualifications could be recruited as deputy chairpersons of communes in 61 poor districts nationwide, according to a planned government project.

State Bank told to monitor gold

The Prime Minister has ordered the State Bank of Vietnam to enhance administration of the gold sector, particularly gold-trading centres.

In fact, the public was still worried about the central bank’s prior proposed to close domestic gold bourses so to increase the security deposit rate to 100 percent of total net assets.

Hanoi seeks six express bus routes

Hanoi Department of Transport delivered a proposal to the municipal People’s Committee. The proposal has asked that six express non-stop bus routes open in the city by December 15.
German shoe makers decry EC’s duty extension plan Business

German shoe makers decry EC’s duty extension plan

The Federation of the German Shoe Industry has warned that footwear in the German market could be more expensive in next year due to a recent European Commission proposal to extend anti-dumping duties on leather shoes from Vietnam and China.

EU vote bodes well for Vietnamese shoes

The European Union (EU)’s anti-dumping advisory committee did not agree on a proposal to extend anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese leather-capped shoes, with 15 countries voting against it.

VN applauds EU anti-dumping committee’s decision

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has applauded the European Union’s anti-dumping committee’s recent rejection of an European Commission (EC) proposal to extend dumping duties on shoes imported from Vietnam and China .

Asia-Pacific CEOs discuss economic reconstruction

The CEOs of the Asia-Pacific region urged regional economies to coordinate closely in scaling back economic stimulus plans to avoid producing negative impacts on economic recovery and consumer confidence.

PM gives go-ahead to private economic groups

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed in principle the establishment of private economic corporations, pursuant to the proposal of the Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs Organisation (VYEO).

Auto tax incentives won’t be extended

The Ministry of Finance has turned down a proposal by the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association (VAMA) to extend the expiration date of tax incentives on automobiles until the end of next year, a ministry official has said.

Cargo carrier takes off in early 2010

The first flights of Vietnam’s first private air Cargo carrier, Trai Thien Air Cargo Joint-Stock Company, is scheduled to begin operations in the first quarter of next year.