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Enterprises need to strive to join global value chain

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Enterprises need to strive to join global value chain

Vietnamese enterprises’ ability to take part in the global value chain will depend on the quality of their products and a willingness to use advanced technology, speakers said at the Vietnam Export Forum 2018 held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.

Pressure on rupiah not yet over in short term: Minister

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Pressure on rupiah not yet over in short term: Minister

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economy Darmin Nasution said the pressure on rupiah would not yet be over although it is relatively stable hovering in a narrow range of 14,500-14,600 per US dollar after dropping to the level of 15,000 rupiah per US dollar a few weeks ago.

Updated import regulations to increase trade

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Updated import regulations to increase trade

The application of a customs bond model would benefit the country, contributing to an increase of one per cent of the total import-export turnover according to comments by Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.

Malaysia continues to raise minimum wage

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Malaysia continues to raise minimum wage

The Malaysian government will implement a standardised new minimum wage of 1,050 RM (253 USD) a month or 5.05 RM per hour nationwide - including Sabah and Sarawak - from January 1 next year, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has announced.

 ASEAN affirms central role in creating new trade architecture: AEM-50

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ASEAN affirms central role in creating new trade architecture: AEM-50

Through the negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has affirmed its central role in creating new regional trade architecture that contributes to the multilateral trading system and creating momentums to boost trade liberalisation and commercialisation.