EU footwear alliance decries penalty taxes on shoes

The European Footwear Alliance criticised the European Union’s extension of punitive duties on leather-capped shoes from Vietnam and China right after member states’ ministers voted for decision on Dec. 22.
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.

Trade officials inch forward

Trade ministers were wrapping up three days of WTO talks on Dec.2 with little headway seen on ending an eight-year stalemate on framing a trade liberalisation accord ahead of a 2010 deadline.

Japan slashes taxes on Vietnam imports

Most Vietnamese commodities exported to Japan will enjoy preferential tax rates of between zero and five percent once the Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (VJEPA) takes effect.