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Seminar discuses TPP impacts on garments, textiles

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is expected to have a significant impact on Vietnamese businesses operating in the garment and textile industry. The post-TPP landscape was revealed by the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) at a seminar in Tien Giang province on June 7 which brought together 40 local enterprises and others from the Mekong Delta provinces of Long ... Read More »

Vietnam, Malaysia hold business forum

A business forum between Vietnam and Malaysia was held in Kuala Lumpur on June 7, drawing nearly 100 businesses from both countries. The forum, co-organised by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and its Malaysian counterpart, is an opportunity for the two sides’ enterprises to better understand each other, expand cooperation as well as seek partners and business opportunities. ... Read More »

Japanese investors seek enough of $5 billion for Nghi Son oil refinery

VietNamNet Bridge – The Japanese group – Idemitsu Kosan Corporation – said on June 5 that the investors had received a financing agreement of $5 billion from financial institutions for the Nghi Son oil refinery project. The Nghi Son project is scheduled to start from July 2013. Particularly, $2.3 billion is pledged by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) ... Read More »

Finance ministry: Credit rating agency on the cards

The Ministry of Finance has proposed to establish the country’s first credit rating agency to increase corporate bond market and assist businesses in mobilising capital for their business and production. Under the proposal, the agency’s operation will be organised in the form of either a liability limited company with two members and more or a joint stock one. The agency, ... Read More »

Thai Nguyen targets 4-5 billion USD in FDI

The northern province of Thai Nguyen has set a target of attracting up to 5 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) this year, according to the provincial People’s Committee chairman Duong Ngoc Long. This amount of FDI would help the province better ensure its socio-economic development growth against a back drop of decreasing capital from domestic investors. Long said. ... Read More »

Used car import taxes rise again

The Government has hiked import taxes on used cars for the second time in three months following a circular released by the Prime Minister. Cars of nine seats or fewer and an engine of less than 1,000cc will see import tariffs rise by 800 USD to 5,000 USD as from June 26. Meanwhile, used cars with a cylinder capacity of ... Read More »

Shrimp exporters move against US extra duties

Scores of Vietnamese shrimp processors and exporters are working with relevant agencies, lawyers and shrimp breeders to fight back the US Department of Commerce (DOC)’s recent levy of anti-subsidy duty on frozen warm-water shrimp imported from Vietnam. The DOC’s preliminary decision on the levy stated that Vietnam’s shrimp exports got the Government’s subsidies therefore it imposed a 5.08 percent anti-subsidy ... Read More »

Apartment service fees surge

The Hanoi People’s Committee has approved new rates for services in apartment buildings. The minimum rate is fixed at 800,000 VND (38 USD) per 100sq. m and the maximum rate for the same area is 1.65 million VND (79 USD). This rate, four times higher than the previous one, applies only to buildings with elevators. For those with only staircases, ... Read More »

HCM City Expo opens in Myanmar

The Ho Chi Minh City Expo 2013 with 125 booths organised by HCM City’s Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) opened on June 6 in Yangon, Myanmar, according to the Saigon Giai phong daily. The newspaper reported on June 7 that prominent guests at the opening included Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang, Vice Chairwoman of HCM ... Read More »

Vietnam, Turkey businesses hope for cooperation

Vietnamese and Turkish businesses operating in electrics, electronics, and information technology gathered at an exchange in Ho Chi Minh City on June 7. The event was jointly held by the Istanbul Electrical, Electronics, and Information Technology Exporters’ Association (TET), Turkish Embassy in Vietnam, and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ho Chi Minh City (VCCI-HCMC). The TET President, ... Read More »