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The US market – the huge potential target market of Vietnam’s exported wooden products in 2007
The US market – the huge potential target market of Vietnam’s exported wooden products in 2007

12/12/2007

Exporting wooden products to the US market inthe first seven months of this year reaches USD 499.8 million, a 25.5% increasecompared to year on year. It is estimated that the US is continuously the hugepotential target market of Vietnam’s exported wooden products in 2007. 
Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable industry in integration process
Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable industry in integration process

12/12/2007

It is clearly seen that commitments onopening market after joining the WTO and especially the FTA ASEAN – China havesevere impacts on Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable industry in integration processand these impacts focus on temperate fruits and fruits with segments. 
16 kinds of fruit proposed to make SPS profile in the US
16 kinds of fruit proposed to make SPS profile in the US

12/12/2007

Due to the Ministry of Rural and Development, inorder to implement WTO commitment and promoting trade plan, the profile ofrisks and methods which reduce the pestilent insect’s effect on 16 kinds offruit going to be exported to theUS, is submitted by Ministry ofRural and Development of Vietnam. 
The US Ministry of Agriculture wants to reduce agriculture subsidies
The US Ministry of Agriculture wants to reduce agriculture subsidies

12/12/2007

The US Minister of Agriculture Mike Johannssaid he would persuade and agitate the Senate to reduce maximum annual income levelof farmers to be subsidized from federation in the first week of September whenthe Congress gathered again, because he saw that the level of USD1 million indraft approved by House of Representative in July was too high. 
EU prolongs antidumping measures application to the bulbs produced by China
EU prolongs antidumping measures application to the bulbs produced by China

12/12/2007

Power-saving bulbs made inChina may faceantidumping measures of EU one more year once EC approves proposals negotiatedin August, 29.  
Agriculture: the worry of removing quotas
Agriculture: the worry of removing quotas

12/12/2007

Vietnam committed toremove quantitative restriction measures of imports including tariff quota rightafter joining WTO. 
Since 1st October, new standard for exporting coffee has been applied
Since 1st October, new standard for exporting coffee has been applied

12/12/2007

" It is agreed that coffee quality testunder the standard TCVN 4193:2005 is compulsory before customs clearance since thenew coffee crop 2007- 2008, specifically from 1st October." Thedeputy minister Luong Van Tu points out in the conclusion of the meeting on thismatter held by Ministry of Trade. 
Fight about paper causes strains in trade relation between the US and China
Fight about paper causes strains in trade relation between the US and China

12/12/2007

That theUS isdetermined to put surcharge onChina’sexported glossy paper from immediately encountersChina’s strong opposition. 
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