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Exports to EU need long-term vision
Exports to EU need long-term vision

24/10/2020

Exporters are taking advantage of incentives from the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). However, there remain many issues to be addressed to boost sustainable exports to the EU.
September shrimp exports rise sharply despite COVID-19
September shrimp exports rise sharply despite COVID-19

24/10/2020

The export revenue of Vietnamese shrimp reached nearly US$385 million in September, a sharp increase of 25% over the same month in 2019 and also the highest rise since March this year.
Enterprises should not be vague about trade remedies
Enterprises should not be vague about trade remedies

24/10/2020

Amid the context that Vietnam has joined a larger and harsher “playground”, such as the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), the more Vietnamese enterprises need to be protected and must take measures to protect themselves.
Members cite role of trade facilitation in ensuring access to goods to tackle COVID-19
Members cite role of trade facilitation in ensuring access to goods to tackle COVID-19

24/10/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic was a recurring theme at the meeting of the WTO’s Committee on Trade Facilitation on 20-21 October. A number of members highlighted how trade facilitation — and the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in particular — can be used to help authorities ensure that essential goods related to COVID-19 treatments and equipment can cross borders and reach their...
EU opens anti-dumping probe into Chinese steel wind towers
EU opens anti-dumping probe into Chinese steel wind towers

24/10/2020

The European Commission, which coordinates trade policy for the 27-nation European Union, has concluded there is sufficient evidence of dumping to justify the start of proceedings.
South Korea extends anti-dumping duties on Malaysian plywood for another five years
South Korea extends anti-dumping duties on Malaysian plywood for another five years

20/10/2020

South Korea’s Trade Commission has made a preliminary decision to extend the anti-dumping duties on Malaysian plywood for another five years.
Rice exports drop in volume but still rise in value
Rice exports drop in volume but still rise in value

20/10/2020

Vietnam’s rice exports by mid-September had declined 0.8 percent in volume but still grown 11.8 percent in value compared to the same period last year.
Brazil to eliminate import tariffs on soybean and corn
Brazil to eliminate import tariffs on soybean and corn

20/10/2020

The Brazilian government will eliminate import tariff on soybean and corn to combat inflation in the food sector, the Ministry of Economy said.
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