Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The use of barcodes is an indispensable condition and a challenge when participating in global e-commerce. Nguyen Thi Mai Huong, head of the Conformity Assessment Department under the Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality, Ministry of Science and Technology, said that barcodes were an international language to draft information packages on orders, shipping and payment in electronic information exchange services. Therefore, using barcodes is indispensable when participating in e-commerce globally, at the same time, promoting market development, expanding market share, participating in international markets and boosting imports and exports worldwide, said Huong. In international trade, using barcodes helps manufacturers and suppliers avoid commercial fraud, and protect consumers' rights. Barcodes help promote trade and international integration by facilitating businesses in global e-commerce and product traceability. They also integrate with customs and … [Read more...] about Barcodes indispensable in global e-commerce
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Garment workers operate sewing machines in a supplied photo taken inside a factory of Dony Garment Co. Ltd. in Vietnam. According to Anh, partnerships with U.S. firms boast certain leg-ups in terms of buying power and commerce feasibility compared to those of other markets — from transnational logistics, shipping to payment. … [Read more...] about 25 years of Vietnam-US diplomatic relations – Part 1: Cooperation to tackle COVID-19 pandemic
In 1999, I was one of the dozen scholars of American studies chosen to meet with a dozen Viet Nam scholars of American studies in a conference in Ha Noi. One of the sponsors of the conference was Ambassador Pete Peterson, the first US ambassador to Viet Nam. Peterson, himself a former POW, declared the whole POW/MIA issue was a “hoax". At the conference, an elderly Vietnamese professor asked us Americans if we knew who was the first Vietnamese scholar of American studies. Several of us immediately shouted out “Ho Chi Minh.". This led to a discussion of great relevance today, as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between our two nations. … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?
“In English, we have a saying that ‘A friend in need is a friend indeed.’ It means that if you find yourself in a difficult situation and you need help, you will find out who your true friends are because your true friends come forward and help you,” he said, adding that the U.S. had made new friends in Vietnam through the event. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese businesses donate 1.4 million medical supply units to US
According to the Bình Dương Wood Processing Association, the global COVID-19 outbreak has affected the wood industry in the form of lack of timber supply and sharp fall in demand for furniture. … [Read more...] about Bình Dương first half trade surplus hits $2.6b