He pointed out that within the context of the complicated developments in the world, the signing and ratification of the EVFTA has served to demonstrate the strong determination that exists from both sides as they look to promote bilateral relations. In addition, the trade deal will contribute to developing the Vietnam-EU relations in a comprehensive and sustainable manner. … [Read more...] about EVFTA set to allow Vietnamese goods to access market with GDP of US$18 trillion
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Đỗ Thị Thúy Hương of the Việt Nam Electronics Industries Association said most enterprises in her industry are expected to be hit hard in the next one or two months, and face the risk of delaying payments to workers and stopping production. … [Read more...] about Firms look for alternative sources of raw materials as epidemic closes China market
Vietnam’s stock market overreact to nCoV outbreak Chair of the State Securities Commission (SSC) Tran Van Dung commented that the investors have ‘overreacted’ to the nCoV outbreak, believing that the market will recover when the epidemic peaks, as it happened with SARS and H5N1. … [Read more...] about When will Vietnam’s stock market be upgraded?
In May, 2018, USDA FSIS inspected at Pangasius processing factories; and the upcoming inspection, the agency is expected to focus on Pangasuis feeding process. FSIS inspections are to evaluate Vietnam's Pangasius food safety control system exported to the US market according to US standards. The US Agricultural Act 2014 required that exported catfish countries including Vietnam’s Pangasius to the US market have to strictly ensure a food safety control system in processes of breeder production, aquaculture, transportation, preliminary processing, processing and export similar to the US standards. After the first inspection, the US Department of Agriculture had officially announced the decision to recognize Vietnam's food safety control system for pangasius export to the US which was equivalent to the production processes in the US. However, at that time, FSIS also showed some errors needed to be fixed; and this upcoming inspection is to re-check overcoming the … [Read more...] about US Department of Agriculture gears up inspection for Vietnamese pangasuis
Hanoi (VNA) – The number of Vietnamese visitors to Taiwan (China) has been growing fast recently, which is partly attributed to Taiwan’s preferential visa policy for tourists from the Southeast Asian nation. Data of the General Statistics Office show that more than 777,000 Vietnamese visited Taiwan between January and November 2019, up 26.5 percent year on year. The surge was partly driven by Taiwan’s preferential visa policy, in which from August 2019, this territory applied visa exemption for 14 days for citizens of Vietnam, some other Southeast Asian countries and India if their previous visas granted by the US, Canada, the UK, the EU, the Schengen Area, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan remain valid or have only expired within the past 10 years. For tourist groups, since the beginning of 2019, Taiwan has permitted travel companies licensed by Vietnam’s tourism authority to organise tours of this land for groups of at least five visitors without needing to … [Read more...] about Vietnamese tourist arrivals in Taiwan on the rise