The American Chamber of Commerce in Việt Nam (AmCham Việt Nam) helped organise blood donations in HCM City yesterday during the World Blood Donor Day 2017, initiated by the World Health Organisation (WHO).Read More →
AmCham is an independent association of companies with the objective of promoting trade and investment between Vietnam and the U.S. With two chapters, one in Ho Chi Minh City and one in Hanoi, our membership of 700 companies and 1,500 representatives is unified by a commitment to promote trade and investment between Vietnam and the United States.
Eight years after the phase-in schedule for the relevant World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments, Vietnam is, for the first time, setting forth a legal framework for foreign invested enterprises to trade in pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical ingredients to fulfill its WTO commitments.Read More →
An importer in Southern California is on notice from the FDA for failing to take required steps under the “Foreign Supplier Verification Program” (FSVP) to assure that the smoked salmon and mackerel it brings into the U.S. have been produced in accordance with U.S. food safety regulations. …Read More →
On Jun 7, the Ministry of Industry and Trade organized a conference on the structure of Vietnam’s export of food and beverages to the U.S. Many businesses urgently said that they have fallen into the list of enterprises that do not meet the requirements for exporting to the US market while having a long history of exporting to the market for more than ten years. In addition, they did not receive any warning information from the authorities. In fact, new regulations were announced Oct 1 – Decc 31, 2016, and applied from Jan 1, 2017., in just a few months from the end of 2016 to the beginning of 2017, the number of Vietnamese companies with valid FDA registration to export to the US market dropped from 1,845 companies down to only 806. …Read More →
The U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act is going into effect now. On May 30, 2017, a new regulation requiring U.S. food importers to identify their foreign suppliers and verify that they are using safe food processes and procedures became effective. But whether the industry will be in compliance remains highly uncertain. …Read More →
When making an investment in Vietnam, foreign investors must study the feasibility of the project based on various factors. One of them is that the investor must make sure if the business sectors they plan to operate in are permitted by the laws of Vietnam or satisfy regulatory conditions and requirements.Read More →
The co-operative economic sector in HCM City aims to achieve an annual growth rate of 10 per cent from 2017 – 2020, said the municipal Co-operative Alliance’s Chairwoman Le Hoang Yen on Tuesday.
The HCMC Co-operative Alliance also targets to raise its contribution to the city’s GDP to 1.2 per cent and attract more 50,000 people working in the co-operative sector during the period, Yen said at a ceremony to celebrate the alliance’s 20th anniversary.Read More →