—(Summary)—:Party Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan opened the event. Speakers emphasized (1) the “suburbanization” of manufacturing moving to the east of HCMC, in particular, and (2) the need for close collaboration between HCMC and neighboring provinces for a regional effort to plan and build the needed infrastructure to support HCMC’s planned “service economy.” Planners from the
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Prime Minister says the implementation of international labour-related commitments in the new generation of free trade agreements and Conventions of the International Labour Organizations (ILO) requires Viet Nam’s trade union to undertake a comprehensive reform.
57% of the USMCA text is copied from the TPP.
TFA could reduce Vietnam’s trade costs by 20%, according to the World Trade Organization, more than any Free Trade Agreement tariff reductions.
Jul 8, 2019. Japanese trading company Sumitomo has invested in a major Vietnamese port operator, Gemadept, aiming to seize growing demand for logistics services as manufacturers shift production to Vietnam amid the yearlong U.S.-China trade war. Sumitomo teamed up with compatriot logistics company Suzuyo and a Japanese public-private fund specializing in infrastructure investment to take a 10% interest
Q: “We )would like to find out whether some of the companies who have approached us are reputable and compliant enough with the rules and regulations of the US.”
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Wednesday that he will be speaking with a Chinese official before President Donald Trump meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit.
USTR Robert Lighthizer testified before the Senate Finance Committee on Jun 18, 2019 about the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (NAFTA 2), U.S.-China trade talks, and other issues. “The economic trade relationship with China has been unbalanced and grossly unfair to American workers, farmers, ranchers and businesses for decades,” Lighthizer told the committee. “We put tariffs
Tech giant asks suppliers to review costs in Southeast Asia and Mexico
Cities and banks urged to push infrastructure, sending liabilities soaring again. These projects generate job stability in the short run, but China’s long-term debt risks worsening, which threatens to bring the world’s second-largest economy to a standstill.