Weekly Email Updates

2015

Aug 03: TPP: No deal in Hawaii, Secretary Kerry visit to Vietnam, 7-Eleven arrives in Vietnam
July 27: Textiles and apparel in TPP, Positive impact on Vietnam’s Apparel Industry; Food Safety
July 20: 2016 Minimum Wage, Jabil to add $500 million to SHTP investment, VN Apparel Exports to USA to top $11 billion
July 13: 20th Anniversary, TPP Meetings in Hawaii, July 4th Prize Winners, More Boeings for VN
July 6: TPP to be concluded by Fall? $1.2 bn more FDI in textiles (for TPP), July 4th Prize Winners
June 29: TPA signed into law, TPP to be concluded soon;  Independence Day
June 22: Trade Bills Advance, India Invests $300mn in textiles in Vietnam, Independence Day
June 15: House approves TPA; VBF; World Blood Donor Days, Independence Day Celebration
June 8: House may vote on TPA this week; Green Bike 2015; Manufacturing Committee Visits DataLogic
June 1: House to consider TPA in June; India, Thailand, S Korea Plan FDI in Vietnam to benefit from TPP
May 25: U.S. Senate Approves TPA; Conversations with ASEAN Insiders; Vietnam: World’s Workshop
May 18: U.S. Senate Vote on TPA, TAA on May 21 ; Conversations with ASEAN Insiders
May 11: TPP Labor Standards; Why U.S. Textile Industry supports TPP; Palooza Party
May 4: VN National Assembly: “From Words to Action;” U.S. Administration lobbies for TPA/TPP
Apr 27: TPA bill approved by committees in April; by Congress before May 25 _ April 30 Celebrations
Apr 20: TPA bill introduced; Congressional leaders reach deal; Democrats civil war over free trade
Apr 13: US Defense Secretary supports TPP, Vietnam manufacturing base, Shrimp Anti-dumping
Apr 6: Global Middle Class Spending; Tourist arrivals down, visa fees to be increased_ Uber in HCM City
Mar 30: Asian Development Outlook 2015; P&G to invest $100 million in new Gillette razor factory
Mar 23: Minority Leader Pelosi to visit Vietnam, Sander Levin leads Democrats on TPP, Vietnam accounts for 43% of Nike brand footwear
Mar 16: Business protests curb on used equipment imports; VINATEX invests for TPP; HCMC Metro
Mar 9: Gov’t wants more reforms; “Doing Business” Ranking; Politburo to decide Long Thanh
Mar 2: HCMC to improve business climate; PM targets needed; US officials promote TPA, TPP
Feb 23: TPP Supports SMEs, Worker Rights Concerns, On-line Shopping, A/P Business Summit
Feb 16: Tết Lunar New Year, Labor Obligations in FTAs, West Coast Port Disputes, A/P Business Summit
Feb 09: Tết Lunar New Year, Vietnam’s prudent steps toward AEC 2015, APCAC Business Summit
Feb 02: “Zombies” haunt Vietnam, “A path forward for TPP,” APCAC Business Summit, Regulatory harmonization essential for ASEAN
Jan 26: VN-U.S. discuss TPP conclusion, Global middle class consumers, FDI up for TPP, ASEAN 
Jan 19: Japan-U.S. target March TPP Agreement, ASEAN Single Market, TET Holidays
Jan 12: TPP conclusion near, New Congressional leaders support TPA/TPP, TET Holidays
Jan 05: PM receives Amb Osius, Membership Directory, TET Holidays, APCAC Business Summit

2014

Dec 29: Happy New Year, TET Holidays, More TPP FDI in Textiles, APCAC Business Summit in Singapore
Dec 22: Season’s Greetings, TET Holidays, New Housing Law
Dec 15: Vietnam Trade Facilitation Alliance, AmCham Supplier Day, New Housing Law
Dec 01: Vietnam Business Forum, World Bank: “Taking Stock,” New Housing Law, Amb Ted Osius
Nov 24: West Coast Port Dispute Continues, 2015 Minimum Wage, Governors’ Ball 
Nov 17: West Coast Port Shutdown ? ASU Technology Training, Samsung 2nd factory in Thai Nguyen 
Nov 10: Air cargo export boom, U.S. footwear factories move to Vietnam, 2015 Minimum Wage
Nov 03: Renew food facilities’ registration, FDA’s Global Initiative, USTR Froman at APEC’s 25th
Oct 27: Vietnam – U.S. trade, Boeing 777 doors to be made in Vietnam, Vietnam’s FDI-led economy
Oct 20: Prepare for TPP by implementing international regulations, Vietnam’s retail sector in 2015
Oct 13: Vietnam’s Customs Decree/Circulars, Long Thanh Airport, Retail Sector, Oct 22 Palooza Party
Oct 06: Vietnam’s Development, Supporting Industries, Party Secretary’s State Visit to Korea
Sep 29: Prime Minister’s Awards, Customs Draft Decree, U.S. Marine Ball, TPP: Hanes moves to VN
Sep 22: 20th Anniversary, Customs Draft Decree, U.S. Marine Corps Ball, Internet service
Sep 15: Visa Waivers proposed by IATA, Internet service disrupted, Self-certification of origin
Sep 08: 20th Anniversary, Tropical Fruits, Thai Retail Expansion in VN, More Visa Waivers?
Sep 01: 20th Anniversary, Used Equipment Import Ban Postponed, Semiconductor Strategy, Uber
Aug 25: 20th Anniversary, VN Regulations Delay FDI, HS Classification System Changes
Aug 18: Minimum Wage 2015, Top U.S. General Visits, 20th Anniversary
Aug 11: Trade Facilitation, Carbonated Soft Drinks, 20th Anniversary, Amb Shear Bids Farewell
Aug 04: Intel’s latest CPU, Carbonated Soft Drinks, Customs Glitches, TPP, 20th Anniversary
Jul 28: Vietnam’s Engineering Talent, Electronics Firms Bet Big, Metro Station Construction in CBD, 20th Anniversary
Jul 21: Reconsider proposed tax on CSD? M&A Forum, Trade Facilitation Support, 20th Anniversary
Jul 14: World Blood Donor Days, PM urges Customs improvements, VN-U.S. trade outlook bright
Jul 07: NYC Ban on Big Sodas Rejected, World Blood Donor Days, More Textiles & Apparel FDI
Jun 23: World Blood Donor Days; The Strategic Logic of Trade; Policy Questions for Amb Shear
Jun 16: U.S. TPP Objectives for Food Safety; Food Safety Modernization Act; ICC Arbitration Guide
Jun 09: U.S. TPP objectives for textiles, PM reassures FDI, Taiwanese firms seek compensation
Jun 02: VCCI, Govt Leaders meet FDI; More recovery measures; Marubeni $88MM FCPA fine
May 26: May 13: the aftermath; Vietnam: the FDI-driven economy; Mekong Delta seeks FDI

2013

Sep 30: AmCham Community Day, Anti-Corruption Survey, Supplier Day Survey
Sep 23: AmCham Fall Weekend at Lang Co, Supplier Day Survey, Business Opportunities in Vietnam
Sep 16: AmCham Fall Weekend at Lang Co, Supplier Day Survey, Business Opportunities in Vietnam
Sep 9: Dr. Le Dang Doanh, AmCham Fall Weekend at Lang Co, Supplier Day Survey, Localizaiton 
Sep 2: FDI Dialogue with People’s Committee, Dr. Le Dang Doanh, AmCham Fall Weekend at Lang Co 
Aug 26: FDI Dialogue with People’s Committee, Dr. Le Dang Doanh, AmCham Fall Weekend at Lang Co
July 29: President Sang’s Visit, Joint Statement: “Comprehensive Partnership” and TPP in 2013
July 22: End of Chinese Miracle, President Sang, Amb Shear, More Textiles FDI
Jul 15: President Sang to visit Washington, How to partner with U.S. buyers, Exporting food

Jul 8: Major Textiles FDI in Vietnam, ADB loans $500 million for HCMC Metro Project
Jul 1: Major Textiles FDI in Vietnam, Happy Fourth of July
Jun 24: USA Independence Day Celebration, World Blood Donor Day, Palooza Party

Jun 17: USA Independence Day Celebration, HR Networking, Palooza Party

Jun 10: USA Independence Day Celebration, HR Networking, Palooza Party
Jun 3: Generation World, ICT Networking, USA Independence Day Celebration
May 27: Members Night, ICT Networking, General World, US Independence Day Celebration
May 20: Business Leaders Forum, Dinner with Ambassador Shear, Palooza, Members Night

May 13: Business Leaders Forum, Dinner with Ambassador Shear, Palooza, Members Night
May 06: TPP Update, Private Equity, Roads to Myanmar, USA Independence Day
Apr 29: TPP Update, Private Equity, Roads to Myanmar, USA Independence Day
Apr 22: Palooza Party, TPP Update, USA Independence Day, AmCham Scholarship
Apr 15: Hire Right & Avoid Firing, Hung Kings’ Festival Day, Palooza, TPP Update
Apr 8: Legal Committee Meeting, Manufacturing Committee Cocktails at the Deck, Hire Right & Avoid Firing
Apr 1: FDI Down 3 Years in a Row, TPP Textiles & Apparel, Hire Right & Avoid Firing
Mar 25: TPP Update, Labour Code Decrees, Palooza Party
Mar 18: TPP Update, Guam Opportunities, Industrial Real Estate, Labour Code Decrees
Mar 11: Members Night, Guam Opportunities, HR System, Labour Code Decrees
Mar 4: Visa Workshop, Members Night, Labour Code Decrees
Feb 25: Iowa Business Mission, Hire and Fire (Legally), Labour Code Decrees

Feb 18: TET Lunar New Year, Iowa Business Mission, Labour Code Decrees
Feb 11: TET Lunar New Year, FCPA/ Hypothetical Examples, Labour Code Decrees
Feb 4: TET Lunar New Year, FCPA/ Gifts and Travel, Labour Code Decrees
Jan 28: TET Lunar New Year, Labour Code Draft Decrees, Vietnam Needs Structural Reform

Jan 21: WB Global Economic Prospects, Idea Foundry, TET

Jan 14: New AmChamVietnam.com, Idea Foundry, TET Lunar New Year, Ambassador’s Blog

Jan 07: New AmChamVietnam.com, Idea Foundry, TET Lunar New Year, 12 Days of FCPA

2012

Dec 31: Happy New Year, Membership Directory 2013, Idea Foundry
Dec 24: Membership Directory 2013, Christmas, New Year’s, TET
Dec 17: Membership Directory 2013, Christmas, New Year’s, TET
Dec 10: Annual General Meeting, Customs Dialogue, Christmas, New Year’s, TET
Dec 3: VBF, Direct Selling, Governors’ Ball, Annual General Meeting, Customs Dialogue
Nov 26: VN Business Forum, Governors’ Ball, Annual General Meeting
Nov 19: Thanksgiving Golf, VBF, Governors’ Ball, Annual General Meeting
Nov 12: Global Antitrust Enforcement, Members Night, Thanksgiving
Nov 05: Global Antitrust Enforcement, Members Night, Thanksgiving
Oct 29: Visa Workshop, Global Antitrust Enforcement, Members Night
Oct 22: Palooza Party, ASEAN Food Security, Visa Workshop
Oct 15: Managing Upstream Risks, Palooza Party, ASEAN Food Security
Oct 08: U.S. Ex-Im Bank Trade Finance, Compensation Trends, Consumer Trends
Oct 01: Members Night, 2012 Compensation Trends, 2012 Consumer Trends
Sep 24: Palooza, Members Night, Compensation Trends, Consumer Trends
Sep 17: New Consumer Product Testing Rules; Outsourcing Software, Labs, BPO to VN; Cloud Computing
Sep 10: Coastal Clean Up, Consumer Product Testing, Outsourcing FDI, Cloud Computing
Sep 03: Networking Night: Le Dang Doanh, Coastal Clean-up, Palooza
Aug 27: Networking Night: Le Dang Doanh, Coastal Clean-up, Palooza
Aug 20: Successfully Penetrate the US Market, Members Night: Le Dang Doanh
Aug 13: Successfully Penetrate the US Market, Members Night
Aug 06: CEO Roundtable, Legal Committee, Planning & Budgeting, Members Night
Jul 30: CEO Roundtable, Legal Committee, Members Night, AmCham Scholarship
Jul 23: CEO Roundtable
Jul 16: APEC Business Advisory Council Investment Dialogue
Jul 09: U.S.-ASEAN Business Forum, APEC Business Advisory Council
Jul 02: U.S.-ASEAN Business Forum, APEC Business Advisory Council
Jun 25: Palooza, Independence Day Picnic
Jun 18: Real Estate Networking, Palooza, Independence Day Picnic
Jun 11: World Blood Donor Day, Real Estate Networking, Independence Day Picnic
Jun 04: Vietnam’s Provincial Competitiveness Index, Independence Day Picnic
May 28: Foreign Tax Account Compliance Act, Palooza, E-Customs, Trade Credit Insurance
May 21: Members Night, Future of Medical and Cancer Care, FATCA Rules
May 14: TV Advertising, TPP Workshop, Members Night
May 07: Consumer Protection Law, TV Advertising, International Product Safety
Apr 30: Ports Tour, TV Advertising, Cancer Care
Apr 23: World IP Day: Protect Brand Value in Vietnam, Palooza Party, Ports Tour
Apr 16: World IP Day: Protect Brand Value in Vietnam, Palooza
Apr 09: Business Gets Social 2012, Protect Brand Value, Palooza
Apr 02: Competitive Local Compensation, Business Gets Social 2012
Mar 26: Palooza Party, Members Night and Meet the U.S. Consulate General
Mar 19: Global Financial Markets & VN Real Estate, Palooza, Members Night
Mar 12: Legal Committee, Miscommunication at Work, Social Media & Children
Mar 05: FDI Lunch, Miscommunication at Work, Social Media & Children
Feb 27: Preemployment Screening Lunch, Palooza, FDI Lunch
Feb 20: Baker & McKenzie Global Chairman (Feb 24), Winter Weekend (Feb 24-26)
Feb 13: US Taxation, Baker & McKenzie Global Chairman, Winter Weekend
Feb 06: Rita Colwell PhD, U.S. Science Envoy (Feb 8); Winter Weekend (Feb 24-26)
Jan 30: TET – Chức mừng năm mới (Jan 23-27); Winter Weekend (Feb 24-26)
Jan 23: TET – Chức mừng năm mới (Jan 23-27); Winter Weekend (Feb 24-26)
Jan 16: Chuc Mung Nam Moi: TET Lunar New Year, Winter Weekend
Jan 09: Emotion Control, Winter Weekend
Jan 02: Happy New Year!, Emotion Control, Winter Weekend

2012

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