Weekly 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


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