Weekly Updates 2016


Dec 26: China’s NME Status, Vietnam Visas, Renew Membership, TET Holidays
Dec 19: New Board Members 2017-2018, Renew Membership, Update profile for Membership Directory 
Dec 12: FedEx CEO supports TPP; WB – VN’s Economic Outlook; Governors’ Ball Prize Winners List
Dec 05: TPP is not dead; Minimum Wage 2016; Annual General Meeting
Nov 28: TET Lunar New Year; Membership Renewal; Directory
Nov 21: Investment Funds’ Opportunity with OPIC;  Governors’ Ball
Nov 14: Administration Gives Up on TPP …? Global Product Safety & Compliance; Governors’ Ball
Sep 19: TPP benefits U.S. whiskey exports; VTV DigitalTV; GE Wind Power; Governors’ Ball
Sep 12: PM approves NCTF; Expat Explorer; Global Product Safety Conference
Sep 05: TPP helps SMEs; Customs unimproved; HCMC Smart Traffic System
Aug 29: Sen. Hatch: “TPP in lame duck;” Airports Expansion; Low Quality Coffee
Aug 22: Vietnam’s TPP Implementation; 2017 Minimum Wage; Members’ Night; Food Safety
Aug 15: Food Safety; TPP Statement; Ashley Grand Opening; Members’ Night
Aug 08: TPP prospects in “lame duck” session; Country-specific implementation plans
Aug 01: Fisheries dispute; TPP prospects in “lame duck” session; Food safety efforts needed
Jul 25: Minimum Wage, Vietnam Pension System, Customs Assistance for U.S. Exporters, TPP Update 
Jul 18: GDP up 5.5%, CBP’s “Global Entry”, Food Safety – Fish, TPP Update
Jul 11: Investor Survey 2016, TPP Update, $45,000 in Raffle Prizes for Winners
Jul 04: $45,000 Raffle Prizes for Winners, More Technical Assistance for TFA, TPP remaining issues
Jun 27: ADB supports Vietnam, cautions on SOEs; U.S. fashion firms share sourcing strategies
Jun 20: China is not a Market Economy, Food Safety not trusted, Listed firms must adopt IFRS
Jun 13: New Era in U.S. – Vietnam Relations; TPP Impact on Vietnam’s Legal Reforms; Fake Fertilizers
Jun 06: TPP in Lame Duck Session; Cargill opens 11th plant in Vietnam; Bosch invests more
May 30: President Obama in Vietnam; U.S. ITC Initiates Investigation of Steel Products from China
May 23: President Obama in Vietnam, EU Parliament: China is NME, Food Safety
May 16: Obama Visit, USTR: TPP Vote in 2016, ITC Report on TPP Impact, Coal-fired Power a Disaster
May 09: VN GDP Growth 6.3% (IMF); Drought hurts coffee production; Steel execs: China is NME
May 02: Vietnam-U.S. Relations; WTO DG visits Vietnam, highlights TFA; U.S. Steel complaint vs. China
Apr 25: Mekong Delta suffering worst drought in nearly a century; TPP trade opportunities
Apr 18: TPP: focus on implementation; U.S. Seafood imports; TPP outlook in U.S. Congress
Apr 11: Prime Minister’s meeting; U.S., China MOU to end China’s export subsidies; Members’ Night
Apr 04: One-year, multiple-entry visas for AmCits; Food safety concerns; New U.S. FDI
Mar 28: Is Vietnam ready to reap benefits of TPP? Unions in transition; U.S. leading source of FDI
Mar 21: Apple to invest $1 billion ? 500 Startups to invest; PV, Target, IFC partner for sustainability 
Mar 14: 500 Startups launches $10mm Fund, NA vote on 7 laws, Engineering Education, APBO 2016
Mar 7: People’s Committee Meeting, Vietnam 2035, Vietnam Engineering Education, APBO 2016
Feb 29: Vietnam Engineering Education Conference, Joining Global Supply Chains, Vietnam 2035
Feb 22: TPP to increase VN exports by 30%, Macroeconomic Implications, Sander Levin Opposes 
Feb 15: U.S.-ASEAN Summit & TPP, Car Sales Soar, EU-VN FTA Available Online, Dams on the Mekong
Feb 08: TET Lunar New Year; TPP signing on Feb 4; Congressional consideration of TPP
Feb 01: TET Lunar New Year; Meaningful public-private consultations needed to make Vietnam competitive – World Bank
Jan 25: TPP Entry into effect: two years, three scenarios; FDI Exports 71% of total; Walmart Supplier Development
Jan 18: ITC Hearings on TPP, ANA Buys Stake in VN Airlines, Party Congress, TET
Jan 11: Walmart Conference, Directory, TPP Hearing, Party Congress, TET, NETFLIX
Jan 04: Walmart Supplier Development; ITC Public Hearing on TPP; National Party Congress; TET


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