Post WTO Entry Opportunities for Vietnam Trading To update market information and policies after Vietnam joined the WTO, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)’s HCM City Branch (VCCI HCM) cooperated with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Bureau in Ho Chi Minh City, the Ministry of Industry and the Ministry of Planning and Investment to organise a seminar on “opportunities for trade and commerce sector after Vietnam joined the WTO.” Prominent attendants include Mr Pham Manh Dung, chief of Industrial and Commercial Legislation Department; Mr Vu Ba Phu, deputy director of the Vietnam Industrial and Commercial Investment Department; Mr Nguyen The Hung, deputy director of VCCI HCM, enterprises from Taiwan, Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces. Mr Vu Ba Phu said the Vietnamese Government pledged to open the service sector like import, export, distribution [for foreign firms] and outlined assistance policies to diversify business scopes. Besides, … [Read more...] about Post WTO Entry Opportunities for Vietnam Trading
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Role of Entrepreneurship in US – Vietnam Trade Relationship Highlighted The US Government is eager to closely work with the Vietnamese Government and Vietnamese business community to further promote the bilateral trade relations and improve the investment environment, making Vietnam a more attractive investment destination for foreign investors. The statement was made by U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert Hormats in a Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) hosted roundtable discussion on July 11 with a group of Vietnamese business leaders representing companies from both the state and private sectors. The meeting was part of his visit to Hanoi on July 9-11 with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on a trip focused on promoting U.S. business, entrepreneurship, regional economic integration, and environmental sustainability. The roundtable, presided over by VCCI President Vu Tien Loc, highlighted the important role … [Read more...] about Role of Entrepreneurship in US – Vietnam Trade Relationship Highlighted
Vietnam Trade Promotion Delegation to Head for Panama In implementing the National Trade Promotion Programme 2012, the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) in collaboration with the American Markets Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, organised a market survey and export promotion tour to Panama City, the Republic of Panama from April 14 to 22, 2013. The visit aims to promote the image of Vietnamese products, brand names, and seek opportunities of trade and investment cooperation with companies in Panama, Central America and the Caribbean. Participants are unlimited in area of operation, but priority is given to garment, textile, wood, food and mechanical engineering companies. Companies interested in the visit please send documents to: Ministry of Industry and Trade (Africa, West Asia and South Asia Markets Department) or Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency Address: 54 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi City Tel: 04 22205373; Fax: 04 22205526; Email: … [Read more...] about Vietnam Trade Promotion Delegation to Head for Panama
How to Enhance Role of Trading Companies in Value Chain of Rice and Catfish? In recent years, Vietnam's agriculture has gained certain development, making important contributions to the export sector of various agricultural commodities, especially rice and catfish. However, this development remains short of fulfilling the sector’s full potential; one of the reasons is the absence of a successful value chain for agricultural products. One important measure to develop the value chain of agricultural products is to encourage trade enterprises to participate. Currently, there are still many difficulties hindering enterprises when participating in the agricultural value chain relating to activities of trade promotion, production stimulation, ensuring product quality and reasonable price for consumers. The trade companies’ role is under-appreciated. This has made it more difficult for the catfish industry. In addition, the role of rice buyer is also not been recognized … [Read more...] about How to Enhance Role of Trading Companies in Value Chain of Rice and Catfish?
Vietnam Trade and Export Conference to Take Place in June Following the success of the business networking events in the past years, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) will host the Vietnam Trade and Export Conference (VTEC) in Ho Chi Minh City from June 10-11, 2015. The forum will discuss updated policies on trade and export as well as advantages of free trade agreements to boost Vietnam’s exports in major traditional markets and new potential markets. The event is also a valuable opportunity for domestic and foreign businesses to connect and exchange trade and investment cooperation. Expected to draw 400 delegates from leading domestic and foreign organisations and businesses, VTEC will delve into matters of interests by companies like credit for trade and export, market and major export products for Vietnam, logistics and export support, approach and export value maximisation. Companies can register for attendance at http://vtec.vn. more news … [Read more...] about Vietnam Trade and Export Conference to Take Place in June