• Japan threatens South Korea with WTO complaint on import ban

    The Japanese government has threatened to file a complaint against Korea with the World Trade Organization unless it lifts an import ban on seafood from eight prefectures in Japan in the next few months. 

  • VN boosts exports to Australia

    HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam has seen a trade surplus of over US$924 million with Australia in the first half of this year, the General Department of Customs reported.

  • Vietnam exports 9.38 bln USD garment in H1

    HANOI, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam made over 9.38 billion U.S. dollars from garment exports in the first half of 2014, up 19.8 percent year-on-year, accounting for 13.2 percent of the national total export revenue during the period.

  • Taiwan makers can tolerate 15-20% US anti-dumping rates for PV modules

    As the US Department of Commerce will decide on preliminary anti-dumping tariffs on PV products imported from China and Taiwan on July 24, Taiwan-based PV module makers using in-house-produced solar cells can tolerate rates of 15-20% to maintain price competitiveness in the US market, according to industry sources.

  • Little Progress In South Korea, China FTA Tariff Talks

    Despite the effort made earlier this month by South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in agreeing that their two countries should conclude free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations by the end of 2014, the latest 12th round of talks were said to have produced little, or no, progress on tariffs.


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