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CPTPP, EVFTA to benefit Vietnamese fishery sector

Vietnam’s fishery sector will gain advantages and export opportunities once the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) take effect, heard a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on April 20.

  • China to levy anti-dumping duties on optical fiber imports from US, EU

    BEIJING, April 21 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Commerce said Thursday that it will impose anti-dumping duties on imports of optical fiber from the United States and the European Union. The duties will go into effect on April 22.

  • WTO chief meets with trade diplomats about Doha

    GENEVA - The head of the World Trade Organization is hoping confessions will lead to concessions, which in turn may salvage the ailing Doha Round of trade liberalization talks that have been locked in limbo for almost a decade.

  • Trade Deal With Panama Clears Hurdle Over Taxes

    WASHINGTON — The White House announced on Tuesday thatPanama had satisfied a final condition for a free-trade pact with the United States, smoothing the way for President Obama to seek Congressional approval for three trade agreements inherited from the Bush administration and now central to his own job-creation agenda.

  • Anti-dumping duty on a Thai, Japanese chemical

    New Delhi, Apr 20 (PTI) India has imposed anti-dumping duty of up to USD 94.96 per tonne on imports of a chemical used in manufacture of alcohol and rubber, from Japan and Thailand to protect domestic players.

  • Anti-dumping duties removed, Chinese shoemakers eye EU high-end market

    WENZHOU, Zhejiang, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Since the European Union (EU) erased anti-dumping duties, shoemakers in east China's Zhejiang Province have shifted from a low-cost strategy to target the high-end EU market.

  • S Korean president calls for U.S. approval of FTA

    SEOUL, April 19 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Lee Myung- bak on Tuesday asked visiting U.S. senators to make efforts to get a free trade agreement between Seoul and Washington endorsed soon, Lee's office said.

  • India, Turkey to discuss FTA to boost trade

    Turkey today said it will discuss opening up of their markets with India under a free trade agreement (FTA

  • EU-Korea FTA Faces Obstacles

    Following a previous delay while translation errors were corrected, approval of South Korea’s free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union was further delayed by a rejection from its parliamentary subcommittee on trade and foreign affairs.