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Vietnam-EAEU FTA produces positive outcomes

Moscow (VNA) – Officials of Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) lauded the upbeat outcomes brought about by the EAEU – Vietnam free trade agreement (EAEU – Vietnam FTA) in more than one year and a half since it took effect.

  • India, Japan trade to be hit in first quarter of 2011-12

    The bilateral trade between India and Japan would be hit in the first quarter of the current fiscal due to massive destruction caused by an earthquake and tsunami that hit the Land of the Rising Sun, last month.

  • Vietnam to raise import duty on non-essential commodities

    Vietnam will raise taxes on some imported commodities in order to curb inflation. The Ministry of Finance plans to raise import duty on some commodities from around 5-10 percent. These commodities are not essential import items.

  • Obama wants South Korea FTA passed this year: Clinton

    SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Sunday the Obama administration was committed to passing a long-delayed free trade agreement with South Korea, and that the pact was ready for review by Congress.

  • "Grave risk" world trade talks to fail: WTO's Lamy

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly a decade worth of work to reach a world trade deal is on the verge of "failure," World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy said on Saturday in a plea for countries to rise above their own narrow interests for the good of the global economy.

  • China hopes for mutually-beneficial opening-up within WTO: minister

    BOAO, Hainan, April 16 (Xinhua) -- China said Saturday that it hoped to see equal opening-up within the World Trade Organization.

  • U.S. needs Russia in WTO: White House aide

    (Reuters) - The Obama administration is making a big push to get Russia into the World Trade Organization by the end of the year and to persuade Congress to approve permanent normal trade relations with the former Cold War enemy, a top White House official said on Friday.

  • China prolongs anti-dumping probe into EU, US caprolactam: ministry

    BEIJING, April 15 (Xinhua) -- China will prolong its anti-dumping probe into imports of caprolactam, a widely used synthetic polymer, from the European Union and the United States, for six months, said the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) Friday.

  • Vietnam, Slovakia promote cooperation in trade, investment

    Vietnam and Slovakia have many opportunities to promote cooperation in trade and investment, said Vietnamese State President Nguyen Minh Triet during a reception held here Thursday for the visiting Slovakian Economy Minister Juraj Miskov.