Center for WTO & International Trade (WITC)

CPTPP and Vietnam's fruit and vegetable sector


Time: 2019

By: WTO and International Trade Center, VCCI

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into force in Vietnam since January 14th, 2019.

Fruit and Vegetable Sectors are the crucial sectors in Vietnam. CPTPP has many remarkable commitments towards open Vietnam market regarding tariffs, non-tariff barriers, labor and environment standards, etc. Depending on specific sector, CPTPP is forecasted to bring significant market opportunities and/or competitive challenges that may adversely affect these sectors.

The booklet provide (i) CPTPP commitments relating to fruit and vegetable, (ii) various impacts of these commitments to fruit and vegetable sector, and (iii) recommendations to exploit opportunities and overcome challenges from these CPTPP commitments.