CPTPP and Vietnam's timber sector07/01/2020 73
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.
Timber sector are Vietnam's key manufacturing and exporting industries. CPTPP has many remarkable commitments towards open Vietnam market regarding tariffs, non-tariff barriers, labor and environment standards, etc.
The booklet provide (i) CPTPP commitments relating to timber, (ii) various impacts of these commitments to timber sector, and (iii) recommendations to exploit opportunities and overcome challenges from these CPTPP commitments.
The booklet in Vietnamese is attached below.