• 2018 Public Forum theme to be “Trade 2030”

    2018 Public Forum theme to be “Trade 2030”

    The WTO’s 2018 Public Forum, to be held on 2-4 October, will discuss how technological developments are affecting trade and how to ensure that trade in 2030 will continue to help society address the major challenges facing the world. The [...]

  • New Negotiating Group on Rules chair kicks off consultations on fisheries subsidies

    New Negotiating Group on Rules chair kicks off consultations on fisheries subsidies

    The Negotiating Group on Rules elected on 28 March its new chair, Ambassador Roberto Zapata Barradas (Mexico). The chair, noting WTO members’ commitment to secure a deal on fisheries subsidies by the next ministerial conference in 2019, announced arrangements for [...]

  • Panel established to review Thailand’s compliance with WTO ruling on cigarette taxes, duties

    Panel established to review Thailand’s compliance with WTO ruling on cigarette taxes, duties

    At its meeting on 27 March, the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed to establish a second panel to determine whether Thailand has complied with a previous WTO ruling regarding Thai customs and fiscal measures on cigarettes from the Philippines. The [...]

  • Vietnam remains attractive to European investors

    Vietnam remains attractive to European investors

    Vietnam continues to be an attractive investment destination for European companies thanks to its improving business environment, said Guru Mallikarjuna, managing director of Bosch Vietnam. The statement was made at the launch of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam’s [...]

  • Trade Policy Review: Philippines

    Trade Policy Review: Philippines

    The fifth review of the trade policies and practices of Philippines takes place on 26 and 28 March 2018. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat SUMMARY 1. Since its last Trade Policy Review in [...]

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Global experts share views on blockchain in HCM City

Global experts share views on blockchain in HCM City

Two thousand people took part in the first ever Việt Nam Blockchain Week, a global conference on blockchain...

 

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A boost for Vietnamese tourism promotion

A boost for Vietnamese tourism promotion

The Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has upgraded the tourism promotion website  vietnamtourism.comand special...