US removes Vietnam out of list of currency manipulators

The US Treasury has removed Vietnam and Switzerland from the list of countries labeled as currency manipulators, reversing a decision of the administration under President Trump last December.

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The US Treasury said in its semi-annual report on forex and macro-economic policies of big trade partners of the US to the Congress  on April 16 that no country currently meets the US criteria as a manipulator.

It said Vietnam, Switzerland and Taiwan will be under enhanced monitoring, which means those countries and territories will not immediately face US sanctions.

 

In the report, the first of the Biden administration, China is not designated as a currency manipulator. The Trump administration put China on the list in 2019 during a trade stand-off between the world’s two biggest economies./.

Experts explain why Vietnam should not be considered “currency manipulator”

Experts explain why Vietnam should not be considered “currency manipulator”

The U.S. Department of Treasury’s decision to label Vietnam as a “currency manipulator” is not satisfactory given the country’s real conditions.

VN central bank responds to US labelling Vietnam as currency manipulator

VN central bank responds to US labelling Vietnam as currency manipulator

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) said on December 17 that its management of exchange rate in recent years, within the general framework of monetary policy,

 
 

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