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US extends duty evasion investigation into plywood from Vietnam

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the extension of the deadline for issuing its final conclusion on a trade remedy duty evasion investigation into hardwood plywood imported from Vietnam.

ASEAN 2020: 10th Meeting of East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers held

The 10th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting was held online on September 9 within the framework of the ongoing 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings hosted by Vietnam.

AIPA 41 emphasises law adherence over East Sea issue

AIPA member parliaments have agreed to fully implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and make efforts towards an effective and consistent Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC) in line with international law.

Philippines criticises Chinese military drills in East Sea

Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has raised alarm over China's holding of military exercises in the East Sea, saying the move could create tension in the region and impact Beijing’s relationship with its neighbours.

Trade defence investigations into wood products on the rise

Although accounting for a small proportion of the total trade defence cases, investigations into wood products are on the rise.


German expert calls for building trust, COC negotiations to address East Sea issue

Dr. Gerhard Will, a German expert on the East Sea, has said that China should quit its militarisation in the East Sea and show its willingness and cooperation capacity in security and economy

U.S. slaps heavy duties on Vietnamese steel

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) on December 16 announced the imposition of duties of up to 456% on corrosion-resistant and cold-rolled steel produced in Vietnam using a substrate of South Korean or Taiwanese origin.


US cuts antidumping duties on Vietnamese tra fish fillets

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has lowered anti-dumping duties on frozen tra fish (pangasius) fillets from Vietnam in the 15th period of review (POR15), according to the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOIT).

Chinese illegal activities hinder COC negotiation process: Vietnamese diplomat

This is not the first time Vietnam expressed concerns about China’s violations in the East Sea.

Vietnam shows persistent, consistent efforts to maintain peace, stability at sea

Vietnam has long been persistent and consistent in safeguarding its national sovereignty in the East Sea through peaceful measures on the basis of international law.

Vietnam vows to work for expanded ties between ASEAN and partners

Vietnam will actively work with other ASEAN member states to expand and deepen practical and effective cooperative relations between the bloc and its partners in different fields, said Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. ​

13th ADMM issues declaration on security

Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich attended the 13th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday, which ended with a joint declaration on security.

NA Chairwoman holds talks with Chinese National People’s Congress leader

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Chairman of the Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) Li Zhanshu in Beijing on July 11.

Businesses told to diversify after steel tariff hike

Vietnamese enterprises are advised to build better business strategies after the US slapped huge tariffs on Vietnamese steel.


What is ASEAN’s role in settling East Sea disputes?

ASEAN must actively respond to its members’ calls on the East Sea issues.

PM meets with leaders on sidelines of 34th ASEAN Summit

Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc had separate meetings with Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, and Singaporean PM Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on June 22.

Shrimp escape anti-dumping duty as catfish exporters await tariff decision

Vietnam hopes its catfish exports to the US will enjoy a zero tax rate when the US announces the results of the POR14, slated for April 20.

Vietnam mulls ways of dealing with strict US anti-dumping duties

The US has more than 10 times imposed anti-dumping duties on Vietnam’s catfish exports. If it continues installing new barriers, Vietnam may need to find new markets for the exports, experts say.

Two seafood “kings” see profits fall as business problems mount

Because of unexpected changes in the market or poor business decisions, Minh Phu and Hung Vuong, the kings in the seafood industry, have been seeing a severe drop in profits. 

US to partially rescind anti-dumping administrative review on VN shrimp

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has rescinded an administrative review of antidumping duties on certain frozen warmwater shrimp imported from Vietnam from February 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017.