Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Vietnam industries encounter TPP barriers

 The Trans Pacific Partnership will bring opportunities to Vietnam's businesses, especially those in the textile, garment and footwear sectors, but also barriers that they need to navigate to benefit.

VN needs start-ups to become sustainable

VietNamNet Bridge – An official from the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry has voiced his opinion that it is necessary for Viet Nam to encourage a start-up entrepreneurial spirit and launch a national programme to develop enterprises.

TPP may be officially signed on February 2

 The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may be signed on February 4 in New Zealand, according to Ms. Nguyen Quynh Nga, Deputy Director of the Multilateral Trade Policy Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

65% of tariffs abolished immediately under TPP

 Certain goods subject to automatic elimination of tariffs while others to follow different timeframes for removal.

High hopes for TPP signing in 2015

 The countries participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement have set a target of concluding TPP negotiations in 2015 and this is within reach.


TPP predicted to hit small farms; Farmers concerned over domination by FDI companies; Cocoa sector in search of fresh way forward; New land price framework issued; Rising demand for electricity to leave power plants short of coal