WTO members fail to agree global trade deal

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WTO members fail to agree global trade deal

The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.

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PM: reforms needed for growth

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SaiGon GP English 5 hour(s) ago

PM: reforms needed for growth

HA NOI (VNS) — Comprehensive reforms were needed to achieve this year's target economic growth rate of 5.8 per cent, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at a meeting in the capital yesterday.

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WTO fails to agree key trade deal

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VietNam News English 8 hour(s) ago 1 related news

The World Trade Organisation has said its 160 members had failed to agree a landmark global customs pact in a move the US said left the body on "uncertain new ground."

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Wood export value rises, but so do costs

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VietNam News English 10 hour(s) ago

Viet Nam gained a year-on-year increase of 13.4 per cent in the value of exported wood and wooden products.

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PM: reforms needed for growth

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PM: reforms needed for growth

Staff at the Hai Phong City Customs Department use an automated systemcalled VNACCS/VCIS. The Government urged localities to speed up administrative reforms by eliminating bureaucratic procedures related to taxes, customs and land.— VNA/VNS Photo Hoang Hung

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 1/8

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VietnamNet English 12 hour(s) ago

Positive outlook for German businesses in Vietnam

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Thai woman caught with cocaine worth over $1mn at Vietnam airport

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 day(s) ago

Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City discovered 4kg of cocaine, worth over US$1 million, hidden in the luggage of a Thai woman who arrived at the airport on Wednesday.

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Thai drug trafficker arrested at Tan Son Nhat Airport

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Thai drug trafficker arrested at Tan Son Nhat Airport

(VOV) - Customs officials at Tan Son Nhat International Airport have detained a foreign national and seized nearly 3.97 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of VND25 billion.

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Thai woman caught carrying 3.97 kg of cocaine at airport

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VietnamPlus English 1 day(s) ago 1 related news

A Thai national was caught carrying 3.97 kg of cocaine worth nearly 25 billion VND (1.17 million USD) when landing at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat international airport on July 29, according to the airport’s customs office.

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Cutting time for customs clearance by half

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 day(s) ago 3 related news

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung has tasked the customs sector to strive to slash the time for customs clearance in half by the end of this year.

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Aviation security violations increase

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The National Civil Aviation Security Committee has reported 145 aviation security violations during the past six months, showing a sharp year-on-year rise of 96 per cent.

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City customs reports 2,000 violations

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

So far this year the HCM City customs has uncovered around 2,000 violations including 155 cases in which it seized drugs.

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Social welfare in need of revamp

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Poverty alleviation policies have given households some hope, director of the Social Assistance System Strengthening Project (SASSP) Dang Kim Chung told Hai Quan Cuoi Tuan (Customs Weekend).

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New customs law: expectations met?

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 day(s) ago

New customs law: expectations met?

The Law on Customs issued by the National Assembly in June and due to take effect on January 1, 2015 demonstrates the efforts of the government in reforming customs procedures. However, many issues will need to be clarified. Baker & McKenzie Vietnam partner Nguyen Lan Phuong and senior trade practitioner Tran Ngoc Trung take a look at the issues.

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A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling

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A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling

Customs officials have arrested a Chinese woman and a Vietnamese man at Suvarnabhumi Airport after they allegedly tried to smuggle out elephant tusks and ivory products worth about BAT9 million.

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