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Thousands of Vietnamese goods to enjoy zero tariff in 2018

Vietnam is set to lower to zero percent the import tariff for thousands of goods in 2018 as part of its commitments on special...

WCO’s Harmonized System is 30 years old

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the Harmonized System (HS), which came into effect on January 1, 1988. A multipurpose nomenclature for trade, the HS...

Aussie trade minister: free trade deal with Indonesia ‘very close’

A long-awaited free trade agreement (FTA) between Australia and Indonesia is imminent, the Australian government said recently. The two countries began negotiations in March this...

Thailand-EU FTA negotiations set to resume

The government of Thailand is looking to hasten preparations leading to the resumption of discussions on a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European...

Thailand joining live operation of ASEAN Single Window

A fifth member state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will be joining next month the transit to the live operation of...

Vietnam to process phytosanitary certificates via NSW by 2018

The government of Vietnam aims to issue by June 2018 phytosanitary certificates for exports and re-exports through the National Single Window (NSW), involving all...

Removing quantitative restriction on PH rice imports to cut prices

The lifting of the quantitative restriction (QR) on Philippine rice imports in favor of tariffs will bring several benefits to the economy, including slashing...

Congo acceeds to Revised Kyoto Convention

The Republic of the Congo acceded to the International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures (Revised Kyoto Convention) during the recent...

PH presses for inclusion of MSMEs, farmers in WTO agenda

The Philippines has identified key priority measures for the country as it pushes for inclusive globalization during the recent 11th World Trade Organization (WTO)...

Vietnam port launches automated customs management system

The Ministry of Finance and the General Department of Vietnam Customs officially put into operation  December 11 the Vietnam Automated System for Seaport Customs...