Vietnam has distinct advantage over its competitors, with import tariff of giant tiger prawns cut from 4.2 percent to zero under the Generalised System of Preferences Treatment (GSP), while that of frozen white-leg shrimp falling to zero after five years. Meanwhile, Thailand is not entitled to the GSP and has its shrimps levied with a basic tax rate of 12 percent. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES FEB. 25
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Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam had said earlier Tuesday that in order for the country to achieve the positive results it has so far, Vietnam had been proactively implementing measures to prevent and limit the epidemic from mid-December last year, as soon as reports appeared of the Covid-19 disease in China's Wuhan City. … [Read more...] about Vietnam suspends entry from all coronavirus-hit areas
Like many of Vinh’s friends, 20 of Hien’s have also returned to Vietnam since February 20 as the number of Covid-19 cases rose day after day. Some were even willing to postpone their study plans in case the epidemic got out of control in South Korea. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese in South Korea face dilemma: stay put or bail out?