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Hundreds of Chinese goods exempted from Donald Trump’s tariffs

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Doug Palmer on politico.com on September 19, 2019.The Trump administration has excluded Christmas tree lights, a series of pet supplies, plastic drinking straws and hundreds of other products from a 25 per cent duty US President Donald Trump imposed on US$250 billion worth of Chinese goods, according to three notices set to be published in the Federal Register on Friday.The move comes as the United… Source link

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Vietnam 

Vietnamese goods shine in Thailand – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Customers visit a Vietnamese booth at the “Vietnamese Week in Thailand 2019”, which officially opened on September 18 in Bangkok, Thailand. — VNS Photo Linh Anh HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese businesses are proudly presenting their products at the “Vietnamese Week in Thailand 2019”, which officially opened on September 18 in Bangkok, Thailand. This is the fourth year in a row that the Vietnamese week has been organised in the city.  Themed “Taste of Việt Nam”, the five-day event has attracted the participation of 45 Vietnamese businesses, with the main purpose of…

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Vietnam 

Vietnamese handicraft-makers display goods at UK’s leading international design-led event – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Trần Ngọc An (third of left), Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK, visits a Vietnamese booth displaying products made of bamboo at the Top Drawer fair held in London from September 8-10. VNS Photos Bồ Xuân Hiệp LONDON — As many as 20 leading Vietnamese manufacturers of handicrafts and fashion accessories for the first time are showcasing their products at one of UK’s leading international design-led events held in London from September 8-10. Vietnamese goods displayed at the Top Drawer fair include a wide range of indoor furniture, handicrafts and interior furnishing and accessories, among other products.…

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Home 

Tariffs could leave US sporting goods firms on the ropes as trade war escalates, companies say

An increasingly nasty brawl between the United States and China could deliver a devastating uppercut to America’s US$52 billion sporting goods industry, manufacturers say.Beginning on September 1, the Trump administration is set to add a 15 per cent duty on billions of dollars of baseballs, footballs, lacrosse sticks and other sporting equipment in an escalating showdown with Beijing.The latest round of tariffs is expected to affect some of the biggest brands names in American sports goods,… Source link

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Vietnam 

Customs sector fights fraud in goods origin – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Customs staff check goods during customs procedures. Photo tapchitaichinh.vn HÀ NỘI – The General Department of Customs has required the customs departments of provinces and cities to intensify inspections to fight origin-related fraud, violations of intellectual property (IP) rights and illegal transport of import and export goods. It has also instructed provincial and municipal customs agencies to supervise and control those issues according to existing regulations. The general department said that it has discovered an increase in trade fraud in connection with goods labelling and IP rights. It said relevant…

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Money 

US moves quickly to implement Donald Trump’s trade war tariff increase on Chinese-made consumer goods

The two tranches of tariffs covered by the September and December increases include consumer goods not previously subject to tariffs, with US President Donald Trump holding back on the tariff increase on some products, such as smartphones, toys and laptops, to protect retail sales over the Christmas period. Photo: AFP Source link

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Vietnam 

Vietnamese goods in spotlight in Mozambique – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Visitors at a Việt Nam’s booth. Photo coutersy of the Vietnamese Embassy in Mozambique MAPUTO Vietnamese goods such as coffee, tea, footwear, confectionery, household utensils, wooden furniture and handsets are in the spotlight at the 55th Maputo International Fair (FACIM) that opened in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique on Monday.   The goods are being showcased by several Vietnamese firms including those from the Ministry of National Defence, Sunhouse JSC, Long Hưng Co, and Movitel – a joint venture between Việt Nam’s Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group and SPI and Invespar companies…

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China 

Police investigate FedEx package containing handgun sent from US to Chinese sporting goods firm

An investigation has been launched after a FedEx package containing a handgun was sent by a US client to a Chinese sporting goods company in Fuzhou, Fujian province, local police confirmed to the South China Morning Post.Jinan police station, under the Fuzhou Public Security Bureau, said in a statement on Sunday evening that officers from the district had seized the gun and an investigation was under way.The statement did not say whether the package contained more than one handgun or release… Source link

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Vietnam 

Fair on Vietnamese goods slated for September in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The proportion of made-in-Việt Nam products is at least 90 per cent of goods found in supermarkets and over 60 per cent at traditional markets and convenience stores. Photo ubmttq.hochiminhcity.gov.vn HÀ NỘI – An exhibition showcasing Vietnamese goods will be held at Sơn Tây Town’s stadium in the capital city from September 26 to 30 with participation of nearly 300 stalls from domestic businesses. During the event, themed “Joining hands to build Vietnamese trademark”, showcased products will be divided into different groups, including key industrial goods, those most favoured by consumers, those from…

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Vietnam 

MoIT, Thai wholesaler promote Vietnamese goods to foreign chains – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The Ministry of Industry and Trade and MM Mega Market Vietnam Co, Ltd signed a MoU to promote consumption of Vietnamese goods at home and abroad. — Photo dantri.com.vn HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and MM Mega Market Vietnam Co, Ltd signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Hà Nội on Thursday to promote consumption of Vietnamese goods at home and abroad. According to the MoU, the ministry will help MM Mega Market seek partnerships with reputable Vietnamese processors and manufacturers, raising…

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