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City to tackle smuggling, trade fraud at port

HCM City plans to step up enforcement against smuggling and trade fraud to cope with the increasing number of violations, especially at Cát Lái Port in HCM City. A number of smuggling cases have taken place at international ports, especially at Cát Lái Port, the country’s largest international container port. …

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Personnel shortage keeps logistics trade backward

Vietnam ranks very low in logistics development among ASEAN members, speakers said at an annual general meeting held last week in HCM City by the Southeast Asian Federation of Forwarders’ Associations. It needs support from more developed members and international logistic associations, they said. Together with Laos and Myanmar, Vietnam …

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Vietnam Striving to Reduce Logistics Costs

Despite being rather a new sector in Vietnam, logistics has proved its importance in the country’s socio-economic development. However, the development of this potential service is facing many big challenges. Burden of costs Logistics is a process which is carried out to minimise costs for the identification of location and …

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Poor logistics industry retards economy

Demand for logistics services has risen rapidly, but the plan to develop a professional logistics centre in HCM City is still on the drawing board, experts say. In recent years, the country poured money into infrastructure projects, but the lack of a professional logistics industry was retarding the competitiveness of …

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United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (The Rotterdam Rules) signed on Sept. 23, 2009

The new United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea, the Rotterdam Rules, describes the rights and obligations of all parties with an interest in the carriage of goods by sea. The Rotterdam Rules bring more clarity regarding who is responsible and …

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Gov’t adopts solutions to attract foreign investment

The Government today issued six urgent solutions to further attract, fruitfully manage and use foreign investment capital in the context of the global economic crisis. First of all, the Government urges ministries, sectors and local authorities to review and update regulations relating to investment and business, issue new preferential policies …

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Logistics boom exposes unqualified workforce

The relatively nascent logistics sector in Vietnam has grown rapidly over the last decade but it is hampered by weaknesses including a dearth of qualified staff and a lack of professionalism, heard a conference Monday. Before 2000, there were not many Vietnamese firms involved in the sector compared to the …

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