What are the advantages and disadvantages of Vietnam in comparison with the other countries in Southeast Asia in terms of attracting US investment? One of the key advantages of Vietnam is its location with close proximity to key markets, production hubs, and destination countries. Vietnam is also very integrated with the world through a network of free trade agreements including the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, and now the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. … [Read more...] about Continuing to provide advantages for US investors
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Although the broad strength in Taiwan-U.S. political ties will help with economic deal-making, trade agreements with the United States normally take years as each side frets over protecting segments of its economy. The 2010 U.S.-South Korea free trade agreement took more than four years to work out. Taiwan should make “psychological preparation” for a long process, Liang said. … [Read more...] about Taiwan Using its Close US Ties to Seek Elusive Economic Deals with a Major Trading Partner
The good news is, much of what America wants from China on trade is also what China needs to get stronger: more secure property rights, less state involvement, and more openness to outside investment. These are the kinds of policies that will attract investment in China and open up foreign markets to China's increasingly innovative businesses. It would be a huge mistake for President Xi to dig in his heals and refuse to play by these rules of free and fair international trade, because they're the rules that will accelerate China's growth as an economic powerhouse. … [Read more...] about Trump’s Trade War Has Revealed China’s Surprising Vulnerability | Opinion
The paper reported that the plan could see Nissan close plants in Spain and France. The idea behind such a move would be that carmakers that import cars to the UK, such as Volkswagen, would face crippling tariffs, giving cars produced in the UK a major competitive advantage to consumers there. … [Read more...] about Brexit: Is Nissan really closing its Sunderland plant?
They said that Bourne, a former captain in the British army, offered his services to the government out of a “sense of duty and willingness to serve, not obtaining financial advantage”, adding that UK companies had “retooled” during the pandemic. They said the medical devices Bourne manufactured were “by no means complicated and are well within our client’s existing skillset”. … [Read more...] about Hancock’s former neighbour won Covid test kit work after WhatsApp message