Accession To The World Trade Organistation

April 2006
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Apr2006, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p1
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The article reports on Vietnam's efforts to become a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Vietnam is expecting membership approval from the WTO in 2006. It has been 10 years since the country applied for its membership. Vietnam has had a hard time meeting global trading standards in areas such as the opening of the state-dominated telecommunications and banking sectors, removal of trade-distorting subsidies and import restrictions.


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