TITLE

Late 2006 WTO Accession Likely

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2006, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the agreement between Vietnam and the U.S. that allows Vietnam to become a member of the World Trade Organization in 2006. The membership marks a significant contribution for Vietnam and serves as its anchor to the global economy. As part of the agreement, Vietnam plans to lower trade barriers such as a 15 percent reduction on the tariffs on 94 percent of U.S. exports to the country and foreign banks will be allowed 30 percent ownership in Vietnamese banks.
ACCESSION #
20948979

 

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