TAKING FULL ADVANTAGES OF NEW FTAs TO DEVELOP

THE TEXTILE AND APPAREL SECTOR

Textile and apparel sector, one of the key sectors that significantly contributes to Vietnam's export turnover, now has the opportunity to make a breakthrough based on the free trade agreements among which the most recent is Vietnam Trade Agreement - The EU (EVFTA) signed in June 2019 and gradually coming into effect. In parallel with the economic benefits brought to businesses, there are quite a few challenges in the short and long term, especially in the context of escalation of the US - China trade war.

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INTENSIVE CONSULTATION SEMINAR WITH INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC SPECIALISTS: “TAKING FULL ADVANTAGES OF NEW FTAs TO DEVELOP THE TEXTILE AND APPAREL SECTOR”

Textile and apparel sector, one of the key sectors that significantly contributes to Vietnam's export turnover, now has the opportunity to make a breakthrough based on the free trade agreements among which the most recent is Vietnam Trade Agreement - The EU (EVFTA) signed in June 2019 and gradually coming into effect. In parallel with the economic benefits brought to businesses, there are quite a few challenges in the short and long term, especially in the context of escalation of the US - China trade war.

In this context, Colorbond® - the premium coated steel brand of BlueScope, coordinated with Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and US - ASEAN Business Council (USABC) to organize INTENSIVE CONSULTATION SEMINAR WITH INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC SPECIALISTS: “TAKING FULL ADVANTAGES OF NEW FTAs TO DEVELOP THE TEXTILE AND APPAREL SECTOR”.

This is a consultation session specifically designed for management of textile and apparel businesses with in-depth analysis and recommendations from leading international economic specialists in Vietnam:

  • - Providing in-depth insights related to FTAs for textile and apparel businesses, thereby taking full advantage of benefits to well prepare in the process of integration and development.
  • - Given an opportunity to discuss, answer questions and orientate development from leading international economic specialists in Vietnam:
  • + Economic specialist BUI KIM THUY, FTA negotiation’ former member, Country representative of the US-ASEAN Business Council in Vietnam.

    + Economic specialist PHAM SY THANH, Director or the VEPR’s Chinese Economic Studies Program (VCES).

  • - Consultation specifically designed for the management of textile and apparel businesses, desiring to study in depth about new FTAs in the hope of developing their businesses in the future.
  • Sign up now for the opportunity to attend Intensive Consultation Seminar with International Economic Specialists.

     

     

     

     

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INTENSIVE CONSULTATION SEMINAR WITH INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC SPECIALISTS

FTA negotiation’ former member

Member of Harvard Advisory Board – Asia Pacific (ABAP)

Country representative of the US-ASEAN Business Council in Vietnam (USABC)

  • President – Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) – Viet Nam Alumni Chapter
  • Chairwoman – National University of Singapore (NUS) – Viet Nam Alumni Circle
  • Member of Executive Committee – Viet Nam- Singapore Friendship Association

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Bui Kim Thuy - Country Representative – US-ASEAN Business Council – Viet Nam Office (USABC)

FTA negotiation’ former member

Member of Harvard Advisory Board – Asia Pacific (ABAP)

Country representative of the US-ASEAN Business Council in Vietnam (USABC)

  • International economic specialists
  • Member of Harvard Advisory Board – Asia Pacific (ABAP)
  • President – Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) – Viet Nam Alumni Chapter
  • Chairwoman – National University of Singapore (NUS) – Viet Nam Alumni Circle
  • Member of Executive Committee – Viet Nam- Singapore Friendship Association

Bui Kim Thuy joined the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) in March 2018 as the Country Representative for Viet Nam. Thuy served as the Deputy Director of the Agency for Foreign Trade in the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) for the previous 10 years, where she handled FTA negotiations and rule-of-origin related issues. She is a key speaker in a series of seminars and workshops for trade-related agencies and the business community.

Being USABC Representative in Viet Nam Office, Thuy has been a helpful source for US companies doing business in ASEAN/ Viet Nam as well as for the public sector (including local Govts of VN) in the business-related- policy-making process; facilitating Viet Nam’s SMEs in joining regional/global value supply chain of leading MNCs in the era of digital transformation.

 

 

 

 

Director of the VEPR’s Chinese Economic Studies Program (VCES), Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR)

  • Consultant for Asian Development Bank - Research on the Implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Southeast Asia
  • Principal Investigator - Project Leader “East Sea Power Strategy and Recommendations for Viet Nam in New Context”
  • Principal Investigator - Project Leader “East Sea Power Strategy and Its Impacts on Viet Nam”<

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Director of the VEPR’s Chinese Economic Studies Program (VCES), Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR)

Director of the VEPR’s Chinese Economic Studies Program (VCES), Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR)

  • International economic specialists
  • Consultant for Asian Development Bank - Research on the Implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Southeast Asia
  • Principal Investigator - Project Leader “East Sea Power Strategy and Recommendations for Viet Nam in New Context”
  • Senior researcher - Project member “The rise of China economy during 2011 – 2020 period and issues for Vietnam economic growth”
  • Author of the book “China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Policy Implication for Vietnam”

 

 

 

 

President of Trade Facilitation Services (TFS)

  • Founding Director of the Origin Institute
  • Country Representative of Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation

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President of Trade Facilitation Services (TFS) Founding Director of the Origin Institute Country Representative of Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation

President of Trade Facilitation Services (TFS)

  • Founding Director of the Origin Institute
  • Country Representative of Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation

 

Brian Staples is President of Trade Facilitation Services (TFS), an Ottawa-based consulting group, and has been providing a wide range of multinational clients with effective market access strategies and solutions for over 30 years>TFS services include technical trade fundamentals with a particular focus on all aspects of rules of origin and related fields such as customs procedures, customs verification audits and pre-audits, valuation, duty and tax deferral programs and the Harmonized System of Classification combined with significant activity in trade policy matters including trade facilitation

Brian is also the Founding Director of the Origin Institute, and in addition to resolving trade problems for private sector clients, he has also worked on a wide range of trade, customs and origin related technical assistance and capacity building development projects around the world for various international and regional institutions including the Inter-American Development Bank, GIZ, and the Canadian International Development AgencyAnd Brian is also Country Representative of Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (GATF) - a collaboration of international organisations, governments and businesses.

GATF are led by the Center for International Private Enterprise, the International Chamber of Commerce and the World Economic Forum, in cooperation with Gesellschaft für Internationale ZusammenarbeitGATF work to help governments in developing and least developed countries implement the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation AgreementMr. Staples is a longstanding member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and provides origin input to the International Chamber of Commerce - Commission on Customs and Trade Facilitation (Paris – France)

THE INTERVIEW OF ECONOMIC SPECIALIST

"TAKE THE FULL

ADVANTAGES OF FTAs, DEPENDING

ON EACH ENTERPRISE’S CAPABILITIES"

Economic Specialist Bui Kim Thuy

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