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Globalization, FDI and employment in Viet Nam Rhys Jenkins* The article considers the impact of foreign direct investment on employment in Viet Nam, a country that received considerable inflows of foreign capital in the 1990s as part of its increased integration with the … Key words: foreign direct investment; employment; Viet Nam; manufacturing; capital-intensity Introduction The impact of globalization on employment is a central issue of contemporary political economy … From the point of view of …
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37 ANNEX 3: Outline of the Trilateral Agreement among the Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam for Facilitation of Cross-Border Transport of Goods and People, dated 26 November 1999 … Lao PDR is surrounded by Thailand to the West, with the Mekong River forming a natural border with Thailand for most of its length, Cambodia to the South, Viet Nam to the East and the People’s Republic of China and Myanmar to the North …
Date: 13 Jun 2001 Size: 136KB

GREENING TRADE IN VIET NAM 1 GREENING TRADE IN VIET NAM Edited by Dr. Veena Jha UNITED NATIONS2 GREENING TRADE IN VIET NAM GREENING TRADE IN VIET NAM 3 PREFACE The project on “Trade, Environment and Development: Policy Implications for Viet Nam” (VIE/98/036), funded by UNDP, was jointly implemented by UNCTAD and the Directorate for Standards and Quality (hereinafter …
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one vision one identity one community ASEAN Investment … The Member States are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. The ASEAN Secretariat is based in Jakarta, Indonesia … Java Offshore (Indonesia), CMC (Malaysia), KLT Fruits (Philippines), Vela Diagnostics (Singapore), QUO Global (Thailand), and Phibious (Viet Nam). These and many more are featured in this report, providing useful lessons learned for entrepreneurs in ASEAN …
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UNITED NATIONS UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT VIET NAM INVESTMENT POLICY REVIEW United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Investment Policy Review Viet Nam UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2008Investment Policy Review of Viet Nam II NOTE UNCTAD serves as the focal point within the United Nations Secretariat for all matters related to foreign …
Date: 02 Sep 2009 Size: 3MB

one vision one identity one community ASEAN Investment Report 2015 Infrastructure Investment and Connectivity ASEAN Investment Report 2015 Infrastructure Investment and Connectivity The ASEAN Secretariat United Nations Conference on Trade and DevelopmentThe Association of Southeast Asian … The Member States of the Association are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. The ASEAN Secretariat is based in Jakarta, Indonesia …
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IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature MAT Mutually agreed terms MARD Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Viet Nam MOH Ministry of Health of Viet Nam MOIT Ministry of Industry and Trade of Viet Nam MONRE Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Viet Nam MOST Ministry of Science and Technology of Viet Nam NIMM National Institute of Medicinal Materials PIC Prior informed consent PPC Provincial People Committee SECO State Secretariat for …
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one vision one identity one community ASEAN Investment Report 2017 Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Zones in ASEAN ASEAN@50 Special Edition ASEAN Investment Report 2017 Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Zones in ASEAN ASEAN@50 Special Edition The ASEAN Secretariat United Nations Conference on Trade … The Member States are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. The ASEAN Secretariat is based in Jakarta, Indonesia …
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/... VIET NAMTable 1. FDI flows in the host economy, by geographical origin (concluded) (Millions of US dollars) Region /economy 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Latin America and the Caribbean … 147 -Source : UNCTAD FDI/TNC database, based on data from the State Bank of Viet Nam. VIET NAMTable 2. FDI flows abroad, by geographical destination (Millions of US dollars) Reporting economy 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 …
Date: 04 Apr 2014 Size: 192KB

OLIVA, Maria Julia julia@uebt.org What’s in a label … Beyond labels: Value of standards Set of criteria defining good social and environmental practices in a certain industry or product Used not only by consumers, but also by producers, companies, governments and financial institutions Different functions: Guidance Assurance Market differentiation Impact measurement The Ethical BioTrade Standard ABS BioTrade Internationally-recognized standard for the ‘Sourcing with Respect’ of natural ingredients …
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It is both an honour and an opportunity for us to share with you about the development of Viet Nam, especially our strong growth over the last 10 years since our accession to WTO in January 2017 … It is expected that once these FTAs are implmented, Viet nam will be linked with 56 partners in the world, including all G7 countries and 15 out of 20 G20 members, opening up a huge space for Viet Nam to thrive …
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1 Meeting: Multi-year expert meeting on transport and trade facilitation Date: 16–18 February 2009 Location: Geneva Participant Tran Viet Ha, senior maritime expert, Ministry of Transport of Viet Nam Brief paper Climate change in Viet Nam and its impacts I. Introduction Geography: Viet Nam is located in the Eastern part of the Indochina peninsula, bordering China to the North, Laos and Cambodia to the West with a … Viet Nam’s climate is characterized by high temperature and humidity all year round …
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Even though one would expect higher rice exports to directly benefit rural households at all levels of well-being, most rice producers in Viet Nam are still poor, living on less than USD 2 per day … Authors’ calculations, based on data from the Vietnam Food Association (VFA, 2006) and General Statistics Office (GSO) of Viet Nam. Note: LHS stands for left-hand scale, RHS for right-hand scale.303Viet Nam Household welfare and pricing of rice: Does the Large-Scale Field Model matter for Viet Nam
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“Working together for a better world” -BioTrade Initiative -Introduction to the links between the Nagoya Protocol, ABS & BioTrade David Vivas Eugui, Legal Officer Mariona Cusi, Technical Expert … The Nagoya Protocol entered into force on 12 October 2014 … of R&D Post CBD Post Nagoya Law or regulation Specific provisions on national law Order No. 18, biodiversity law in Viet Nam (2008) Article 3.29 (Definitions) Genetic resource includes all species and genetic specimens in nature, conservation zones, …
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OLIVA, Maria Julia julia@uebt.org Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd … “Mother grain” in Inca language Domesticated over 7000 years ago, but potential rediscovered in late 20th century Local staple to global commodity … Fluctuating prices The case of quinoa The case of quinoa (2) Food: Air-filled, flour, noodles, granola, energy bars, etc … Feed: Plant as green forage; harvest residue as feed Nutraceutical: Antioxidant, lowers cholesterol, gluten-free Cosmetics: Oil has antifungal, emollient properties …
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OLIVA, Maria Julia julia@uebt.org The context … Colombia has over 55’000 species in GBIF … In 2014, natural product exports from Peru reached US$ 169 millions (up 51.6% from previous year … In 2013, Colombian exports in the cosmetics sector reached US$ 685.3 millions … Andean regime for genetic resources and associated TK … In Colombia, several implementing decrees, including to facilitate non-commercial research … In Peru, separate instruments for genetic resources and TK The challenge …
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one vision one identity one community ASEAN Investment Report 2013-2014 FDI Development and Regional Value ChainsASEAN Investment Report 2013-2014 FDI Development and Regional Value Chains The ASEAN Secretariat United Nations Conference on Trade and DevelopmentThe Association of Southeast … The Member States of the Association are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. The ASEAN Secretariat is based in Jakarta, Indonesia …
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5 2 Comoros, Mauritius Cambodia 16 10 China, Cuba, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam Cameroon 13 6 China, Egypt, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius Cape Verde 9 3 Angola, China, Cuba Chad 12 8 … Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, United Republic of Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe El Salvador 24 12 Argentina, Belize, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Republic of Korea, 56 …
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ASEAN INVESTMENT REPORT 2015: INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND CONNECTIVITY OVERVIEW FDI DEVELOPMENT AND CORPORATE INVESTMENT STRATEGIES FDI flows to ASEAN rose for the third consecutive year, from $117.7 billion in 2013 to $136.2 billion in 2014, despite … of transfers of labour-intensive manufacturing activities from higher-cost locations in other Asian economies and within ASEAN to the CLMV (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam) countries, as well as other ASEAN Member States such as Indonesia …
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on Trade and Development Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise DevelopmentCharacteristics of failed FDI projects in Viet Nam Ari Kokko, Katarina Kotoglou and Anna Krohwinkel-Karlsson * This article examines the characteristics of licensed and unsuccessful foreign-direct-investment projects in Viet Nam during the period 1988-2000, focusing particularly on the problem of high failure rates … One particular problem in the analysis of FDI in Viet Nam is the lack of information …
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