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Handbook on trade remedies for enterprises exporting to CPTPP member countries

03:25 - 12/04/2022

Date: 03/2022

By: Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam - MOIT

In the context of international economic integration, exporters are likely to face many trade remedy investigation cases from abroad, especially from countries that have signed FTAs with Viet Nam.

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) for short, is a new generation free trade agreement (FTA) with 11 member countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.

The Agreement was signed on March 8, 2018, in the city of Santiago, Chile, and officially entered into force on December 30, 2018, for the first group of 6 countries to complete the procedure. ratification of the Agreement including Mexico, Japan, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia. For Vietnam, the Agreement took effect on January 14, 2019.

With the implementation of the CPTPP Agreement, businesses need to prepare and guide in the field of trade remedies to respond appropriately in the event that an investigation is initiated by member countries of the Agreement using trade remedies. In the current context, it is necessary to develop a handbook to guide exporters in dealing with trade remedy cases investigated by CPTPP partner countries and applied to Vietnamese exports.

Assessing the need to be equipped with the necessary information for export enterprises to effectively respond to cases of investigation and application of trade remedies of relevant partner markets. The Ministry of Industry and Trade actively develops an electronic publication: A trade handbook for enterprises exporting to CPTPP members.

The Publication is attached here (Vietnamese).