The panorama for Vietnam’s Timber Industry with Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA): Opportunities and challenges

Bao, Ha Cong Anh (May 2016). The panorama for Vietnam’s Timber Industry with Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA): Opportunities and challenges (SECO Working Paper Series 5/2016). Bern, Switzerland: SECO, World Trade Institute

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This study aims to identify and analysing both advantages and disadvantages of the EVFTA to Vietnam’s timber industry, based on the main research question: To what extent is Vietnam’s Timber industry affected by VEFTA? The author’s hypothes is is that VEFTA will positively impact to boost the import and export activities of Vietnam timber industry. This hypothesis is clarified based on the analysis of tax SMART/WITS model in comparison with other competitors exporting timber to the EU market such as Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Thailand and Brazil; combined with an analysis of the actual import – export of Vietnam’s timber industry to the EU market based on the secondary data from The World bank, ITCand primary data by interviewing specialists and local furniture exporters to the EU market.

Item Type:

Working Paper

Division/Institute:

02 Faculty of Law > Department of Economic Law > World Trade Institute
10 Strategic Research Centers > World Trade Institute

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 320 Political science
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 340 Law
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation

Series:

SECO Working Paper Series

Publisher:

SECO, World Trade Institute

Funders:

[UNSPECIFIED] Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

Projects:

[UNSPECIFIED] SECO/WTI Academic Cooperation Project

Language:

English

Submitter:

Rebecca Anne Gilgen

Date Deposited:

23 Mar 2017 17:11

Last Modified:

23 Mar 2017 17:11

Additional Information:

SECO/WTI Academic Cooperation Project, based at the World Trade Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland.

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.97937

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/97937

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