The US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee launched a project on September 20 to promote renewable energy solutions and efficient energy use to address the city’s urban energy challenges.
On September 7, the US Department of Commerce (DoC) issued the final conclusion from the 18th anti-dumping tax administrative review (POR18) for the period from August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021 on Vietnamese pangasius. At the request of the parties concerned, DoC has maintained the current anti-dumping tax rate applied to each company.
In the latest report on macro-economic and foreign exchange policy from the US Department of the Treasury, the US continues to recognize that Vietnam is not a currency manipulator. The Department also appreciates the management of monetary and exchange rate policies by the State Bank of Vietnam in recent times.