USVTC Calendar of Activities:
December 16 - 17: Workshop for Hanoi Law University, HCM Law University, and Ministry of Justice with Viet Dinh - Associate Professor, Georgetown University
December 5: U.S.-Vietnam Trade Council & US ASEAN Business Council host banquet in honor of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Khoan's Visit to Washington and 2nd Anniversary of the BTA .
December 1: Launching Workshop with Hanoi Law University
November 30 - December 6: USAID/USVTC Study Mission to Washington, DC and New York City on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
with Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association
October 25 - November 1: USVTC/USAID Study Mission to Wellington and Auckland, NZ on Financial Services and Fiscal Impact of Trade Liberalization
September 28 - October 10: Visiting Fellows from Hanoi & HCMC Law Faculty Participate in Harvard University Kennedy School Executive Program on The Practice of Trade Policy: Economics, Negotiations and Rules.
October 5 - 10: Minister of Planning & Investment Vo Hong Phuc Visits Washington, DC and New York City. U.S.-Vietnam Trade Council and US ASEAN Business Council co-host a breakfast in his honor. U.S.-Vietnam Investment Seminar, New York City, 9 October.
October 3: Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs James Kelly addresses a conference on U.S.- Vietnam relations in Washington organized by SAIS and Vietnam's Institute for International Relations
September 29 - 30: The Impact of Tariffs: Econometric and Empirical Analysis in Support of WTO Accession - Technical Assistance Program in cooperation with Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Vietnam Ministry of Finance.
September 23: Ambassador Burghardt and Deputy Chief of Mission Bob Porter host dinner for USVTC/USAID Study Mission Delegates.
September 16 - 20: Minister of Trade Truong Dinh Tuyen Visits
Washington, DC - Trade Council hosts Luncheon in his honor.
Sponsors include ACE, Boeing, Oracle, PHRMA, New York
Life International and
here for news on the WTO Ministerial in Cancun
July 30 - August 1: USVTC hosts Cato Adrian - Counsellor,
WTO Accessions Division to work with Vietnam's WTO Negotiation Team
July 19 - 27: USVTC/USAID
and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) Study Mission to Washington,
DC & Oklahoma
July 12 - 19: USVTC/USAID Telecom Study Mission to Washington, DC
July 15 : House vote on Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) sanctions amendment on H.R. 1950 - Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005
July 7: The Ministry of Justice and US-Vietnam Trade Council (USVTC) signed a project memorandum on assistance to international trade law training project
July 1: USVTC Workshop on Trade in Services at the Ho Chi Minh City University, School of Law
June 5: Ambassador Ray Burghardt briefs a group of Congressional staffers on US-Vietnam relations, organized by USVTC and House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee
May 29: President Bush transferred to Congress the one year renewal of the Jackson-Vanik 2003 waiver for Vietnam
April 25: U.S. and Vietnam Sign Textile Agreement
April 3: Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) Introduces Vietnam Human Rights Act (Press Release)
March 25 - April 2: USVTC/USAID Intellectual Property Rights Study Mission to Washington, DC
February 22 - March 1: USVTC/USAID State Bank of Vietnam Study Mission to Washington, DC