Vietnam PNTR Status and WTO Accession: Issues and Implications for the United States

Description:

Report discussing the role of the United States regarding the status of trade relations with Vietnam after its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). The report focuses on the issue of most-favored-nation (MFN) status, or normal trade relations (NTR) which conflicts with Title IV of the Trade Act of 1974. There is an overview of U.S.-Vietnam economic relations the Jackson-Vanik Amendment and Vietnam's NTR status, the WTO accession process in relation to Vietnam's status, the significance of the issues for both Vietnam and the United States, as well as other political and economic issues.

Creator(s):
Location(s): Vietnam
Creation Date: August 2, 2006
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
Usage:
Total Uses: 42
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Creator (Author):
Creator (Author):
Creator (Author):
Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division.

Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division

Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 2, 2006
Coverage:
Place
Vietnam
Description:

Report discussing the role of the United States regarding the status of trade relations with Vietnam after its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). The report focuses on the issue of most-favored-nation (MFN) status, or normal trade relations (NTR) which conflicts with Title IV of the Trade Act of 1974. There is an overview of U.S.-Vietnam economic relations the Jackson-Vanik Amendment and Vietnam's NTR status, the WTO accession process in relation to Vietnam's status, the significance of the issues for both Vietnam and the United States, as well as other political and economic issues.

Physical Description:

27 pages.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Congressional Research Service Reports
Identifier:
Resource Type: Report
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public