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Vietnam: Market-economy status shouldn’t require a ‘perfect score’

May 9, 2024 at 6:49 PM
The Commerce Department should not judge Vietnam against an “idealized version” of a market economy, representatives for the country told the agency on Wednesday, arguing that Hanoi’s economy is more open than others Commerce has upgraded from non-market economy status. The department has been assessing whether to graduate Vietnam to market-economy status following a petition last year by Hanoi in the context of antidumping orders on Vietnamese raw honey imports. During a May 8 public hearing as part of that...

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