Binh Le

Binh Le

Le Thanh Binh (Leo), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam ONESOURCE International Trade Specialist: Prior to joining Thomson Reuters I was with Tupperware, a global manufacturer of household equipment, where I served as supply chain manager for Vietnam. As part of this role, I ensured timely delivery of products, managed warehouse systems (WMS), implemented efficient customs entry procedures, and set up an export processing zone. My import/ export management experience is vast, having previously served with leading global logistics provider Panalpina and in logistics departments of Huawei and Stellar Trading.

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How Japan and EU FTA Affects Automobile Industry

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE August 4, 2017

Background Japan and the European Union (EU) leaders reached a political agreement on two landmark agreements, the Strategic Partnership Agreement and the Economic Partnership Agreement at the 24th Brussels Summit (July 07, 2017). Both agreements are expected to greatly benefit both Japan and the EU.  It is expected that the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will … Read More

HS Classification: Customs Compliance Issues Affecting Companies in Vietnam

Vietnam has adopted and maintained the World Customs Organization (WCO) Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System since March 1998.  Subsequently, additional laws and changing regulations have been added leading to additional challenges for Vietnamese companies and the Multi-National Corporations moving operations to Vietnam. In Vietnam, all export and import shipments are required to have a … Read More

Vietnam’s Exports to Mexico in Recent Years

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE April 29, 2016

Background   Vietnam and Mexico established diplomatic relations with each other after Vietnam’s liberalization in April 1975. Both nations have signed several cooperation agreements in areas such as scientific and technological cooperation, agriculture, healthcare, culture, education and suppression of visa requirements for official and diplomatic passport holders of both countries. Currently both Vietnam and Mexico are … Read More

Vietnam’s Automobile Industry after TPP

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE December 23, 2015

Vietnam’s Automobile Industry Background The current status quo of elevated car prices for the Vietnamese population proves that Vietnam is still “beating around the bush” related to the burdensome import tax policies.  This inactivity greatly affects the local market car price to be 3 or 4 times higher than that in more developed countries such … Read More