WB backs Vietnam’s compliance with int’l standards in accounting, auditing (Friday, December 15,2017)
The World Bank, in partnership with the Ministry of Finance (MoF), launched the Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) in accounting and auditing in a ceremony in Hanoi on December 14.
Coastal Ninh Thuan enhances cooperation with Russian province (Friday, December 15,2017)
A seminar was held in Ninh Thuan on December 14 aiming to bolster cooperation and business links between the south central province and Kursk province of Russia.
Lao President to visit Vietnam (Friday, December 15,2017)
General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith will make a three-day visit to Vietnam from December 19-21.
ADB raises economic growth forecast for Vietnam (Thursday, December 14,2017)
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised its forecast for Asian economic growth to 6.7% this year thanks to increases in exports and higher domestic fuel consumption.
VIETBUILD Home expo to showcase household stuff (Thursday, December 14,2017)
VIETBUILD Home, the annual exhibition on housing, home decoration and household appliances, will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from December 14-18 when people shop for the New Year holidays.
Australia supports Vietnam’s economic reform (Thursday, December 14,2017)
A launching workshop for Aus4Reform – a four-year long programme to boost the productivity and competitiveness of Vietnam’s economy was held in Hanoi on December 13.
EU-MUTRAP project promotes Vietnam’s deeper trade integration (Wednesday, December 13,2017)
The European Trade Policy and Investment Support Project (EU-MUTRAP) has helped Vietnam further integrate into the global and regional trading systems while promoting Vietnam-EU trade and investment relations, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong.
Moroccan President of House of Representatives to visit Vietnam (Wednesday, December 13,2017)
President of the Moroccan House of Representatives Habib El Malki and his wife are due to make an official visit to Vietnam from December 16-22 at the invitation of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, said the National Assembly’s Committee for External Affairs on December 12.
Vietnam Business Forum convenes year-end session (Wednesday, December 13,2017)
The 2017 year-end session of the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) opened in Hanoi on December 12.
Vietnam attends ASEAN-India Connectivity Summit (Tuesday, December 12,2017)
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tam is attending the ASEAN-India Connectivity Summit which opened in India’s capital city of New Delhi on December 11.
Turning back the tide: Japan attracting investment from Vietnam (Tuesday, December 12,2017)
Japan is calling for Vietnamese enterprises and investors to do business in the land of the rising sun.
WTO foreign ministers convene 11th conference (Tuesday, December 12,2017)
The 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference opened in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 10 with the participation of more than 400 delegates from 164 member countries.
Forum connects Vietnamese startups in US and Vietnam (Monday, December 11,2017)
A forum connecting Vietnamese startups in the United States and Vietnam themed “Lessons from Silicon Valley: Vietnam’s path to startup success” was organised in San Francisco city on December 9.
Vietnam, EU seek to accelerate FTA signing (Monday, December 11,2017)
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to be signed next year. The two sides are addressing remaining problems to complete the process on schedule in order to boost bilateral trade.
Seminar looks to promote labour exports to Czech Republic (Monday, December 11,2017)
Vietnam’s labourer supplying capacity and demand for foreign workers of the Czech Republic’s Karlovy Cary region were discussed at a conference held in Karlovy Vary city on December 8.
Vietnam, Taiwan seek ways to foster industrial cooperation (Monday, December 11,2017)
Vietnam and Taiwan (China) boast a lot of potential for investment cooperation in the field of industry, heard a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on December 7.
Japan, Vietnam experts talk investment in high-quality infrastructure (Friday, December 8,2017)
Experts from Japan and Vietnam shared experience and talked cooperation in investing and building infrastructure, especially transport infrastructure, in cities with fast urbanisation at a dialogue on December 7.
Special Report: Framework for Eastern Economic Corridor Project (Friday, December 8,2017)
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has chaired a meeting of the Policy Committee on the Eastern Economic Corridor project and announced that the national defense industry should be included as the 11th industrial group under the EEC project.
Vietnam-Japan Joint Initiative helps improve business climate (Friday, December 8,2017)
As many as 28 policy dialogues were held between Vietnamese and Japanese agencies involved in the sixth phase of the Vietnam-Japan Joint Initiative, which lasted from August 2016 to December 2017.
Vietnam, Cambodia to develop cashew farming area (Friday, December 8,2017)
The Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS) is working with the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to establish a cashew farming area in Cambodia that is able to produce 1 million tonnes of material cashew annually.
Vietnam pledges to facilitate Korean investment (Thursday, December 7,2017)
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has assured Vietnam’s willingness to provide the best possible conditions for the Republic of Korea (RoK) investors, saying the country pins high hope on a new wave of Korean investment into Vietnam in future.
Vietnam, Kazakhstan promote trade relations (Wednesday, December 6,2017)
Vietnam wants to promote cooperative ties with Kazakhstan in the fields of economy-trade, oil and gas, education and training, and tourism and culture, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong.
Vietnam brings variety of traditional craft creations to Italian fair (Wednesday, December 6,2017)
Some 30 Vietnamese enterprises have brought a variety of traditional handicrafts to L’Artigiano in Fiera 2017, an international craft exhibition running in Milan, Italy from December 2-10.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Japanese city Sanjo forge cooperation (Wednesday, December 6,2017)
The People’s Committee of the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau and the government of Sanjo city, Nijgata prefecture of Japan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on strengthening exchange and partnership, especially in culture, human resources, economy, trade and investment.
Nigeria offers new market potential for Vietnam (Tuesday, December 5,2017)
Nigeria has become a potential commercial market for Vietnam in Africa as Vietnam is running a huge trade surplus with the market, focusing on such staple items as transportation vehicles, computers and electronic products.
Phu Tho seeks RoK investment (Tuesday, December 5,2017)
A workshop took place in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, on December 4 to introduce potential and opportunities for investment in the northern province of Phu Tho.
Vietnam, EU seek to accelerate FTA signing (Tuesday, December 5,2017)
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh had a working session with European Union (EU) officials to foster economic and trade cooperation and settle existing problems, thus speeding up the signing and ratification of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the bloc and Vietnam.
ASEAN-Hong Kong FTA brings about numerous benefits (Monday, December 4,2017)
The ASEAN-Hong Kong free trade agreement, once taking effect, will help tighten relations between Hong Kong and ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, especially in economy and trade, said Vietnamese Consul General in Hong Kong and Macau, China, Tran Thanh Huan.
Ministry takes actions in response to EU’s warning of IUU fishing (Monday, December 4,2017)
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved a plan on implementing some urgent solutions in response to the European Union (EU)’s warning about illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Vietnam, EU move to finalise EVFTA ratification (Monday, December 4,2017)
Vietnam and the European Union (EU) are working to finalize legal and language – related issues for the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) towards the official signing and ratification of the trade deal next year, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh.