PM Phuc shares Vietnam’s initiatives on regional digital platform (Wednesday, November 14,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc shared Vietnam’s initiatives on a regional digital platform, a cross-ASEAN mobile network, an ASEAN technology university and a regional disaster alert system at a plenary session of the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore on November 13.
NA passes resolution approving CPTPP, related documents (Tuesday, November 13,2018)
The 14th National Assembly passed a resolution approving the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and related documents in the afternoon of November 12 with 96.7 percent of votes.
CPTPP – Vietnam’s strong commitment to renovation, international integration (Tuesday, November 13,2018)
The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) was ratified at the National Assembly (NA)’s ongoing meeting on November 12, and the trade deal will help Vietnam expand its relations with CPTPP members, especially strategic partners.
Vietnam attends ASEAN economic meetings in Singapore (Tuesday, November 13,2018)
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh attended the ASEAN Economic Community Council Meeting and the Preparatory Meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore on November 12.
Vietnam's integration efforts on faster track with CPTPP (Monday, November 12,2018)
Economist Vo Tri Thanh, former deputy director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), said that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will change the “integration battle” in Vietnam in the coming years.
Party official welcomes Assistant US Trade Representative (Friday, November 9,2018)
Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC)’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh received Assistant US Trade Representative for Services and Investment Daniel Bahar in Hanoi on November 8, asking the US side to increase dialogues in a bid to promptly handle trade barriers.
Visit by Cuban President of Council of State to bolster special ties (Friday, November 9,2018)
The official friendly visit to Vietnam by President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Miguel Mario Diaz Canel Bermudez from November 8-10 aims to promote the special relationship between the two countries.
Vietnamese commodities find their way into ASEAN markets (Thursday, November 8,2018)
Since Vietnam joined the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), it has promoted its role and sought opportunities to penetrate ASEAN markets.
Vietnam, Australia rejoice over thriving strategic partnership (Thursday, November 8,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Chief Minister of the Northern Territory of Australia Michael Gunner have noted with joy the achievements in the Vietnam-Australia strategic partnership in recent times, especially in politics, defence, trade, education, and agriculture.
HCM City welcomes Dutch water businesses (Wednesday, November 7,2018)
Ho Chi Minh City welcomes Dutch businesses, especially those in water management which is of the Netherlands’ strength, stated Tran Vinh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee while meeting Henk Ovink, Dutch Special Envoy for International Water Affairs on November 6.
Germany willing to support Vietnam in wind power development (Wednesday, November 7,2018)
German businesses are ready to cooperate with and support Vietnam in developing wind power as the country boasts huge potential for renewable energy, including wind energy.
Canada makes final say on anti-dumping probe into cold-rolled steel (Wednesday, November 7,2018)
Cold-rolled steel imported from China, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam is being unfairly subsidised and dumped in Candida, according to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
PM talks with leading Chinese groups (Monday, November 5,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 4 hosted a talk with representatives of a number of leading Chinese groups operating in the fields of agriculture, finance, banking, construction, transport, energy and distribution.
Vietnam considers relationship with China one of top priorities: PM (Monday, November 5,2018)
Vietnam always attaches importance to developing the friendly, stable, healthy and sustainable relationship with China, considering this one of the top priorities in the country’s foreign policy, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
French media highlight Prime Minister’s visit to Vietnam (Monday, November 5,2018)
The French media highlighted the first working day of Prime Minister Edouard Philippe during his Vietnam visit from November 2-4, with a number of economic contracts signed.
Local businesses advised to capitalize on FTAs (Friday, November 2,2018)
Despite its involvement in numerous Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and new-generation FTAs, Vietnam has yet to take full advantage of incentives and opportunities it receives from its participation in FTAs.
French Prime Minister begins official visit to Vietnam (Friday, November 2,2018)
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on November 2 begins his three-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam values traditional ties with Germany: official (Friday, November 2,2018)
Vietnam attaches importance to the traditional relationship with Germany and wishes to further enhance bilateral collaboration, especially in economy and trade.
FLEGT-VPA to fuel Vietnam’s wood export to global markets (Thursday, November 1,2018)
Vietnam’s signing of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT-VPA) with the European Union (EU) will help the country boost wood product exports to not only the EU but also many other markets, according to an official.
Vietnam slides one place in WB Group’s Doing Business 2019 (Thursday, November 1,2018)
Vietnam slipped one notch from the 68th to 69th place out of 190 economies in the World Bank Group’s Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform report, released on October 31.
Australia pledges support to female entrepreneurs in Vietnam (Thursday, November 1,2018)
Karen Lanyon, Australian consul general in Ho Chi Minh City, shares with VIR the various programmes that Australia is rolling out to help Vietnamese businesswomen.
Cuban President of State Council to visit Vietnam in November (Wednesday, October 31,2018)
President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Miguel Diaz Canel Bermudez will pay an official visit to Vietnam from November 8-11, Director General of Bilateral Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Emilio Lozada told a special press conference on October 29.
Bright prospects for Vietnam-Japan economic ties (Wednesday, October 31,2018)
Thriving economic cooperation has been a highlight of the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership, with bilateral trade value growing steadily towards a more balanced relationship in recent years.
Huge potential for broader Vietnam-Russia cooperation (Wednesday, October 31,2018)
The cooperation was reviewed at the 21st session of the Vietnam-Russia Intergovernmental Committee for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technological Cooperation held in Moscow on October 29 as part of the ongoing visit to Russia by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung over October 28-31.
Trans-Pacific trade deal to come into force at the end of 2018, New Zealand says (Wednesday, October 31,2018)
A landmark 11-member deal that will slash tariffs across much of the Asia-Pacific will come into force at the end of December, New Zealand said on Wednesday, a rare bright spot for global commerce as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies.
‘Ireland needs to get to grips with free-trade agreements’ (Wednesday, October 31,2018)
Ireland needs to get to grips with free-trade agreements if it is to supply markets like south-east Asia and compete with powerhouses of the industry and near-neighbours to the region like Australia and New Zealand.
US moves to negotiate trade deals with Japan, UK, EU (Wednesday, October 31,2018)
The US has said it intends to negotiate three separate trade agreements with Japan, the UK and the EU. It could take several months before the negotiations begin, it said.
Japan's Abe says would welcome Britain to TPP, reports Financial Times (Wednesday, October 31,2018)
Japan would welcome Britain “with open arms” into a Trans Pacific trade pact, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the Financial Times yesterday.
US likely to approve Vietnamese tra fish compatibility: VASEP (Tuesday, October 30,2018)
Vietnamese tra fish quality compatibility may be approved by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) under the U.S. Department of Agriculture, though an official announcement has yet to be released, according to Truong Dinh Hoe, VASEP general secretary.
EVFTA expected to bring US$3.2 billion in benefits to Vietnam: experts (Tuesday, October 30,2018)
The free trade agreement between Vietnam and the EU (EVFTA) is expected to bring US$3.2 billion worth of benefits to Vietnam in 2020, while helping the Southeast Asian nation expand export markets and engage deeper into the global value chain, said experts.