Vietnam targets US, EU investors in new-generation FDI strategy (Wednesday, May 2,2018)
Vietnam, which is drafting a strategy on foreign direct investments (FDI) to 2030, has been advised to lure more investors from the US and the EU to diversify FDI capital sources.
Senior officials review preparations for ASEAN Summit in Singapore (Friday, April 27,2018)
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung attended a meeting in Singapore on April 26 to review preparations for the 32nd ASEAN Summit which will take place in the island country on April 27 and 28.
Vietnamese PM meets with scientists, intellectuals in Singapore (Friday, April 27,2018)
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 26 had a meeting with scientists and intellectuals in Singapore to learn about their experience in applying advanced technologies in building a constructive government as part of his official visit to the country.
HCM City hopes for Ukraine's engagement in urban development (Friday, April 27,2018)
Ho Chi Minh City welcomes foreign businesses, including those from Ukraine, to engage in the city’s urban building and development, said a municipal official.
PM urges strong changes in Vietnam-Singapore economic partnership (Friday, April 27,2018)
Vietnam and Singapore need to work for bigger strides in economic, trade and investment cooperation, making it on par with bilateral political ties, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam, Singapore issue Joint Statement (Thursday, April 26,2018)
Vietnam and Singapore issued a Joint Statement on the occasion of the official visit to Singapore by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from April 25-27.
Singapore holds welcome ceremony for PM Phuc (Thursday, April 26,2018)
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife hosted an official welcome ceremony for Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his wife and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam at the Istana Palace on April 25 afternoon.
Workshop on Vietnam’s economic matters held in Poland (Thursday, April 26,2018)
Vietnam’s economic development and opportunities generated by the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) were discussed at a recent workshop in Poland’s Vacsava capital city.
PM leaves for Singapore official visit, ASEAN Summit participation (Thursday, April 26,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his wife left Hanoi on April 25 for an official visit to Singapore and participation in the 32nd ASEAN Summit.
Asian-Pacific, Vietnamese businesses explore potential (Tuesday, April 24,2018)
An official from the Confederation of Asia Pacific Chambers of Commerce & Industry (CACCI) has said Vietnamese businesses have big trade potentials.
Hanoi welcomes Swedish investors (Tuesday, April 24,2018)
Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy received a visiting Swedish business delegation on April 23 to discuss cooperation potential across fields.
ASEAN Summit looks to build resilient, innovative community (Tuesday, April 24,2018)
The 32nd ASEAN Summit will take place on April 27-28 in Singapore under the theme of “Building a Resilient and Innovative ASEAN”, with the participation of leaders of the 10 ASEAN member states.
Vietnam, Egypt show determination to effectively realize trade deals (Tuesday, April 24,2018)
Vietnam and Egypt have pledged to escalate the implementation of agreements reached by the two countries’ leaders to increase bilateral trade turnover on a par with potential and strength of each nation.
Vietnam, China look for stronger trade ties (Monday, April 23,2018)
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has suggested China’s Guangxi consider building a cooperation agreement with Vietnam in the domains of economics, trade, industry and investment, thus further promoting partnerships among the two countries’ enterprises.
WTO hosts forum to exchange views on trade challenges from certificates of origin (Sunday, April 22,2018)
WTO members met with representatives from the public and private sector on 18 April to discuss the challenges faced by exporters in complying with requirements related to the certification of origin. The information session at WTO headquarters is part of an outreach effort with business, academics and other international bodies to gain a better understanding of problems or difficulties and identify concrete solutions.
WTO members discuss ways of improving the transparency of regional trade agreements (Sunday, April 22,2018)
WTO members discussed how to improve work on enhancing the transparency of regional trade agreements (RTAs) at a meeting of the Committee on RTAs on 19-20 April at the WTO. They reviewed five RTAs covering countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. The new chair of the committee, Ambassador Julian Braithwaite of the United Kingdom, presided at this first committee meeting of 2018
WTO members appoint new chair of services negotiations (Sunday, April 22,2018)
Ambassador Zhanar Aitzhanova of Kazahkstan has taken over as chair of the WTO services negotiations. Her appointment was confirmed at a meeting of the WTO’s Council for Trade in Services in Special Session on 19 April.
Can ASEAN Economic Integration Succeed? (Sunday, April 22,2018)
The ASEAN Economic Community holds promise – but it also presents challenges to the group’s policy of noninterference.
DHL aims to link Indian businesses with ASEAN economic community (Sunday, April 22,2018)
Global logistics group Deutsche Post DHL Group is working to link Indian companies with businesses in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) to strengthen India’s economic relations with Southeast Asian markets. “India is a key market for us. We will help our clients there to work their way into the AEC, which will in turn be a springboard to the Far East markets in line with New Delhi’s ‘Act East’ policy,” said Alfred Goh, President, Global Fast Growing Enterprise and Regional Head, Customer Solutions and Innovation Asia Pacific, DHL.
CPTPP and Leadership in the Global Trade System (Sunday, April 22,2018)
How effective will the CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership) ̶ one of the world’s largest trade agreements ̶ be with the absence of the United States and China?
Ratification of CPTPP trade deal up in the air (Sunday, April 22,2018)
Almost a month has passed since Canada ratified the CPTPP trade deal and there’s no sign yet that the government is ready to introduce implementing legislation to approve Canada’s participation in the Pacific trade pact.
Pakistan hopes to sign FTA-II with China in May (Sunday, April 22,2018)
Pakistan on Monday hoped to sign Free Trade Agreement (FTA) phase II with China in next month (May) during the visit of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to China that would increase the bilateral trade. Secretary Commerce Mohammad Younus Dagha Monday expressed satisfaction over the progress on the FTA phase II.
Jordan, Turkey to renegotiate suspended FTA (Sunday, April 22,2018)
Turkish authorities are ready to look into Jordan’s conditions to reactivate the suspended free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries, Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Yarub Qudah said Tuesday.
EU, Mexico reach 'agreement in principle' on free-trade deal (Sunday, April 22,2018)
The EU and Mexico said Saturday they had reached an "agreement in principle" to modernise a free-trade deal sealed in 2000 between Brussels and the Latin American country.
WTO members urged to break impasse in farm trade talks (Sunday, April 22,2018)
Every effort should be made by WTO members — particularly the leading trading nations — to break the impasse in the negotiations on agriculture and work collaboratively to achieve positive results, which would help reduce current tensions in the multilateral trading system, Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff said on 20 April. DDG Wolff delivered his remarks at the China Agricultural Outlook Conference in Beijing.
Meeting looks to increase Japanese presence in Mekong Delta (Thursday, April 19,2018)
A conference took place in Can Tho city on April 18 to connect Japanese partners with the Mekong Delta, where the presence of foreign businesses, including Japanese ones, is still modest compared to other regions of Vietnam.
Myanmar State Counsellor begins official visit to Vietnam (Thursday, April 19,2018)
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi began her two-day official visit to Vietnam on April 19 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Third wave of RoK investment begins rolling into Vietnam (Thursday, April 19,2018)
There has been a third strong wave of investment from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam especially after the two countries reached agreements and signed cooperation documents during the recent visit of RoK President Moon Jae In to the country.
Vietnamese, Taiwanese businesses seek trade opportunities (Wednesday, April 18,2018)
Businesses from Vietnam and Chinese Taiwan see opportunities to boost the two sides’ trade value as there are potential fields for them to explore.
Dialogue talks Vietnam – Iran business opportunities (Wednesday, April 18,2018)
A Vietnam – Iran business dialogue took place in Hanoi on April 17 to discuss business opportunities between the two countries.