Drastic solutions taken to address EC’s warning of IUU fishing (Thursday, July 5,2018)
Vietnam’s fishing sector will employ drastic solutions to deal with the European Commission (EC)’s warning of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing during the second half of this year, said an official of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam-Laos trade fair opens in Vientiane (Tuesday, July 3,2018)
More than 140 businesses are taking part in the Vietnam-Laos trade fair in Vientiane from June 28 to July 2 to promote the bilateral friendship, cooperation and development.
Vietnam attends largest food, beverage fair in North America (Tuesday, July 3,2018)
Vietnamese food and beverages are attracting huge attention from visitors to the largest specialty food industry event in North America held in New York from June 30 to July 2.
ASEAN, New Zealand step up result-oriented cooperation (Tuesday, July 3,2018)
The sixth ASEAN-New Zealand Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, on July 2, according to the Vietnamese delegation to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue wraps up US visit (Monday, July 2,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on June 30 visited Omni Parker House where late President Ho Chi Minh worked from 1911-1913 during his journey to seek a way for national liberation as part of his working visit to the US.
Programme promotes Vietnam localities in Italy (Monday, July 2,2018)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Vietnam in Italy have recently held a programme namely “Vietnam Provincial Roadshow in Italy” as part of activities to celebrate the 45th founding anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties and fifth anniversary of the bilateral strategic partnership.
Vietnam attends regional ministerial meeting in Japan (Monday, July 2,2018)
A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh attended the fifth Inter-sessional Ministerial Meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which opened in Tokyo on July 1.
Minister proposes Vietnam-Japan cooperation programme on CPTPP (Monday, July 2,2018)
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has proposed building a cooperation programme between the Vietnamese and Japanese Governments to effectively enforce the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Vietnam, RoK step up technological application in garment (Friday, June 29,2018)
Garment and textile businesses from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) discussed the use of technology in their sector at a garment technology conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27.
Deputy PM updates US firms on Vietnam’s economic policies (Friday, June 29,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue met with US enterprises during his visit to the US from June 25-27 to introduce Vietnam’s external and macro-economic policies, economic reform and investment attraction mechanisms.
US asked to facilitate Vietnam’s farm produce and seafood exports (Friday, June 29,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue urged the US to facilitate the export of Vietnamese agricultural and seafood products to its market at a June 6 meeting with Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky during his visit to the US from June 25-27.
Legal review for Vietnam-EU FTA concludes (Wednesday, June 27,2018)
Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have finished the legal review process for their free trade agreement (FTA) and reached agreement on the entire of the bilateral investment protection deal, announced Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom.
EC’s yellow card warning – big chance for fisheries sector’s restructuring (Wednesday, June 27,2018)
Although the European Commission (EC)’s issuance of a yellow card warning has caused certain difficulties for fisheries businesses and fishermen of Vietnam, many experts said this is a chance for the country to restructure its fisheries sector.
IMF helps with public investment management assessment (Wednesday, June 27,2018)
A training conference on Public Investment Management Assessment (PIMA), which was developed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), took place in Hanoi on June 26.
Over 120 businesses, units to participate in Vietnam-Laos Trade Fair (Tuesday, June 26,2018)
More than 120 businesses and units of Vietnam and Laos will display their products at the Vietnam-Laos Trade Fair 2018 in Vientiane from June 28- July 2, according to a press conference held by the two countries’ ministries of industry and trade and ministries of defence on June 25.
Ambassador Vinh’s contributions to US-Vietnam ties praised (Monday, June 25,2018)
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh has had a recent meeting with US officials to compare notes on bilateral relations, where the Vietnamese diplomat won plaudits from US officials for his contributions to the development of the two countries’ ties.
US steel producers request probe into Vietnamese products (Monday, June 25,2018)
Some US steel producers have lodged a request to the Department of Commerce (DOC) to ask for investigations into and application of preventive measures against the avoidance of paying anti-dumping tax and anti-subsidy tax on corrosion-resistant carbon steel imported from Vietnam.
Ha Long city to host 10th international cashew nut conference (Monday, June 25,2018)
The 10th Vinacas Golden Cashew Rendezvous will take place in Ha Long city, the northeastern province of Quang Ninh, in October, according to the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas).
Russian products to become popular in Vietnam (Friday, June 22,2018)
More and more Russian agricultural products are finding their way into the Vietnamese market, according to the Russian Export Centre in Vietnam.
Vietnam, Azerbaijan holds second inter-governmental committee meeting (Friday, June 22,2018)
Vietnam and Azerbaijan agreed to maintain meetings of their Inter-Governmental Committee for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technological Cooperation to bolster bilateral collaboration.
New RoK rules bring challenge, opportunity to Vietnam’s farm produce (Friday, June 22,2018)
The full introduction of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s positive list system (PLS) for agricultural chemical residues in foods is not only a challenge for Vietnam’s farm produce but also an opportunity for the country to improve its product quality to access tougher markets.
Hanoi, Frankfurt to set up twinning ties (Friday, June 22,2018)
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and Mayor of Frankfurt Peter Feldmann have agreed to establish a twin city partnership between the two cities during a recent meeting.
Vietnam businesses attend manufacturing expo in Japan (Thursday, June 21,2018)
Thirty-two Vietnamese businesses operating in the field of mechanical manufacturing and supporting industries have participated in the 22nd Mechanical Components & Materials Technology Expo (M-Tech 2018) that opened in Tokyo, Japan, on June 20.
Vietnam, RoK foster business connection (Wednesday, June 20,2018)
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)’s Ho Chi Minh City branch on June 19 organised a conference to promote link between enterprises from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Vietnam promotes trade, investment in Algeria (Wednesday, June 20,2018)
The Vietnamese Embassy in Algeria has held a three-day trade and investment promotion programme in Algeria’s western province of Mostaganem, a locality with strength of tourism, maritime services and agriculture.
Vietnam-EAEU FTA produces positive outcomes (Tuesday, June 19,2018)
Officials of Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) lauded the upbeat outcomes brought about by the EAEU – Vietnam free trade agreement (EAEU – Vietnam FTA) in more than one year and a half since it took effect.
HCM City to carry out int’l credit confidence assessment project (Tuesday, June 19,2018)
Ho Chi Minh City pays attention to a project assessing its international credit confidence and hopes that it will help raise the city’s position and prestige and expand financial resources to serve its development.
Vietnam, Japan examines ways to promote CPTPP (Tuesday, June 19,2018)
Vietnamese and Japanese members of parliament have discussed ways to promote the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and strengthen exchanges between the two countries’ parliamentarians at all levels.
Lanna Expo 2018 to kick off in Chiang Mai next week (Monday, June 18,2018)
Upper northern provinces will organize Lanna Expo 2018 in Chiang Mai next week in bid to promote the region's trade and investment.
Australia a land of opportunity for Vietnamese wood (Monday, June 18,2018)
Vietnam’s wood enterprises have plenty of opportunity to bolster their exports to the Australian market due to its increasing import demands, favourable geographic position and preferences brought by free trade agreements (FTAs).