Vietnam - EU Free Trade Agreement ratification expedited (Monday, October 2,2017)
Some pending issues around the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement are being settled to ensure that the deal will be ratified early next year.
Vietnam, China seek measures to balance trade (Saturday, September 30,2017)
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh and his Chinese counterpart Gao Yan co-chaired the 10th meeting of the Vietnam-China Committee for Economic and Trade Cooperation in Hanoi, focusing on measures to reduce Vietnam’s trade deficit with China.
Directions for the development of northeastern Thailand (Saturday, September 30,2017)
Northeastern Thailand will be developed as the economic hub of the Greater Mekong Subregion.
Vietnamese, Mozambique firms seek closer partnership (Friday, September 29,2017)
More than 100 representatives of Vietnamese, Mozambican and Swazi enterprises have gathered at a recent meeting in Maputo to seek closer partnership, especially in import-export, mining, agro-forestry product processing, telecommunications and civil construction.
Local businesses encounter difficulties seeking entry to RoK market (Friday, September 29,2017)
A Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) took effect in December 2015. However, Vietnamese businesses are finding it more and more difficult to penetrate the market as the RoK tightens up on rules and regulations.
Chinese tourists top list of foreign visitors to Vietnam (Friday, September 29,2017)
Chinese and Korean tourists have continued to take the lead in the number of foreign visitors to Vietnam. During the first nine months of the year Vietnam had over 2.9 million arrivals, surpassing last year’s figure, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
Kenya desires stronger cooperation with Vietnam (Friday, September 29,2017)
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya has expressed his nation's wish to augment cooperation with Vietnam for mutual benefit at a reception in Nairobi on September 26 for Vietnamese Ambassador to Tanzania and Kenya Nguyen Kim Doanh who came to present credentials.
President: Vietnam ready to bridge Bulgaria-ASEAN relations (Friday, September 29,2017)
Vietnam is willing to serve as a bridge to support Bulgaria and the EU in enhancing relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its member nations.
HCM City seeks multifaceted experience from Netherlands (Thursday, September 28,2017)
A delegation from Ho Chi Minh City, led by Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem, has been on a working visit to the Netherlands.
Vietbuild 2017 attracts more than 900 exhibitors (Thursday, September 28,2017)
More than 900 real estate, architecture and interior and exterior decoration companies showcased their latest products at the Vietbuild International Exhibition that opened today (September 27) at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City.
Dien Bien cooperates with northern Lao provinces to develop agriculture (Thursday, September 28,2017)
A delegation from the Lao Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry visited the north-western province of Dien Bien from September 24-27 to share experience in encouraging agricultural expansion and increase values of farm produce.
Sustainable agriculture development in ASEAN integration (Thursday, September 28,2017)
Improving the quality of agricultural products, ensuring farmers’ interests, and sustainably developing agriculture in ASEAN topped the agenda of a just- concluded international conference in Hanoi.
Canada's trade deal with the EU will form the basis for Britain's Brexit deal (Wednesday, September 27,2017)
Theresa May will pledge to use a trade deal already agreed by the European Union and Canada as a basis for a new bilateral arrangement after Brexit.
Korea - U.S. FTA is a good deal for agriculture (Wednesday, September 27,2017)
When the United States and South Korea reached an agreement on preferential trade terms back in 2007, neither country knew that the global economy was about to look very different from the previous few years.
City firms urge free trade agreement for financial services after Brexit (Wednesday, September 27,2017)
London and Frankfurt will lose out to New York and Singapore unless a free trade deal on financial services after Brexit is agreed, according to leading City businesses.
ADB: Vietnamese economy continues to perform well (Wednesday, September 27,2017)
Vietnam’s economy continues to perform well despite several setbacks, said the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its Asian Development Outlook Update (ADOU) 2017 report launched in Hanoi on September 26.
Republic of Korea remains Vietnam’s top investor (Wednesday, September 27,2017)
The Republic of Korea (RoK) remained Vietnam’s No.1 investor during the January 1-September 20 period, with total investment of 6.31 billion USD, accounting for 24.7 percent of total foreign direct investment (FDI) Vietnam has attracted in the time, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Cotton Day connects Vietnam, US firm (Wednesday, September 27,2017)
The Vietnam Textile & Apparel Association (VITAS) and the US Cotton Council International (CCI) recently held the Cotton Day in Ho Chi Minh City to help Vietnamese apparel businesses to approach the US market.
Senior leaders host Hungarian PM (Tuesday, September 26,2017)
Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong, President Tran Dai Quang and National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on September 25 hosted separate receptions for the visiting Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, in Hanoi.
Vietnam, Hungarian businesses seek cooperation opportunities (Tuesday, September 26,2017)
Vietnamese and Hungarian businesses had a chance to step up their cooperation in such areas as information-technology and high-tech agriculture at a forum in Hanoi on September 25.
Industry Minister: EEC crucial to transitioning to Thailand 4.0 agenda (Tuesday, September 26,2017)
According to the Industry Minister, one of the key Special Economic Zones, the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), is crucial in transitioning from the current economic model to Thailand 4.0.
Vietnam, Hungary issue joint statement (Tuesday, September 26,2017)
Vietnam and Hungary have issued a joint statement on the occasion of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s official visit to Vietnam from September 24-26.
PM pledges favorable conditions for US investors (Tuesday, September 26,2017)
The Vietnamese Government always creates favourable conditions for foreign investors, including those from the US, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a reception for President of the US’s Harbinger Capital Partners LLC Philip Falcone in Hanoi on September 25.
Vietnam, Hungary seek ways to further all-around cooperation (Tuesday, September 26,2017)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban have discussed a score of measures to promote comprehensive cooperation between the two nations.
Vietnam, India cooperate in shipbuilding (Tuesday, September 26,2017)
Cooperation in shipbuilding between Vietnam and India was the focus of discussion at a workshop jointly hosted by the Ministry of National Defence, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Embassy of India in Vietnam in the northern port city of Hai Phong on September 25.
Hau Giang to experiment RoK bio-products on rice (Monday, September 25,2017)
The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang will cooperate with the Republic of Korea (RoK) in experimenting bio-products on rice at the province’s hi-tech agriculture zone.
Vietnamese dragon fruit on Australian shelves (Monday, September 25,2017)
Vietnamese dragon fruit went up for sale at Australian grocery stores from September 24 after nine years of negotiations, following lychees and mangoes.
Workshop promotes Vietnam - Russia trade ties (Monday, September 25,2017)
The Russian Centre for Sciences and Culture of the Embassy of Russia in Vietnam and the Saint Petersburg State University jointly organised a workshop to promote trade ties between Vietnam and Russia in Hanoi on September 22.
Vietnam auto demand catches up with regional countries: FTCR (Monday, September 25,2017)
An increasing proportion of Vietnamese plan to buy a car in the last six months of 2017, catching up with other ASEAN countries, according to the quarterly Financial Times Confidential Research (FTCR) ASEAN Auto Purchase Index that measured the six-month outlook for car sales among urban consumers
HCM City to host int’l property, architecture expo (Monday, September 25,2017)
Real estate, architecture and interior and exterior decoration companies will showcase their latest products at Vietbuild International Exhibition to be held in HCM City from September 27 to October 1.