Vietnam, Indonesia step up trade and investment (Friday, October 12,2018)
The relationship between Vietnam and Indonesia has recorded many remarkable achievements in recent times as Indonesia has become an important trading partner to Vietnam with more than 70 investment projects capitalized at over US$500 million and last year’s bilateral trade turnover reaching US$6.5 billion.
ASEAN ministers to adopt 23 action plans for agriculture and forestry development (Friday, October 12,2018)
The ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) are expected to approve 23 new action plans and documents in the fields of agriculture and forestry at the 40th annual AMAF meeting which opened in Hanoi on October 11.
EVFTA has positive impact on Vietnam’s economy: European firms (Wednesday, October 10,2018)
The business members of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) are optimistic about the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)’s impacts on Vietnamese economy, with nearly 80% predicting a rosy future.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends Mekong-Japan business forum (Wednesday, October 10,2018)
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders of other Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries attended the Mekong-Japan Business Forum held in Tokyo on October 9 with the participation of about 600 enterprises from the GMS nations and Japan.
Vietnam ready to support cooperation with Eurasian parliaments: NA Chairwoman (Wednesday, October 10,2018)
Vietnam is ready to support cooperation with parliaments of Eurasian countries, share experience and information to help each other cope with global challenges, contributing to ensuring peace, security and prosperity in the world, said Chairwoman of the country’s National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
PM pledges to improve business climate for Japanese investors (Tuesday, October 9,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that Vietnam vows to create the best business environment for Japanese enterprises and urged them to expand activities in the country and increase connections with local firms.
European firms support EU-Vietnam FTA signing (Tuesday, October 9,2018)
European businesses expressed their support for the signing and ratification of a free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam (EVFTA) at a conference on October 8.
PM Phuc attends 10th Mekong-Japan Summit (Tuesday, October 9,2018)
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined leaders of Japan and the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries at the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit that opened in Tokyo on October 9.
Vietnam plays important role in Mekong-Japan cooperation mechanism (Monday, October 8,2018)
Vietnam has participated proactively and made significant contributions to the Mekong-Japan cooperation mechanism, which was set up ten years ago by Japan and five Mekong nations of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Dong Nai province determined to remove bottlenecks for RoK firms (Monday, October 8,2018)
It is Dong Nai province’s stance to go along with enterprises, and authorities will create the best conditions for them to do business in a stable and long-term manner, a leading official of the province has stated.
Vietnam-Korea Design Centre debuts in Hanoi (Monday, October 8,2018)
On October 5, the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) in collaboration with the Korean Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP), the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of Korea inaugurated the Vietnam-Korea Design Centre at 17 Yet Kieu street, Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes foreign investors (Thursday, October 4,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted separate receptions in Hanoi on October 3 for Youn Chul Kim, President of Hanwha Techwin, and Spencer Damian White, Managing Director of Delta Offshore Energy Pte Ltd.
Resolving the disparity in FDI attraction (Wednesday, October 3,2018)
There is a disconcerting disparity between the FDI performance of the cities and provinces of Vietnam, which is a major issue to be solved by the nation's future FDI strategy.
US commits to respecting Vietnam’s development path (Wednesday, October 3,2018)
US officials have reiterated the US’s policy of respecting independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity, political system and development path of Vietnam during recent meetings with Vietnamese officials, said a Vietnamese diplomat.
30-year FDI attraction: shifting focus onto quality (Wednesday, October 3,2018)
Leading destinations for the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) such as Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai, Binh Duong and Ba Ria-Vung Tau provinces, have been shifting their focus to investment quality after 30 years attracting foreign capital.
Hanoi to host int’l precision engineering, machine tools expo (Monday, October 1,2018)
As many as 165 companies from 15 countries and territories will participate in the 6th International Precision Engineering, Machine Tools and Metalworking Exhibition & Conference (MTA HANOI 2018), scheduled to take place in the city from October 16-18.
Vietnam Business Coalition for Women Empowerment launched (Monday, October 1,2018)
Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Craig Chittick launched the Vietnam Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (VBCWE), a coalition of large employers committed to ensuring gender equality within their businesses and beyond.
Da Nang seeks to bolster relations with South Africa (Monday, October 1,2018)
Officials of the Da Nang municipal Party Committee recently had a working visit to South Africa to popularise the central city’s images and promote trade, investment and cooperation.
Trump credits tariffs for his USMCA free trade deal (Monday, October 1,2018)
Donald Trump just reached the biggest free-trade deal in his administration, the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Australia gives CHF 130,000 to help poorest members use trade to achieve sustainable growth (Sunday, September 30,2018)
Australia is contributing CHF 130,000 (AUD 177,000) to WTO programmes aimed at helping developing countries, and in particular least-developed countries (LDCs), enhance their trading capacities and build resilience to natural disasters.
Canada and US reach trade deal to replace NAFTA (Sunday, September 30,2018)
The United States and Canada agreed to a deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement shortly before a midnight deadline.
China, Mauritius set to sign free trade agreement (Sunday, September 30,2018)
China and Mauritius are preparing for the final signing of a bilateral free trade agreement after concluding months-long negotiations Sunday, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).
Companies benefit from free trade agreement between Switzerland and China (Sunday, September 30,2018)
Since 1 July 2014, Switzerland has been the only continental European country to have signed a comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) with China. In the FTA’s fifth year, the University of St.Gallen, the Chinese University of International Business and Economics, and the Nanjing University have joined forces to analyse its economic impact for the first time.
Vietnam co-chairs ASEAN-GCC Ministerial Meeting (Friday, September 28,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and his Kuwaiti counterpart Sabah Al Khalid Al Sabah on September 27 co-chaired the Meeting of Foreign Ministers of ASEAN and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on the sidelines of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
Indonesia ends anti-dumping investigation on Vietnamese steel sheet (Friday, September 28,2018)
The Indonesian Anti-Dumping Committee (KADI) has announced to terminate an anti-dumping investigation on colour-coated steel sheet products imported from China and Vietnam.
Vietnam an important market, says US pork industry (Thursday, September 27,2018)
Vietnam is an important market, the US National Pork Board has said.
Int’l textile-garment, footwear fairs slated for November (Thursday, September 27,2018)
A series of international trade fairs for the garments and textiles, as well as footwear sectors are scheduled to take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on November 21-24.
Productivity Improvement takes centre stage at policy dialogue (Thursday, September 27,2018)
A Policy Dialogue on Productivity Improvement for Vietnam was held in Hanoi on September 26 to discuss the new findings of labour productivity measurement in Vietnam and hear proposals for recommendations and policies to increase labour productivity on a sustainable basis.
PM highlights Vietnam’s multilateral diplomacy (Tuesday, September 25,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted the role and importance of multilateral diplomacy to Vietnam’s development, as well as the country’s important contributions to the United Nations’ common tasks, during a recent interview granted to the media.
Conference to review 30 years of FDI attraction in Vietnam (Tuesday, September 25,2018)
A conference will be held on October 4 to look back on the last 30 years of Vietnam’s efforts to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.