Shoes & Leather Vietnam expos features 700 exhibitors (Thursday, July 12,2018)
Over 700 leather and shoe exhibitors from Vietnam and 26 countries and territories worldwide will be displaying their products at two exhibitions on leather, footwear, and the sewing machine industry, which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 11.
Timber sector asked to closely track US-China trade war (Wednesday, July 11,2018)
The Vietnam Timber and Forest Production Association (VIFORES) has called on the forestry industry to keep a close eye on US-China trade war developments in order to be able to respond quickly.
Ambassador highlights good results in Vietnam-Cambodia economic ties (Wednesday, July 11,2018)
Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh emphasised the goods results of the bilateral economic cooperation in an article published on the Khmer Times newspaper on July 10.
Vietnam, RoK see bright prospects in textiles partnership (Wednesday, July 11,2018)
Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have secured successful outcomes in the textiles sector based on their establishment of a cooperative system that supplements one another with technology and human resources.
HCM City meets Korean firms to tackle customs bottleneck (Wednesday, July 11,2018)
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Customs held a dialogue with over 150 businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) on July 10 with a view to facilitating customs clearance at local ports of entry.
Preparations for World Economic Forum on ASEAN reviewed (Monday, July 9,2018)
Permanent Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son chaired the third meeting of the organising committee for the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 (WEF ASEAN 2018) in Hanoi on July 6 to review preparations for the event.
Party chief receives US Secretary of State (Monday, July 9,2018)
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on July 8.
Can Tho steps up economic reform for better global integration (Monday, July 9,2018)
Economic reform, in companion with renewing growth model to improve productivity and competitiveness capacity, is a top priority of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to realize the goal of global economic integration and sustainable development.
Japan becomes second country to ratify CPTPP (Sunday, July 8,2018)
Japan became the second country to ratify the Comprehensive & Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on July 6, which could be implemented in early 2019 after six of the 11 countries that signed the agreement have ratified it. This development comes on the same day the U.S. and China escalated a trade war that has already imposed harm on U.S. growers, potentially compounding the difficult economic conditions further.
Chile – Vietnam’s important Latin American partner: Deputy PM (Friday, July 6,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has affirmed that Chile is a leading important partner in Latin America of Vietnam during his official visit to the country, which began on July 4.
Seminar talks export of farm produce, seafood export to Middle East, Africa (Friday, July 6,2018)
The Foreign Ministry held a seminar in Hanoi on July 5 on external relations and the export of farm produce and aquatic products to the Middle East and Africa.
US Secretary of State to make first visit to Vietnam (Friday, July 6,2018)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Vietnam on July 8-9 to boost the comprehensive partnership between the two countries, especially in the key areas of politics, diplomacy, economy, trade, investment, defence, security, and in addressing the aftermath of the war.
Window of Hope Towards ASEAN Economic Integration (Friday, July 6,2018)
Conceived in 2003, the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) is a digital platform that aims to connect and integrate national single windows across ASEAN. Through the exchange of documents digitally, customs clearance will ideally be simplified and expedited.
Da Nang works to lure more RoK investors, tourists (Thursday, July 5,2018)
Da Nang is prepared to create favourable conditions for the Republic of Korea (RoK) to build a consulate office in the city while attracting Korean investors and tourists.
Mozambique asks for Vietnam’s continued help in agriculture (Thursday, July 5,2018)
Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario has asked for continued help from Vietnam in the fields of agriculture, health care and education following fruitful outcomes of joint projects.
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).
EU supports ASEAN talks on trade facilitation (Thursday, July 5,2018)
The first ARISE Plus Roundtable Discussion on Trade Facilitation took place on 3 July 2018 in Singapore at the margins of the meeting of the ASEAN Trade Facilitation Joint Consultative Committee.
Investors’ ability to sue the Government under CPTPP (Thursday, July 5,2018)
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) was signed in March 2018 in Santiago, Chile by 11 of the 12 original Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. The United States formally withdrew from the TPP in January 2017, and so is not a member of CPTPP.
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.