Electrical technology & equipment exhibition to kick off in HCM City (Tuesday, July 17,2018)
The 11th International Exhibition on Electrical Technology & Equipment (Vietnam ETE 2018) and the 8th International Exhibition on Products, Technologies of Energy Saving & Green Power 2018 (Enertec Expo 2018) will simultaneously opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 18.
US-China trade war set to up FDI flow into Vietnam (Tuesday, July 17,2018)
The US-China trade friction is expected to help boost foreign direct investment in Vietnam, fast-tracking an already strong trend of foreign firms veering away from China, where rising costs are worrying investors.
Vietnam, Angola boost trade and investment links (Tuesday, July 17,2018)
The Angolan Embassy in Vietnam and the Centre of Economic Training, Advice & Information and Vietnamese Traders Club have recently held a Vietnam-Angola trade and investment promotion conference.
Vietnam will overcome US-China trade war influences: Minister (Monday, July 16,2018)
As a country engaged in the development of the global value chain, Vietnam is likely to be affected by the US-China trade war, stated Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
Cautious Nigeria agrees to sign African continental free-trade agreement (Monday, July 16,2018)
Nigeria would soon sign up to an African continental free-trade agreement, President Muhammadu Buhari said.
South Africa signs free trade agreement with AU (Monday, July 16,2018)
South Africa has signed the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement with the African Union.
PM attends Industry 4.0 Summit and Expo 2018 (Friday, July 13,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the opening ceremony for the Industry 4.0 Summit and Expo 2018 in Hanoi on July 13.
Vietnam can gain from the US-China trade war: Economist (Friday, July 13,2018)
The trade war between the US and China is causing widespread concern over possible risks posed to the global economy, including that in Vietnam. However, the conflict can bring about indirect opportunities for Vietnam if the country knows how to grab hold of the situation, according to a local economist.
APEC 2019 to prioritise digital economy, connectivity, roles for women (Friday, July 13,2018)
The digital economy and services, regional connectivity, and growth in women’s roles will be the priority topics in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Chile in 2019.
Foreign exchange rates likely to rise amidst US-China trade war (Thursday, July 12,2018)
Foreign exchange rates are likely to rise strongly due to concerns that the US-China trade war may be escalating, said Director of the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) Nguyen Duc Thanh.
US firms appreciate Vietnam’s investment environment (Thursday, July 12,2018)
Vietnam’s business environment has been improved significantly, especially the competitiveness, said US businesses from the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC).
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.