Party leader leaves Paris for state visit to Cuba (Thursday, March 29,2018)
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong left Paris on March 28 to pay a state visit to Cuba at the invitation of First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba’s Central Committee and President of the Councils of State and Ministers Raul Castro Ruz.
Vietnamese Party chief holds talks with French President (Wednesday, March 28,2018)
French President Emmanuel Macron said he wants to strengthen the strategic partnership with Vietnam while holding talks with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong in Paris on March 27.
Bright prospects for Vietnam-France relations (Wednesday, March 28,2018)
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong highlighted the bright prospects for Vietnam-France relations in his recent article published by Le Monde newspaper on the occasion of his ongoing visit to France from March 25-27.
Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong active in France (Tuesday, March 27,2018)
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong and his entourage arrived in Paris on March 26 morning, beginning the official visit to France.
Vietnam-France bilateral trade enjoys continuous growth (Tuesday, March 27,2018)
Bilateral trade between Vietnam and France have seen positive growth, with Vietnam having enjoyed continuous trade surplus since 2010, reported the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Party chief’s visit to deepen Vietnam-France strategic partnership (Monday, March 26,2018)
The official visit to France from March 25-27 by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong aims to set up relations with the new government of France, thus further deepening the strategic partnership between the two nations.
Vietnam, RoK tighten financial cooperation (Monday, March 26,2018)
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of financial innovation in Hanoi.
PM: Vietnam expects strong growth of trade with Hong Kong (Friday, March 23,2018)
Vietnam expects strong growth of two-way trade with Hong Kong in the coming time based on potential of bilateral relations, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Deputy PM: Vietnam, RoK should step up agricultural cooperation (Friday, March 23,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has hailed the effective cooperation between the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) and the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation of the Republic of Korea (NACF) over the past year, such as exchanging information and experience in developing cooperatives and human resources.
Party leader to visit France, Cuba (Thursday, March 22,2018)
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong will pay an official visit to France between March 25-27 and a state visit to Cuba from March 28-30.
Vietnam hailed as core in RoK’s New Southern Policy (Thursday, March 22,2018)
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in’s upcoming visit to Vietnam will provide momentum in seeking new emerging trade partners for the RoK in Southeast Asia.
Visits help enhance Vietnam-Belgium ties (Thursday, March 22,2018)
Vietnam and Belgium are preparing for upcoming visits, notably the Belgium visit by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in the third quarter of this year in the context of the nations celebrating the 45th anniversary of their diplomatic ties, stated newly-accredited Vietnamese Ambassador to Belgium Vu Anh Quang.
Vietnam-EAEU trade deal pushes exports to Russia (Thursday, March 22,2018)
Russia is one of the important export markets of Vietnam, especially after the Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Free Trade Agreement took effect on October 5, 2016.
DG Azevêdo tells ministers in India: This is the time to show our support for the trading system (Thursday, March 22,2018)
Director-General Roberto Azevêdo attended an informal ministerial gathering on WTO issues organised and hosted by the Indian government on 20 March in New Delhi. The Director-General outlined the challenges and opportunities facing the Organization and called on WTO members to show their political support and work together to strengthen the multilateral trading system. The meeting was attended by representatives from a wide range of WTO members, including representatives of the WTO Least-developed Countries Group, the WTO Africa Group, and the WTO Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group.
Vietnam moves closer to full global integration (Wednesday, March 21,2018)
Vietnam is integrating increasingly with the global economy, having signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) this month and discussing four other free trade agreements, the annual Economic Scenarios Conference heard in HCM City on March 20.
RoK President’s Vietnam visit expected to tighten bilateral ties (Wednesday, March 21,2018)
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in will pay a state visit to Vietnam from March 22-24, which is expected to be a chance for the two countries to further enhance their relations.
DG Azevêdo in India: Flexibility is the essential ingredient for the global trading system (Wednesday, March 21,2018)
Speaking at an event organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry in New Delhi on 19 March, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said India has always played an important role in the WTO and that a constructive approach is needed from all key WTO members to protect and strengthen the multilateral trading system.
US antidumping duties on Vietnam’s frozen fish fillets unfair: Ministry (Tuesday, March 20,2018)
Vietnam’s frozen Tra fish fillets will be subject to antidumping duties of US$2.39 – 7.74 per kilogramme from the United States, according to a US decision which the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) claimed unfair and providing unduly excessive protection.
New chapter in relations with New Zealand, Australia (Tuesday, March 20,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visits to New Zealand and Australia and his attendance at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit were successful, bringing relations between Vietnam and the two nations to a new height and raising Vietnam's international profile.
HCM City welcomes Japan’s high-quality infrastructure investment (Tuesday, March 20,2018)
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hoped that the Japanese Government and businesses will continue support and investment in the city, especially in high-quality infrastructure.
India seeks to boost cooperation with eastern nations (Monday, March 19,2018)
Measures to promote cooperation between India’s eastern and northeastern regions and eastern countries were discussed at a workshop in Odisha state, India, from March 16-18.
ProPak Vietnam 2018 to open in HCM City on March 20 (Monday, March 19,2018)
ProPak Vietnam makes a timely return for its 13th edition on March 20-22, 2018 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC), Ho Chi Minh City.
Dong Nai firms supported to tap opportunities from FTAs (Friday, March 16,2018)
The newly-signed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will take effect from 2019. It is hoped to create more opportunities for Vietnamese goods to access foreign markets.
Int’l conference discusses improving business environment (Friday, March 16,2018)
Improving the business environment and the quality of growth is the priority of the Vietnamese Government, heard an international conference on sustainably improving the business environment to strengthen economic growth in Hanoi on March 15.
Vietnam, Australia issue joint statement on establishment of Strategic Partnership (Friday, March 16,2018)
Vietnam and Australia issued a joint statement on the establishment of the Strategic Partnership on March 15 during Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Australia.
WTO and ICC announce the selection of three more ‘Small Business Champions’ proposals (Friday, March 16,2018)
The WTO and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) announced on 14 March the selection of three more proposals submitted under the ICC-WTO Small Business Champions initiative. The proposals were put forward by the Institute of Export and International Trade (UK), eBay (US), and the National Confederation of Industry (Brazil). The proposed activities, including a range of training, capacity-building initiatives and competitions for micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSMEs), will be carried out over the coming months.
VN, NZ issue joint statement on advancing comprehensive partnership (Thursday, March 15,2018)
Vietnam and New Zealand on March 13 issued a Joint Statement on advancing the comprehensive partnership toward the strategic partnership during Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to New Zealand on March 11-14.
Vietnam attends electricity exhibition Elecrama 2018 in India (Thursday, March 15,2018)
Nearly 40 Vietnamese enterprises in electricity and electronics as well as trade promotion organisations joined showcases at Elecrama 2018 at the India Expo Mart in Uttar Pradesh State of India from March 10-14.
PM Phuc arrives in Canberra, starting official visit to Australia (Thursday, March 15,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his entourage arrived in Canberra at 2 pm (local time) on March 14, to begin an official visit to Australia and attend the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit at the invitation of Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull.
African nations sign largest free trade agreement since WTO (Thursday, March 15,2018)
African leaders on Wednesday signed what is being called the largest free trade agreement since the creation of the World Trade Organization.