Vietnam, EU seek to accelerate FTA signing (Monday, December 11,2017)
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to be signed next year. The two sides are addressing remaining problems to complete the process on schedule in order to boost bilateral trade.
Seminar looks to promote labour exports to Czech Republic (Monday, December 11,2017)
Vietnam’s labourer supplying capacity and demand for foreign workers of the Czech Republic’s Karlovy Cary region were discussed at a conference held in Karlovy Vary city on December 8.
Vietnam, Taiwan seek ways to foster industrial cooperation (Monday, December 11,2017)
Vietnam and Taiwan (China) boast a lot of potential for investment cooperation in the field of industry, heard a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on December 7.
Japan, Vietnam experts talk investment in high-quality infrastructure (Friday, December 8,2017)
Experts from Japan and Vietnam shared experience and talked cooperation in investing and building infrastructure, especially transport infrastructure, in cities with fast urbanisation at a dialogue on December 7.
Special Report: Framework for Eastern Economic Corridor Project (Friday, December 8,2017)
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has chaired a meeting of the Policy Committee on the Eastern Economic Corridor project and announced that the national defense industry should be included as the 11th industrial group under the EEC project.
Vietnam-Japan Joint Initiative helps improve business climate (Friday, December 8,2017)
As many as 28 policy dialogues were held between Vietnamese and Japanese agencies involved in the sixth phase of the Vietnam-Japan Joint Initiative, which lasted from August 2016 to December 2017.
Vietnam, Cambodia to develop cashew farming area (Friday, December 8,2017)
The Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS) is working with the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to establish a cashew farming area in Cambodia that is able to produce 1 million tonnes of material cashew annually.
Vietnam pledges to facilitate Korean investment (Thursday, December 7,2017)
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has assured Vietnam’s willingness to provide the best possible conditions for the Republic of Korea (RoK) investors, saying the country pins high hope on a new wave of Korean investment into Vietnam in future.
Vietnam, Kazakhstan promote trade relations (Wednesday, December 6,2017)
Vietnam wants to promote cooperative ties with Kazakhstan in the fields of economy-trade, oil and gas, education and training, and tourism and culture, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong.
Vietnam brings variety of traditional craft creations to Italian fair (Wednesday, December 6,2017)
Some 30 Vietnamese enterprises have brought a variety of traditional handicrafts to L’Artigiano in Fiera 2017, an international craft exhibition running in Milan, Italy from December 2-10.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Japanese city Sanjo forge cooperation (Wednesday, December 6,2017)
The People’s Committee of the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau and the government of Sanjo city, Nijgata prefecture of Japan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on strengthening exchange and partnership, especially in culture, human resources, economy, trade and investment.
Nigeria offers new market potential for Vietnam (Tuesday, December 5,2017)
Nigeria has become a potential commercial market for Vietnam in Africa as Vietnam is running a huge trade surplus with the market, focusing on such staple items as transportation vehicles, computers and electronic products.
Phu Tho seeks RoK investment (Tuesday, December 5,2017)
A workshop took place in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, on December 4 to introduce potential and opportunities for investment in the northern province of Phu Tho.
Vietnam, EU seek to accelerate FTA signing (Tuesday, December 5,2017)
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh had a working session with European Union (EU) officials to foster economic and trade cooperation and settle existing problems, thus speeding up the signing and ratification of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the bloc and Vietnam.
ASEAN-Hong Kong FTA brings about numerous benefits (Monday, December 4,2017)
The ASEAN-Hong Kong free trade agreement, once taking effect, will help tighten relations between Hong Kong and ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, especially in economy and trade, said Vietnamese Consul General in Hong Kong and Macau, China, Tran Thanh Huan.
Ministry takes actions in response to EU’s warning of IUU fishing (Monday, December 4,2017)
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved a plan on implementing some urgent solutions in response to the European Union (EU)’s warning about illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Vietnam, EU move to finalise EVFTA ratification (Monday, December 4,2017)
Vietnam and the European Union (EU) are working to finalize legal and language – related issues for the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) towards the official signing and ratification of the trade deal next year, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh.
Vietnam-Poland forum pushes up investment links (Friday, December 1,2017)
Polish President Andrzej Duda has described a Vietnam-Poland Economic Forum, held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 30, as one of the most important events of his ongoing visit to Vietnam.
Danang Hotel Association to provide training to scale up low-rated hotels (Friday, December 1,2017)
The Danang Hotel Association is starting a training and assistance programme in December to guide one- and two-star hotel members on transforming their business to attract a more lucrative clientele, in a bid to ensure Danang maintains her reputation as a quality destination.
Vietnam, Italy forge economic cooperation (Thursday, November 30,2017)
The fourth meeting of the Vietnam-Italy joint committee on economic cooperation between the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Italian Ministry of Economic Development was held in Hanoi on November 28.
President: Vietnam ready to facilitate Poland’s investments (Thursday, November 30,2017)
President Tran Dai Quang affirmed Vietnam’s readiness to encourage and offer optimal conditions for Polish businesses to invest in Vietnam during talks with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda in Hanoi on November 28.
Vietnam, India step up judicial cooperation (Wednesday, November 29,2017)
Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh has suggested the Supreme Court of India (SCI) dispatch a group of experts in reconciliation and e-court to help Vietnam in these fields.
Vietnam attends La Francophonie ministerial meeting in Paris (Tuesday, November 28,2017)
A Vietnamese delegation led by Assistant to the Foreign Minister Nguyen Ngoc Son took part in the 34th Ministerial Conference of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) in Paris on November 25 and 26.
Productivity and innovation vital for international integration (Tuesday, November 28,2017)
Productivity and innovation are considered leading factors for Vietnam’s international integration, said Dang Huy Dong, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment.
First container train links Vietnam with China (Tuesday, November 28,2017)
The first container train linking Vietnam with China has arrived in Hanoi’s Yen Vien station on November 25, according to the Vietnam Railways (VNR).
Top Vietnamese legislator begins visit to Singapore (Monday, November 27,2017)
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan's Singapore visit aims to further strengthen cooperation between the Vietnam National Assembly and the Parliament of Singapore.
Vietnam, Slovakia promote trade, investment cooperation (Monday, November 27,2017)
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Economy of Slovakia should increase cooperative activities and delegation exchanges to enhance trade and investment collaboration between the two countries, said a senior official.
Second EuroCham Central Vietnam Business Forum successfully hosted in Danang (Monday, November 27,2017)
On November 24, European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham), in collaboration with EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN), hosted EuroCham Central Vietnam Business Forum (ECV Business Forum) 2017 in Danang. This is the second time this event has been organised in the city.
Azevêdo calls for greater inclusivity to maximize the benefits of economic progress (Saturday, November 25,2017)
Addressing a High-level Seminar on the Global Deal and Trade at the WTO on 22 November, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said that fostering greater inclusivity in global trade is one of the most pressing challenges of our age and a prerequisite to ensure everyone benefits from economic progress. DG Azevêdo hosted the event, dedicated to the theme “Making Globalization Work for Everyone”, together with the Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven.
HCM City desires broader cooperation on economics, environment with Osaka (Friday, November 24,2017)
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has affirmed the city’s desire to advance cooperative ties with the Japanese city of Osaka by fully tapping the strengths and potential of each side.