Vietnam, China look to stronger trade links and logistics cooperation (Wednesday, May 9,2018)
The Vietnamese Embassy in China and the Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade co-hosted a seminar on May 8 in Chongqing city to introduce the Chinese business community to the situation of socio-economic development as well as opportunities for business and investment cooperation in Vietnam.
Israel to kick off Agritech 2018 (Tuesday, May 8,2018)
Israel’s largest agritech event, the 20th International Agricultural Exhibition and Conference, will take place at Tel Aviv Convention Centre (Israel) on May 8-10, 2018, offering rare opportunities for agricultural players around the world, including Vietnam.
Joint efforts needed to reduce illegal workers in RoK (Monday, May 7,2018)
Reducing the number of illegal workers in the market of the Republic of Korea (RoK) will require the greater combined effort of all relevant parties as this highly lucrative market has been considered a key factor behind Vietnam’s growing labour exports over recent years.
Belgian businesses seek cooperation opportunities in Vietnam (Monday, May 7,2018)
The Belgian Vietnamese Alliance (BVA) and the Flanders Investment and Trade (FIT) held a meeting on May 3 with a delegation of Belgian businesses ahead of the delegation’s visit to Vietnam from May 13-18 to explore cooperation opportunities.
Vietnamese enterprises in Japan strengthen linkages (Monday, May 7,2018)
The Vietnamese Business Association in Japan convened its congress for the second tenure (2018-2020) on May 6, aiming to seek ways to better connect Vietnamese businesses.
ICAEW strengthens partnership with local government and universities (Friday, May 4,2018)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has promised that it would continue to work closely with the Vietnamese government and universities to achieve its objective of helping to drive the growth of finance and accounting professionals in Vietnam.
Vietnam Cafe Show 2018 kicks off in HCM City (Friday, May 4,2018)
The 2018 Vietnam Cafe Show opened at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC) in HCM City on May 3, attracting more than 100 leading local and foreign coffee brands.
Hanoi to host World Economic Forum on ASEAN in September (Friday, May 4,2018)
The World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018 is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from September 11-13, featuring entrepreneurship and the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0).
Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 to open in Hanoi (Thursday, May 3,2018)
The 25th Vietnam International Exhibitions on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Pharmaceutical, Medical, Hospital and Rehabilitation – Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 will take place in Hanoi from May 9-12.
RoK launches consultative body for development projects in Vietnam (Thursday, May 3,2018)
The Republic of Korea (RoK) launched a consultative body composed of government and company officials to push major development projects in Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following President Moon Jae-in's visits to the two nations, the RoK’s trade ministry said on May 2.
Vietnam ready to facilitate US enterprises' operations (Thursday, May 3,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has assured the Vietnamese Government's willingness to offer the best possible conditions in line with domestic and relevant international laws for US enterprises.
Prime Minister’s Singapore visit a comprehensive success (Wednesday, May 2,2018)
The recent official visit to Singapore by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his wife along with a high-ranking delegation from Vietnam was successful in various spheres, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
Vietnamese fashion products displayed at Hong Kong Fair (Wednesday, May 2,2018)
More than 30 leading Vietnamese manufacturers of garments, textiles and fashion accessories as well as garment-related industries have displayed their products at Hong Kong’s largest one-stop sourcing fashion show.
Vietnam targets US, EU investors in new-generation FDI strategy (Wednesday, May 2,2018)
Vietnam, which is drafting a strategy on foreign direct investments (FDI) to 2030, has been advised to lure more investors from the US and the EU to diversify FDI capital sources.
Senior officials review preparations for ASEAN Summit in Singapore (Friday, April 27,2018)
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung attended a meeting in Singapore on April 26 to review preparations for the 32nd ASEAN Summit which will take place in the island country on April 27 and 28.
Vietnamese PM meets with scientists, intellectuals in Singapore (Friday, April 27,2018)
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 26 had a meeting with scientists and intellectuals in Singapore to learn about their experience in applying advanced technologies in building a constructive government as part of his official visit to the country.
HCM City hopes for Ukraine's engagement in urban development (Friday, April 27,2018)
Ho Chi Minh City welcomes foreign businesses, including those from Ukraine, to engage in the city’s urban building and development, said a municipal official.
PM urges strong changes in Vietnam-Singapore economic partnership (Friday, April 27,2018)
Vietnam and Singapore need to work for bigger strides in economic, trade and investment cooperation, making it on par with bilateral political ties, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam, Singapore issue Joint Statement (Thursday, April 26,2018)
Vietnam and Singapore issued a Joint Statement on the occasion of the official visit to Singapore by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from April 25-27.
Singapore holds welcome ceremony for PM Phuc (Thursday, April 26,2018)
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife hosted an official welcome ceremony for Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his wife and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam at the Istana Palace on April 25 afternoon.
Workshop on Vietnam’s economic matters held in Poland (Thursday, April 26,2018)
Vietnam’s economic development and opportunities generated by the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) were discussed at a recent workshop in Poland’s Vacsava capital city.
PM leaves for Singapore official visit, ASEAN Summit participation (Thursday, April 26,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his wife left Hanoi on April 25 for an official visit to Singapore and participation in the 32nd ASEAN Summit.
Asian-Pacific, Vietnamese businesses explore potential (Tuesday, April 24,2018)
An official from the Confederation of Asia Pacific Chambers of Commerce & Industry (CACCI) has said Vietnamese businesses have big trade potentials.
Hanoi welcomes Swedish investors (Tuesday, April 24,2018)
Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy received a visiting Swedish business delegation on April 23 to discuss cooperation potential across fields.
ASEAN Summit looks to build resilient, innovative community (Tuesday, April 24,2018)
The 32nd ASEAN Summit will take place on April 27-28 in Singapore under the theme of “Building a Resilient and Innovative ASEAN”, with the participation of leaders of the 10 ASEAN member states.
Vietnam, Egypt show determination to effectively realize trade deals (Tuesday, April 24,2018)
Vietnam and Egypt have pledged to escalate the implementation of agreements reached by the two countries’ leaders to increase bilateral trade turnover on a par with potential and strength of each nation.
Vietnam, China look for stronger trade ties (Monday, April 23,2018)
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has suggested China’s Guangxi consider building a cooperation agreement with Vietnam in the domains of economics, trade, industry and investment, thus further promoting partnerships among the two countries’ enterprises.
WTO members discuss ways of improving the transparency of regional trade agreements (Sunday, April 22,2018)
WTO members discussed how to improve work on enhancing the transparency of regional trade agreements (RTAs) at a meeting of the Committee on RTAs on 19-20 April at the WTO. They reviewed five RTAs covering countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. The new chair of the committee, Ambassador Julian Braithwaite of the United Kingdom, presided at this first committee meeting of 2018
WTO members appoint new chair of services negotiations (Sunday, April 22,2018)
Ambassador Zhanar Aitzhanova of Kazahkstan has taken over as chair of the WTO services negotiations. Her appointment was confirmed at a meeting of the WTO’s Council for Trade in Services in Special Session on 19 April.
Can ASEAN Economic Integration Succeed? (Sunday, April 22,2018)
The ASEAN Economic Community holds promise – but it also presents challenges to the group’s policy of noninterference.