Saturday, July 21,2018 - 22:40 GMT+7  Việt Nam EngLish 

  Bac Giang firms advised on preparations in anticipation of CPTPP (Friday, July 20,2018)

The potential impacts of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on Bac Giang’s enterprises were discussed at a workshop held by the provincial People’s Committee and Germany’s Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom on July 19.

  Impacts of US-China trade war on Vietnam’s garment, footwear industries (Friday, July 20,2018)

Vietnam’s key commodities, including apparel, leather, and footwear, are forecast to be hurt by the US-China trade war, which began on July 6 when the US imposed new tariffs on a majority of Chinese imports into the country, worth nearly US$34 billion.

  Philippine media praises Vietnam’s industrial development (Thursday, July 19,2018)

The website of the Philippines published an article on July 17 titled “Vietnam is Southeast Asia’s new industrial powerhouse”, affirming Vietnam has switched from an agricultural economy to one of the brightest manufacturing hotspots in the region over the last 20 years.

  Vietnamese products on show at Singapore Gifts & Premiums Fair (Thursday, July 19,2018)

Vietnamese businesses are showcasing their products at the Singapore Gifts & Premiums Fair (SGPFair) 2018 that opened in the island country on July 18.

  Italy seeks opportunities in leather, footwear, interior décor (Thursday, July 19,2018)

Italian enterprises are seeking business opportunities in Vietnam, especially in leather, footwear and interior décor, sectors which are expected to benefit once the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is signed.

  HCM City beefs up cooperation with Canada, Lithuania (Wednesday, July 18,2018)

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong hosted separate receptions on July 17 for outgoing Canadian Ambassador to Vietnam Ping Kitnikone and outgoing Lithuanian Ambassador to China and Vietnam Ina Marciulionyte.

  Vietnam attends Asia’s food fair in Singapore (Wednesday, July 18,2018)

Vietnamese firms specialised in rice, coffee and spice are taking part in the 2018 Specialty and Fine Food Asia (SFFA 2018), which opened on July 17 in Singapore.

  Vietnam, India boost cooperation in apparel industry (Wednesday, July 18,2018)

Boosting cooperation between Vietnam and India in the garment and textile sector will be one of the priorities in efforts to raise bilateral trade value to US$15 billion by 2020, said Parvathaneni Harish, Indian Ambassador to Vietnam.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

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