(VOV) - HCM city’s customs has taken drastic measures to remove investment barriers and improve conditions for foreign direct investment (FDI) businesses to create a healthy and competitive business environment.
State President Truong Tan Sang attended the APEC CEO Summit 2012, met with foreign leaders and joined the Vietnam-Russia roundtable discussion on trade and investment in the Far East on first day of the APEC Summit Week, September 7.
Vietnam‘s fall from favour in the retail markets is forcing domestic businesses to find ways to hold sway again, say economists.
The Vietnam-EU economic and trade relationship is witnessing significant development with two-way trade increasing by 50 percent over the past five years.
Ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have affirmed the need to take “concrete steps” toward the goal of creating a region-wide free trade area, and to resist protectionism.
On June 29, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his delegation left Toronto, Canada, successfully concluding their participation in the G20 Summit, at the invitation of Canadian Prime Minister Stephan Harper.
Vietnamese State President Nguyen Minh Triet called on APEC economies to join hands to bring the regional and world economies back to healthy and durable growth.
Vietnam and the UK have agreed to strengthen their business cooperation through a series of trade and investment promotion activities.
The adoption of a joint declaration demonstrated APEC leaders’ views on such issues as climate change, energy security, clean development and the Doha round of the WTO. On the sidelines of the summit, State President Nguyen Minh Triet met with Australian Prime Minister John Howard and representatives from the Vietnamese community in Australia.
A 15-member working group in charge of implementing the Unified Enterprise Law and the Common Investment Law headed by Minister of Planning and Investment (MPI) Vo Hong Phuc has made its debut in Hanoi. The group functions as a consultative organisation to help the Government direct the implementation of the two important laws.