VOV.VN - A seminar on the prospects of a Vietnam-Republic of Korea electronics private sector strategic partnership in the coming decade was held today (June 8) in Seoul, reported the Vietnam News Agency.
The Asian Strategy Centre under the Institute of Economics in the Russian Academy of Sciences held a roundtable workshop in Moscow on June 1 to discuss achievements, difficulties and cooperation prospects in Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership in the 21st century.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his hope that Vietnam and the Czech Republic will expand their cooperation in economics, trade, and investment.
A seminar highlighting opportunities and challenges from the Vietnam-EU free trade agreement for the agricultural sector was held in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak on May 30.
Ministers from 11 countries joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are scheduled to gather in Hanoi on May 21, with Japan pushing for the free trade pact to be put into force as soon as possible without the US.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on May 18 hosted a reception for Belgian Ambassador to Vietnam Jehanne Roccas in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Transnational companies invested US$4.8 billion of foreign direct investment in Vietnam businesses for the four months leading up to May 2017, up 3.2% from a year ago, reports the Foreign Investment Agency.
A big development gap between APEC member economies is hindering the region’s auto industry from transferring technology and promoting linkages, said an official of the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Luxembourg’s Chamber of Commerce and Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs have co-organised an ASEAN Day in the country to mark the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the 40th year since the establishment of EU-ASEAN Dialogue Relation.
The domestic garment industry has faced many challenges in exporting to key markets, such as the European Union (EU) and the United States, but it still has a chance of achieving its export target this year, according to experts.
VOV.VN - The EU and Vietnam have reached an agreement on a free trade deal that will remove nearly all tariffs on commerce between the two economies and contribute to further market access, albeit with long transition periods for certain products.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has suggested Ireland prompt the European Union (EU) to soon sign and ratify the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UVFTA) and recognise Vietnam’s market economy.
VOV.VN - In the first quarter of this year, imports from China jumped by 18.9% to nearly US$12.7 billion against the same period last year, making up 27.3% of the country’s total imports, according to preliminary statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
To take full advantages of free trade agreements in general and the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement in particular, it’s important that Vietnam’s garment and textile products meet stiff rules of origin.
VOV.VN - Trade revenue between Vietnam and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), which comprises of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan, reached US$4.3 billion, including US$2.7 billion of Vietnam’s exports in 2016, up 18% against 2015.
VOV.VN - The expansion of commercial trade was at the top of the agenda at talks held under the US-Vietnam Trade and Investment Framework Agreement that concluded today (Mar.30) in Hanoi.
President Tran Dai Quang received Hyundai Motor Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun in Hanoi on March 28, asking the group to support its Vietnamese partner in personnel training and technology transfer, and increase the rate of domestically made content in its products.
Prospects are bright for Vietnam’s footwear exports after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement comes into force in 2018.
With the collapse of TPP, the textile & garment industry will have to revise its investment and development strategy.
Vietnam is ready to work with the Republic of Korea (RoK) to effectively implement the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), boosting their trade to US$70 billion, even US$100 billion, by 2020.