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Do free trade agreements really create prosperity in Vietnam?

Do free trade agreements really create prosperity in Vietnam?

VOV.VN - A debate has raged for several decades about the real benefit of free trade agreements and whether they create prosperity for Vietnam, said experts from the Ministry of Industry and Trade at a forum late last month in Hanoi.

Thailand and Turkey move ahead with FTA negotiation

Thailand and Turkey move ahead with FTA negotiation

Thailand and Turkey are moving ahead with Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations to expand the trade volume between both countries, with the goal of doubling the trade value during the next five years.

More imports from ROK : experts

More imports from ROK : experts

Imports from the Republic of Korea (ROK) have been increasing rapidly since the Vietnam-ROK FTA took effect in late 2015, as Vietnam’s largest trade deficit is now with the ROK, not China.

Seminar on prospects of electronics in coming decade

Seminar on prospects of electronics in coming decade

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.

Workshop highlights VN-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership

Workshop highlights VN-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership

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.

Ministers of 11 TPP member countries to meet in Hanoi

Ministers of 11 TPP member countries to meet in Hanoi

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.

Deputy PM meets Belgian Ambassador

Deputy PM meets Belgian Ambassador

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on May 18 hosted a reception for Belgian Ambassador to Vietnam Jehanne Roccas in Hanoi.

Vietnam actual FDI up 3.2% in first 4 months of 2017

Vietnam actual FDI up 3.2% in first 4 months of 2017

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.

Development gap hinders linkages in APEC auto industry

Development gap hinders linkages in APEC auto industry

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).

ASEAN Day held in Luxembourg

ASEAN Day held in Luxembourg

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.

Garment exports grow despite hurdles

Garment exports grow despite hurdles

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.

Clothing, textiles need new EU marketing strategy

Clothing, textiles need new EU marketing strategy

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.