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Vietnam’s long-term goals not affected by US TPP withdrawal

Vietnam’s long-term goals not affected by US TPP withdrawal

The US’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership may make certain impacts on Vietnam’s short-term plans but will not affect the country’s long-term goals and integration direction, according to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai.

ROK business leaders on trade mission to Danang

ROK business leaders on trade mission to Danang

VOV.VN - A delegation of governmental officials and business leaders from the Republic of Korea (ROK) are visiting with their counterparts in Danang in a push for a greater share of business with Vietnam.

Worthy pursuit

Worthy pursuit

To a certain extent the advantages held by Vietnam vary according to sector, but some of the main advantages perceived by foreign investors include the fact that the country is considered to have a stable political system while there are uncertainties in neighbors such as Thailand and Malaysia.

Greece seeks cooperation with Hanoi

Greece seeks cooperation with Hanoi

Greece’s Ambassador to Vietnam Nicolas Kanellos said in his meeting with the Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on March 13 that the time is ripe for Hanoi and Athens to boost economic, cultural and tourism cooperation.

ASEAN, EU relaunch free trade negotiations

ASEAN, EU relaunch free trade negotiations

VOV.VN - The resumption of ASEAN-EU free trade talks was announced on March 10 at a press conference in Manilla on the sidelines of the 15th ASEAN Economic Ministers-EU Trade Commissioner Consultations.

EU, ASEAN agree to resume FTA negotiations

EU, ASEAN agree to resume FTA negotiations

The European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) announced on March 10 that they will strive to resume negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two blocs, as European countries look to tap the region's strong growth.

Vietnam works to reinforce relations with EU

Vietnam works to reinforce relations with EU

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has made a working visit to the EU from March 4-10, aiming to boost Vietnam – EU ties via lobbying for the early signing and ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.

Leather, footwear industry seeks ways for growth

Leather, footwear industry seeks ways for growth

The Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso) will run a leather and footwear promotion conference focusing on improving business and export capability for enterprises on March 15 in HCM City.

Integration generates practical benefits: Deputy PM

Integration generates practical benefits: Deputy PM

Integration has brought about practical benefits for businesses and people while promoting the adaptation of domestic regulations to international standards, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has said.

Eurocham Whitebook released

Eurocham Whitebook released

VOV.VN - The European Chamber of Commerce and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) have jointly hosted the EU-Vietnam Economic Cooperation Conference “Eurocham Whitebook 2017 Launch and EU-Vietnam FTA Outlook”.

APEC seeks to foster economic, technical cooperation

APEC seeks to foster economic, technical cooperation

As part of the first APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings, the SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation (SCE) – Committee of the Whole (COW) convened its meeting in Nha Trang city, south central province of Khanh Hoa, on February 28.

Vietnam, EU increase constructive dialogue

Vietnam, EU increase constructive dialogue

Increasing constructive dialogue between the EU and Vietnam is the aim of the visit from February 21-23 of a delegation from the Subcommittee on Human Rights of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, said Chair of the subcommittee Pier Antonio Panzeri.

Vietnam sees strong FDI flows from APEC partners

Vietnam sees strong FDI flows from APEC partners

Projects by companies from other APEC countries not only have big scales but also make sizeable contributions to Vietnam’s socioeconomic development. FDI from these countries is still continuing to flow into Vietnam.

EU-VN trade treaty new focus after TPP-fallout

EU-VN trade treaty new focus after TPP-fallout

Vietnam’s hopes for a FTA-driven economic rise within ASEAN must now rely on the only free trade agreement seen as realistically achievable, the EU-Vietnam FTA, experts said at a conference held on February 16 in Ho Chi Minh City.