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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.

Imports from China on the rise

Imports from China on the rise

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.

Vietnam earns US$2.7 billion from exports to EAEU

Vietnam earns US$2.7 billion from exports to EAEU

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.

State leader asks for Hyundai Motor’s help to raise local contents

State leader asks for Hyundai Motor’s help to raise local contents

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.

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.