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ASEAN market expansion represents a positive step

ASEAN market expansion represents a positive step

VOV.VN - With Vietnam seeing total import-export turnover with ASEAN in 2019 reach US$57.3 billion, representing a year- on- year rise of 1.1%, the group has developed into the country’s fourth largest export region, only behind the United States, the EU, and China.

Priorities for ASEAN economic pillar unveiled

Priorities for ASEAN economic pillar unveiled

VOV.VN - As ASEAN Chair for 2020, Vietnam will introduce initiatives and priorities to boost regional connectivity and make ASEAN one the world’s leading economic growth regions.

AEC helps Vietnam gain firm foothold in ASEAN market

AEC helps Vietnam gain firm foothold in ASEAN market

After 23 years joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vietnam’s economy has connected closely with the bloc’s economy, especially after the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) was set up in late 2015, said Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.

First duty-free ASEAN cars arrive in Vietnam

First duty-free ASEAN cars arrive in Vietnam

Over 2,000 Honda cars from Thailand - the first batches of cars to enjoy zero percent import duty under the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA) have been imported to Vietnam.

FTAs – golden key for Vietnam’s economic integration

FTAs – golden key for Vietnam’s economic integration

Vietnam’s involvement in 12 bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) with 56 economies around the world is expected to be a golden key for the country to expand its global economic integration, according to Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper.

48th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting wraps up

48th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting wraps up

The 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM-48) and related events wound up in Vientiane, Laos in the afternoon of August 6, finishing heavy agenda and reaping fruitful outcomes.

AEC creates economically competitive bloc

AEC creates economically competitive bloc

The creation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) as part of the three key pillars of the ASEAN Community aims to develop a stable, prosperous, highly competitive economic association.

Vietnam tire market to reach US$2.7 bln by 2020: report

Vietnam tire market to reach US$2.7 bln by 2020: report

The Vietnamese tire market will top US$2.7 billion in revenue by 2020 on account of many favorable conditions, including auto sales and legislation, a global market research company has said, citing its own report.

Consultants predict more investments next year

Consultants predict more investments next year

Consulting firm Grant Thornton (Vietnam) has released a report on private equity that shows an encouraging improvement in respondents' belief in higher investment activities in the next 12 months.

Vietnam urged to improve sugar industry’s competiveness edge

An international conference was held in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on July 16 to discuss measures to improve the Vietnamese sugar industry’s competitiveness competency as Vietnam and neighbouring countries are speeding up the regional integration process.

Government keeps close control of public debts

Government keeps close control of public debts

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc confirmed the Government has been cautious in public debts management via stabilising the macro economy and improving the investment environment as he took the floor at the Q&A session of the ninth sitting of the 13th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 13.

Domestic firms ignore AEC challenges: Experts

Domestic firms ignore AEC challenges: Experts

Vietnamese businesses are oblivious to the pressures of competitiveness in the wake of ASEAN moving up the ladder from AFTA to ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by the end of 2015.

Seminar promotes German investment in Vietnam

Authorities and businesses from Vietnam and Germany gathered at a seminar on May 19 in Berlin, Germany to seek ways to promote German investment in the southeast Asian country.

Taiwanese investors eye Vietnamese market

An increasing interest in the Vietnamese market has been noticed among Taiwanese investors, Director General Berton B.C. Chiu of the Department of Investment Services under the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan (China) said to Dau Tu (Investment Review).

Vietnam agriculture struggles with AEC formation

Vietnam agriculture struggles with AEC formation

(VOV) - Serious weaknesses in the lack of preparedness by businesses in Vietnam’s agro-forestry and seafood sectors threaten the realization of Vietnam’s integration into the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015.