VOV.VN - The Belgium-Vietnam Friendship Association has proclaimed their support for the Vietnamese people and has called on members of the international community ramp up pressure to stop unilateral actions which cause tension in the East Sea, whilst moving to quickly find solutions aimed at settling disputes in line with international law.
VOV.VN - The Asia-Africa Market Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has recently moved to update information relating to the Vietnam Trade Office in China ahead of the impending crop season and the northern neighbour’s litchi harvest to help Vietnamese businesses regulate the volume of litchi exports in order to avoid overlapping and any potential congestion in terms of exports.
VOV.VN - A U.S. Navy ship on May 12 conducted presence operations near Panamanian flagged drillship, West Capella, in the South China Sea, known as the East Sea in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Located in the northern province of Son La, Yen Chau district province has exported its first shipment of 30 tonnes of mangoes, heading to the northern neighbour via official channels.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 11 said that China’s suspension of fishing in waters within Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea carries no weight whatsoever.
JSC RZD Logistics, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, said it will organise trains from Russia to Vietnam’s Yen Vien station through China.
In late 2019 and early 2020 China announced its “Four-Sha” sovereignty claims over the East Sea in two diplomatic notes sent to the UN Secretary-General, with the aim of replacing the so-called “nine-dash line” that had been previously rejected by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).
VOV.VN - Tech giant Apple of the United States has been stepping up recruitment for a number of positions in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, raising the possibility that they are seeking to set up a factory in Vietnam.
While China is struggling with the pandemic and is losing the confidence of foreign investors, proven resilience is pushing Vietnam to the fore as an ideal investment and manufacturing hub for Southeast Asia.
VOV.VN - Rice exports to China skyrocketed throughout March as their export value experiencing a four-fold increase in comparison with the same period from last year, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.
VOV.VN - While the novel coronavirus has exerted a negative impact on the world economy, Vietnam has maintained a trade surplus over four months, with 15 items enjoying export turnover of over US$1 billion each, making up 80% of total export value, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - A recently-published Japanese book reveals European marine navigators had acknowledged Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Spratly and Paracel archipelagoes in the East Sea since the 16th century.
VOV.VN - The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has served to have a negative impact on Vietnam’s timber industry with the industry poised to record export growth equal to 0% this year, according to insiders.
VOV.VN - The opening four months of the year saw China import US$2.8 billion worth of agro-forestry-aquatic products from Vietnam, accounting for the largest market share, followed by the United States and EU with US$2.78 billion and US$1.3 billion, respectively, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
VOV.VN - The first quarter of this year saw the total import-export turnover between Vietnam and the US achieve double-digit growth of US$ 19.5 billion, of which Vietnam posted a trade surplus of US$12.4 billion, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam-China online import-export trade conference took place between April 21 and April 23 in China's Guangxi amid the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic negatively affecting both global and regional supply chains.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on April 23 criticised recent actions of China in the East Sea, including its announcement of the establishment of “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within the so-called “Sansha city,” and China coast guard vessel's sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat.
The Vietnam – China fisheries inspection trip in the Gulf of Tonkin, the first of its kind this year, was wrapped up on April 23, as part of a plan to extend the bilateral fisheries cooperation agreement.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has circulated a note at the United Nations rejecting China’s sovereign claims over the Paracel and Spratly archipelagoes in the East Sea and reasserted both groups of islands are under Vietnam’s sovereignty.
The Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam has sent questionnaires to all relevant foreign producers and exporters to serve the anti-dumping investigation into polyester filament yarn (PFY) imported from China, India, Indonesia and Malaysia.