Japan is considering re-opening its borders to entrepreneurs from selected countries, including Australia and Vietnam, which have low levels of COVID-19 infections, as the nation begins to ease restrictions put in place earlier this year to control the outbreaks, according to Australian Associated Press (AAP).
Exports of wood and wood products in the first four months of the year were worth nearly US$3.2 billion, a year-on-year increase of 6%, according to the General Department of Customs.
Business and investment opportunities in Vietnam after the COVID-19 pandemic were discussed at a video talk held on May 29 by the Foreign Ministry, the Vietnamese Embassy in the UK and Asia House - a UK centre of expertise on trade, investment and public policy in Asia.
VOV.VN - The impending European Union - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is poised to provide fresh impetus to the local economy, especially in the context of the nation making great strides to revive its economic outlook in the period following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to insiders.
VOV.VN - With tax incentives given, new-generation Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) Vietnam has signed are expected to open up a wealth of opportunities for the garment and textile industry to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to develop local supply chains, according to insiders.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has suggested agencies in Vietnam and Canada to devise a mechanism to exchange information and handle trade defence cases.
The World Bank (WB) has predicted that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) could help Vietnam’s GDP and exports grow 2.4% and 12%, respectively, by 2030, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has reported.
VOV.VN - Up to 99% of tariff lines with partner countries are poised to be eliminated over the course of the 10-year roadmap set out in new-generation trade pacts such as the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - Vietnam needs to fill major legal gaps and address key implementation issues to reap the full benefits of the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to be ratified by Vietnam’s National Assembly in May, according to a new World Bank report.
The friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Mexico have been continually developing since the two countries established diplomatic ties on May 19, 1975.
VOV.VN - Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo stated his appreciation for Vietnam's effective coronavirus response measures and its impressive achievements in the COVID-19 fight during his phone talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 4.
The Canada-Vietnam Friendship Society (CVFS) held a webinar on April 28 to connect Canadian friends with the overseas Vietnamese community, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification Day on April 30.
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.
Foreign enterprises have applauded Vietnam’s efforts to improve its international trade policies through a close watch on global trends, according to Hironobu Kitagawa, Vice Chairman of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO).
VOV.VN - The Vietnam - EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to have a positive impact on employment and social welfare, with the number of jobs and the wages of workers poised to increase, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
VOV.VN - Over one year after coming into effect, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has posed both challenges and served to create a wealth of opportunities for domestic businesses, according to insiders.
VOV.VN - Following the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Vietnamese firms are keen to utilise the trade pact to make inroads into Canada and Mexico, two members who had yet to sign a bilateral trade agreement with Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Management agencies have put in place drastic steps in a bid to support businesses as they actively seek out sources of raw materials to be used in production whilst boosting trade promotion activities.
VOV.VN - The export of seafood products is projected to face numerous challenges over the coming year following a sharp decline during the first two months of 2020, largely as a result of the negative impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
The fallout of the coronavirus outbreak has been felt in many sectors, but not the timber industry as its export revenue in the first two months of 2020 reached US$1.5 billion, up 10.1% year-on-year.