VOV.VN - Vietnam requests that China respects its sovereignty over the Hoang (Spratly) islands, and do not repeat similar violations, has said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
Vietnam is aiming to build a transparent and legal wood industry to support exports of timber products and bolster the domestic timber manufacturing industry.
VOV.VN -The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has officially began an anti-dumping investigation into copper pipes imported from Vietnam, with the alleged dumping margins of 111.82%.
Prof. Vladimir Kolotov from the Saint Petersburg State University has said Vietnam, in its capacity as ASEAN Chair, played an active role in seeking solutions to basic issues faced by the region at the 36th ASEAN Summit.
VOV.VN - ASEAN and China have reaffirmed their commitments to fully and seriously implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and soon resuming negotiations on the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed on June 26 that both China and the US are major partners of many organisations and countries in the world, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Vietnam.
Although accounting for a small proportion of the total trade defence cases, investigations into wood products are on the rise.
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.
The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has lowered anti-dumping duties on tra fish (pangasius) products from Vietnam following its official conclusion of its 15th period of review (POR15) from August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018, according to the Trade Remedies Authorities of Vietnam under the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoIT).
VOV.VN -Amidst failure to comply with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, regardless of the continued negative reaction internationally, China continues to pursue course of actions that go against international rules and convention in the East Sea, known globally as the South China Sea.
The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on April 8 issued a statement expressing its deep concern over a China coast guard ship’s hitting and sinking of a Vietnamese fishing vessel in the East Sea.
Dr. Gerhard Will, a German expert on the East Sea, has said that China should quit its militarisation in the East Sea and show its willingness and cooperation capacity in security and economy on the basis of equality and the observance of international law.
VOV.VN - Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and First Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Vladimir Titov have expressed satisfaction with the positive development of the comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia in recent times.
International free trade agreements such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) have opened up unprecedented opportunities for Vietnamese steelmakers with the industry forecast to see robust growth.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and visiting Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi consented to step up future cooperation across the board during their talks in Hanoi on December 23.
The US’ imposition of duties of up to 456 percent on certain steel products shipped from Vietnam would not significantly harm the country’s steel industry, according to industry insiders.
The US Department of Commerce (DOC) on December 16 announced the imposition of duties of up to 456% on corrosion-resistant and cold-rolled steel produced in Vietnam using a substrate of the Republic of Korean or Taiwanese origin.
VOV.VN - Legal experts accentuated the provisions of international law on peaceful settlement of disputes in the South China Sea (known as the East Sea in Vietnam), prohibiting the threat or use of force in international law at the 11th South China Sea International Conference, which closed in Hanoi on November 7.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc praised the US as one of the longest-standing partners of ASEAN and its commitments to the regional bloc at the seventh ASEAN – US Summit which was held in Bangkok on November 4, within the framework of the ongoing 35th ASEAN Summit and related meetings.