VOV.VN - General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong began an official visit to Russia on September 5 at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin. It’s the first visit by a top Vietnamese leader to Russia since President Putin was re-elected in March, 2018.
Vietnam expects to continue growth of textile and garment exports to the Republic of Korea (RoK) by the end of the year after strong results in the first seven months of 2018, according to the General Department of Customs.
A workshop to update enterprises from the Republic of Korea (RoK) on Vietnam’s investment environment and opportunities in the food processing industry was held in Seoul on August 22.
VOV.VN - An important task of Vietnamese representative agencies overseas is to boost economic and trade cooperation between Vietnam and other countries and popularize the country’s image, said Ambassador to China Dang Minh Khoi on the sidelines of the 30th Diplomatic Conference in Hanoi.
There is a trend towards rising consumerism in Vietnam, especially in the sectors Singaporean investors are encouraged to engage in by government policies.
ASEAN and China must push and quickly conclude a Code of Conduct (COC) in the East Sea for maritime stability so that the regional grouping can maintain its central role, said Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on August 6.
VOV.VN -Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on August 3 had separate meetings with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Ministerial Meeting and related meetings in Singapore.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang applauded Belgian Ambassador Jehanne Roccas’ contributions to boosting the Vietnam-Belgium cooperation and deepening mutual understanding over the past more than three years, particularly to events celebrating 45 years of bilateral diplomatic relations earlier this year.
The US-China trade friction is expected to help boost foreign direct investment in Vietnam, fast-tracking an already strong trend of foreign firms veering away from China, where rising costs are worrying investors.
The domestic business sector earned roughly US$33.1 billion in outbound sales in the first half of the year, increasing by 19.9% year-on-year, according to a newly released report by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on its website.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment on July 9 released a report on the recommendations for the strategy and orientation of new-generation free trade agreement (FTA) attraction for 2020-2030, a key piece of the socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030.
The Vietnamese economy continued to enjoy growth in the second quarter of 2018, following an impressive growth impetus in the first three months of this year, according to the Department of Planning under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam’s export turnover is likely to reach US$236.6 billion in 2018, an increase of 10% against the previous year, amid favourable domestic and foreign economic conditions, say analysts.
Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos has affirmed his support for enhancing all-round cooperation with Vietnam during his reception for visiting Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on July 2.
Vojtech Filip, Vice Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, has suggested legislative bodies of Vietnam and his country strengthen monitoring activities, aiming at realising cooperation agreements between the two countries.
Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have finished the legal review process for their free trade agreement (FTA) and reached agreement on the entire of the bilateral investment protection deal, announced Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom.
The trade dispute between the US and China, two of Vietnam’s top trading partners, could leave both positive and negative impacts on the country, as well as other Southeast Asian nations, business insiders and experts forewarned.
Vietnam and Israel reached progress during the fifth round of negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two nations which was recently held in Jerusalem city.
Optimising advantages in the markets signing free trade agreements (FTA) with Vietnam is expected to contribute to boosting Vietnam’s export revenue.
The 3rd edition of Denimsandjeans.com Vietnam Show will take place at Riverside Palace, Ho Chi Minh City on June 27-18, heard a press conference on June 18.