VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade has requested that Japanese authorities move to seek solutions to facilitate the export of fresh lychee to the Far East country during this year’s harvest season, said Minister Tran Tuan Anh during a recent meeting held alongside Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Yamada Takio.
Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) Vietnam, on May 18 participated in the 32nd ASEAN – Australia Forum, which was held in the form of an online conference.
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.
Vietnam’s 12 priorities as ASEAN Chair in 2020 were approved by other member countries at the 26th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Retreat and the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) Consultation Meeting on March 10.
After several years of negotiations, an Asia Pacific trade deal is set to be signed in 2020 that is expected to help drive deep partnerships across the continent.
Many initiatives will be offered to foster cooperation among regional businesses towards further promoting trade and investment exchange after Vietnam takes over the chairmanship of the EABC in 2020.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has assumed the ASEAN Chairmanship this year. In addition to promoting the regional bloc's partnerships and regional connectivity, Vietnam will prioritize economic cooperation.
VOV.VN - Countries involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have begun a legal review aimed at signing the trade pact this year in Vietnam, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at a press conference held in Nha Trang city on January 17 to unveil the outcomes of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting.
As the ninth-biggest investing partner of this country, Thai enterprises are wishing to expand operations further in the Vietnamese market. Sanan Angubolkul, chairman of the Thailand-Vietnam Business Council, sat with VIR’s Phuong Hao to share his assessments, and discuss possible plans of Thai investors in Vietnam.
While the world saw profound instability in 2019, the Pacific – Asia region proved to be the leading region in terms of economic integration, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh has said.
Fuelled by its positive performance in 2019, Vietnam is expected to continue witnessing high growth in the year to come, Michael Mugliston and Milton Churche, visiting fellows from the Institute for International Trade at the University of Adelaide in South Australia, provide analysis on the outlook for the Vietnamese economy in 2020 amid the country’s growing international integration.
Leaders of 16 Asia-Pacific countries, including Japan, China, and India, on November 4 issued a joint statement on the postponing of the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to 2020 instead of 2019 as scheduled.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit and met with Japanese PM Abe Shinzo on November 4, wrapping up his activities at the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his delight at growing ties between ASEAN and Japan while addressing the 22nd ASEAN – Japan Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 4.
Thailand has urged Japan to help finalise the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a free trade agreement grouping the 10 ASEAN countries and six other nations.
Leaders of the Southeast Asian countries met for a second day on November 3 within the framework of the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits in Thailand, hoping for a breakthrough in the negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined leaders of other ASEAN countries and the bloc’s partners at the opening ceremony of the 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on November 3 morning.
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh led the Vietnamese delegation to attend the Preparatory Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on November 1.
VOV.VN - The Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission expects that two-way trade between Vietnam and New Zealand will rise to US$1.7 billion next year as a result of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) of which both countries are members.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade is expecting that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a landmark trade deal between ASEAN countries and six major economies, will be signed in November 2020.