The Ministry of Industry and Trade will hold the Vietnam–US trade forum in Ho Chi Minh City on September 6.
Vietnam has a trade surplus of $20 billion a year with the US, while the current account surplus is over 2 percent of GDP per annum.
Vietnam and Norway hold potential of trading goods via electronic platform, experts said at a seminar held by the Ho Chi Minh City chapter of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Trading Foe company on June 28.
Economists at a forum on Vietnam’s economic integration in December last year all agreed that Vietnam needs to prepare for the rising economic and political influence of China.
Trade turnover between Vietnam and the Czech Republic reached 1.17 billion USD in 2018, according to the Czech Statistical Office.
A Vietnam-Argentina business forum took place in Hanoi on July 31 as one of the activities during the official visit to Vietnam by Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship Jorge Faurie.
Two-way trade value of Vietnam and Malaysia in the January-June period this year expanded 21.15% on a yearly basis to more than US$5.84 billion, according to statistics of the Vietnamese trade office in Malaysia.
Representatives from Vietnamese and South African enterprises attended a seminar themed “Doing Business with Vietnam 2018”, in Johannesburg city on June 26 as part of the ongoing 25th South African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX).
Bilateral economic cooperation between Vietnam and France has yet to meet potential of both sides, as two-way trade is accounting for only 1% of Vietnam’s total international trade, Vietnamese Ambassador to France Nguyen Thiep said.
A Vietnam – Iran business dialogue took place in Hanoi on April 17 to discuss business opportunities between the two countries.
The Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City (ITPC) will send a delegation to study the market and promote trade and investment in Cuba from April 15-24.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Paik Un-gyu sought measures to complete the two countries’ trade goal of US$100 billion by 2020 during their talks in Hanoi on March 22.
Chairman of the Financial Services Commission (FSC) of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Choi Jong-ku will pay a four-day visit to Vietnam to seek ways to foster financial cooperation with the country.
President Tran Dai Quang’s State visit to Bangladesh from March 4-6 is expected to blow a breath of air, bringing two-way trade to the higher level in the near future.
The Embassy of Indonesia in Hanoi and the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association on February 6 hosted a workshop to boost Indonesia - Vietnam cooperation in the coffee sector.
A workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on January 26 to seek ways to enhance trade between the city and Laos, and to connect businesses from the two sides.
Vietnam’s trade balance with China is expected to improve after enterprises from the two nations inked investment contracts at a trade connection conference in Hanoi on November 8.
The first Africa – ASEAN Business Expo 2017 (AABE 2017) took place in Johannesburg city, South Africa from November 6-8, with hundreds of firms from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam and African countries in attendance.
Trade between Vietnam and Egypt could develop strongly from the current annual level of US$400 million if the two sides make good use of cooperation opportunities.
Vietnam and Malaysia recorded a two-way trade value of over US$3.97 billion in the first five months of 2017, an increase of 27.9% year-on-year, according to the Vietnamese Trade Office in Malaysia.