09:27 | 21/02/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - Representatives of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) met with Vietnamese officials recently at the Kazakhstan Embassy in Hanoi to iron out wrinkles in implementing the Vietnam-EAEU Free Trade Agreement and discuss ways of enhancing its benefits for all sides.
09:02 | 19/02/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - At the Vietnam-Laos Intergovernmental Committee’s 42nd meeting, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith agreed to promote bilateral energy cooperation. The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade is facilitating and implementing agreements on importing electricity from Laos.
Cohesive and responsive: Vietnam ready for ASEAN leadership
08:50 | 16/02/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - Vietnam views its 2020 leadership of the 11-nation ASEAN bloc as an opportunity to contribute to the development of Southeast Asia and the welfare of the 650 million people who call the region home. That was the message conveyed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 6 in Hanoi, where he addressed the launch ceremony of the ASEAN 2020 Chairmanship Year and website www.asean2020.vn.
EVFTA provides new driving forces for Vietnam-EU partnership
09:15 | 04/02/2020 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) after years of negotiations marked an important milestone in bilateral commercial, economic and investment links between Vietnam and the European Union. The agreements will help promote the current strong partnership to a new unprecedented height for the benefits of the peoples and economies of Vietnam and the EU once it is fully implemented. Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Huong talked with EU Ambassador to Vietnam Giorgio Aliberti on the occasion of the 2020 Lunar New Year.
Vietnam, New Zealand look forward to building strategic partnership
11:00 | 28/01/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - 2020 marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Vietnam. Over the last four decades, the bilateral relationship has grown strongly, especially since the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) with both countries being members entered into force in early 2019. New Zealand Chargé D’affaires to Vietnam Keith Conway talked with Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Huong on the results of cooperation between the two countries.
2020 marks a quarter-century of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership
11:15 | 26/01/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - The year 2020 will be a banner year for Vietnam as it assumes the chair of the 11-member ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) bloc and takes its seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020-2021 term. Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Hang spoke with Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh about these key roles.
FTAs deliver boost to exports
11:34 | 17/01/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnam exported US$9 billion more in goods and services than it imported in 2019, an achievement partially attributed to the country’s efficient use of signed free trade agreements (FTAs).
Vietnam, Czech Republic target US$1 billion trade
09:18 | 14/01/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - There are major opportunities for economic and trade cooperation between Vietnam and the Czech Republic, which has highly rated Vietnam’s economic growth in recent years and found it an attractive market for trade and investment.