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).
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.
Vietnam, RoK look towards US$100 billion in two-way trade
10:43 | 31/12/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh talked to the media about the results of a working trip to the Republic of Korea (RoK) for the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit, the Mekong-RoK Summit, and an official visit to the RoK from November 24-28.
Vietnam presents priorities for ASEAN 2020 Chairmanship
10:31 | 27/12/2019 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - Vietnam has set out three priorities for its 2020 chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), namely promoting intra-regional economic linkages, strengthening the partnership for peace and sustainable development, and enhancing the organization’s adaptive capacity and performance. Luong Hoang Thai, Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Multilateral Trade Policy Department spoke with Vietnam Economic News’ Phuong Huong Long on the sidelines of the annual meeting of senior economic officials from ASEAN member countries, known as the SEOM Retreat, which took place on November 28 and 29 in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long City.
USAID supports Vietnam in efforts to prevent trade fraud
09:50 | 24/12/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Origin fraud, illegal transshipment, and the evasion of trade remedies harm the healthy, bilateral trading relationship between Vietnam and the US and other important trading partners, as well as compliant businesses. To lessen origin fraud, illegal transshipment and evasion of trade remedies, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in cooperation with Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Industry and Trade held a workshop on international best practices.
UAE & Vietnam celebrate ties, look ahead to expanding them
09:49 | 20/12/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) officially established diplomatic relation in 1993. In the ensuing years, significant achievements have been recorded in diplomatic, economic and other aspects of the relationship. Vietnam Economic News’ Thanh Tam discussed the progress in bilateral ties with His Excellency Obaid Saeed Bintaresh Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Vietnam.
EU prioritizes helping Vietnam’s digital economy development
09:46 | 17/12/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - The EU will prioritize providing Vietnam with technologies and share experience to help the country develop its digital economy, said the EU’s newly-accredited Ambassador to Vietnam Giorgio Aliberti. He spoke at a press conference in Hanoi on November 12 after he officially assumed a four-year term of office in Vietnam.
Sweden offers Vietnam help in shaping a zero waste, circular economy
08:50 | 13/12/2019 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - Sweden, a global leader in waste management and recycling, is willing to share its experiences with Vietnam in order to promote its circular economy, said Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Ann Mawe at a workshop themed “Promoting a low-carbon circular economy - a Swedish perspective” held recently in Hanoi. “In a circular economy, we see everything as a resource for something else - waste becomes a resource,” she explained.
Breakthrough in RCEP negotiations on world’s largest free trade area
11:09 | 09/12/2019 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - After nearly seven years of negotiations, the 10 ASEAN member states and its allies reached agreement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and pledged to sign the trade deal in 2020. The consensus over what is shaping up to be the world’s biggest free trade area was reached within the framework of the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits in Thailand.