APEC members laud Vietnam’s initiatives
08:23 | 11/06/2017 Ten Years An APEC
(VEN) - Representatives of the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum are praising the initiatives and discussion topics proposed by Vietnam as host of the APEC 2017 events. These include measures to strengthen economic linkages and regional connectivity, deepen cooperation among member countries to promote sustainable and inclusive growth, and support for very small, small and medium enterprises. Vietnam Economic News’ Hoang Hang and Hoa Quynh recorded their opinions on the sidelines of the 23rd APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting (MRT 23) that took place in Hanoi on May 20-21.
APEC seeks ways to boost free trade
09:16 | 10/06/2017 Ten Years An APEC
(VEN) - Vietnam Economic News’ Nhat Quang recorded the opinions of APEC senior officials on the sidelines of their second meeting (SOM 2) in Hanoi last month. Most of them believe the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum will open up big opportunities not only for the Vietnamese economy but also for businesses to integrate into the regional and global economies.
Vietnam, US strengthen partnership
10:57 | 09/06/2017 Cooperation
(VEN) - More than two decades after the normalization of bilateral relations, Vietnam currently ranks 12th among US export partners and 27th among its import partners. Trade between the two countries has grown an average 25 percent annually. Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to the US from May 29-31 yielded significant results, paving the way to new heights in the bilateral comprehensive partnership.
Asia-Pacific ministers vow to overcome protectionism
09:46 | 08/06/2017 Cooperation
(VEN) - APEC ministers responsible for trade recently gathered in hanoi for their 23rd meeting (mrt 23) and shared the opinion that over the past nearly three decades since its establishment (1989-2017), the organization has achieved significant results in trade liberalization and investment, but is facing big challenges ahead.
Vietnam treasures Japan’s ODA: PM
08:43 | 07/06/2017 Cooperation
Vietnam always treasures and effectively uses official development assistance (ODA) provided by Japan, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc while meeting with President of the Japanese House of Councillors Date Chuichi in Tokyo on June 6.