Vietnam looks back on decade of global integration, sets future goals
06:00 | 13/03/2021 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnam has recorded outstanding achievements in international integration over the past five years. It has signed 15 free trade agreements (FTAs) to date and is negotiating two others. Strategic partnerships have been established with 16 countries, and comprehensive strategic partnerships with 11 others. It has joined over 500 bilateral and multilateral agreements. Over 70 countries have recognized Vietnam as a market economy.
Vietnam eyes logistics cooperation with South America
06:00 | 12/03/2021 Cooperation
(VEN) - South America is a promising market for Vietnam’s exports, but distance and limited volume of transported goods have resulted in high logistics costs, making it hard for Vietnamese goods to compete. Enterprises in Vietnam and South America are seeking closer coordination in the logistics industry.
Việt Nam, Slovenia eye cooperation potential in mechanical engineering
14:21 | 05/03/2021 Cooperation
Việt Nam and Slovenia boast high potential for cooperation in manufacturing agro-forestry-fisheries machinery and equipment – an area of Slovenia’s strength and Việt Nam’s demand, said Vũ Bá Phú, head of the Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, at a recent online Việt Nam-Slovenia business exchange.
Vietnamese rice exports increase 10 percent
06:00 | 22/02/2021 EVFTA
(VEN) - Despite Covid-19 induced difficulties, Vietnam’s rice exports exceeded US$3 billion in 2020, more than 10 percent higher compared with 2019. Given this result, the rice sector is forecast to continue growing in 2021 thanks to increasing demand and the implementation of new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs).
Trust grows in Vietnam’s economic resilience in 2021
06:00 | 18/02/2021 Cooperation
(VEN) - Effective control of Covid-19 and successful hosting of significant events in 2020 have strengthened Vietnam’s global position. With annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 2.91 percent, Vietnam was one of the economies with the highest growth in 2020 despite the pandemic, bolstering business and investor trust in its prospects for 2021. Several leading foreign representatives in Vietnam offer their perspective of the country’s development.
RCEP enters into force in 2021 as driving force for economic recovery
06:00 | 17/02/2021 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - The recently signed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, which forms the world’s largest trade bloc, is expected to become a driving force for the economic recovery of the Asia-Pacific region from the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Signed on November 15, 2020, the pact’s 15 members include the 10 countries of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), Australia, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), and New Zealand.