Negotiations on FTAs Accelerated
09:32 | 07/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnam and other negotiating countries are accelerating the pace of negotiations on a series of major economic agreements, which are scheduled for signing at the end of this year.
TPP enters a key stage
08:45 | 06/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Following the recent negotiation round in Ottawa, Canada, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is going to enter a key stage with negotiations covering nearly 20 fields which are said to be very technically complicated or very sensitive in terms of market opening.
APEC towards a green economy
09:13 | 05/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Cam Tu when addressing the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference on facilitating the solar supply chain held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Hanoi on July 31-August 1 said that energy security had become the world’s top concern. Therefore, Vietnam and other APEC members are striving to build a low carbon economy, contributing to ensuring sustainable energy development.
The Bali Package facilitates global trade
08:05 | 04/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Huong talked with Todd Hammer, Director of the Office for Economic Development and Governance at the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Vietnam, on the sidelines of a recent workshop themed “WTO Bali Package - Opportunities and Challenges for Vietnam” held in Hanoi under the USAID-funded Governance for Inclusive Growth (USAID/GIG) program in association with the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade.
USSH-based India Information Office inaugurated
09:10 | 03/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - The demand for information about India and the India-Vietnam relations has risen significantly due to the growing bilateral cooperation. In order to meet this demand, the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) in Ho Chi Minh City, in association with the Consulate General of India, established the India Information Office at the Thu Duc Campus, Ho Chi Minh City. The inauguration of the India Information Office was held on July 30.
France wants increased commercial cooperation with Vietnam
09:32 | 31/07/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - “France absolutely supports free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between Vietnam and the EU and hopes the agreement will be signed later this year. The agreement will help remove trade barriers and further promote economic cooperation between the two countries.” Fleur Pellerin, Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Tourism Promotion and French Nationals Abroad of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, said in a talk with the press during her recent official visit to Vietnam.
ASEAN-EU towards strategic partnership
10:29 | 30/07/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - The 20th ASEAN-European Union (EU) Ministerial Meeting (AEMM) held in Brussels, Belgium on July 22-23 issued a joint statement with several important points about a plan to boost the relationship between ASEAN and the EU.
Vietnam, France signed contract on technical assistance for PPP projects
16:45 | 28/07/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Recently in Hanoi, Fleur Pellerin, Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Tourism Promotion and French Nationals Abroad of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and Vietnamese Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh attended the signing ceremony of a contract on technical assistance for public-private partnership (PPP) projects between the French Technical Assistance Agency (Adetef), a French engineering group, Egis, and the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment.