Promoting economic cooperation with Kansai region
15:24 | 20/05/2015 Cooperation
(VEN) - A signing ceremony on new economic cooperation framework between Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade and Japan’s Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI-Kansai) was held on May 19 at the ministry headquarter.
VN, RoK boost cooperation in finance
16:14 | 19/05/2015 Cooperation
Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh on May 18 met with Financial Services Commission (FSC) Chairman Yim Jong-yong and leaders from 10 largest banks in the Republic of Korea (RoK) during his working visit to the country.
Vietnam-US relations development lauded
10:18 | 19/05/2015 Cooperation
US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said he believes Vietnam and the US will continue developing their relations and cooperation potential, ultimately expanding their comprehensive partnership in the years ahead.
VN, Peru boost cooperative relations
15:04 | 16/05/2015 Cooperation
PM Nguyen Tan Dung highlighted the traditional relationship and positive developments in Viet Nam-Peru relations in fields of economics, trade and investment during his meeting with Peru’s new Ambassador to Viet Nam Carlos Berninzon on May 13.
Dong Nai active in integrating into AEC
09:43 | 15/05/2015 Cooperation
Enterprises in the southern province of Dong Nai have been advised to innovate manufacturing technology, improve their brand names and boost trade promotion to anticipate opportunities offered by the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by the end of this year.
Vietnam, RoK sign free trade agreement
14:21 | 13/05/2015 Cooperation
(VEN) - After 28 months with eight official negotiation rounds, the Korea-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (KVFTA) has officially been signed. This is the first bilateral FTA between Vietnam and its economic partners in 2015. Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang and RoK Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy Yoon Sang-jick signed the VKFTA on May 5 in Hanoi, in the presence of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and high-ranking representatives of the two countries.
Difficulties in VPA/FLEGT negotiations
08:20 | 13/05/2015 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnam and the EU have had four high-ranking negotiations, eight technical negotiations, and 29 online meetings on the VPA/FLEGT (Voluntary Partnership Agreement and Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade) since November 2010. The Government of Vietnam is trying to conclude negotiations soon so its wood products (stated in Appendix 1 of the VPA) can qualify for FLEGT licensing. Under the FLEGT license, wood exporters will not have make declarations in accordance with the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR).