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).
Vietnam-India trade cooperation highlighted
15:19 | 12/05/2015 Cooperation
Crowds of domestic and Indian scientists, managers and businessmen gathered at a workshop in Hanoi on May 11 to discuss economic cooperation potential between Vietnam and India, organised by the Ho Chi Minh City National Politics Academy.
Italians to capitalize on opportunities in VN
17:11 | 11/05/2015 Cooperation
(VEN) - With a huge consumer market in Vietnam, Italian businesses want to step up their long-term presence here and share their development experience with Vietnamese businesses. In particular, Italian businesses are especially interested in creating new cooperation opportunities with small and medium-sized companies. Vietnam Economic News’ Ngoc Thao spoke with Bruna Santarelli, Chief Representative of the Italian Trade Commission (ICE) Office under the Italian Embassy in Vietnam.
Russia, Vietnam solidify strategic partnership
10:12 | 11/05/2015 Cooperation
President Truong Tan Sang and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed upon a score of measures to strengthen the comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia in the new phase of development.
EU’s assistance via trade promotion projects Intellectual transfer
19:06 | 08/05/2015 Cooperation
(VEN) - With their outstanding advantages in many areas and experiences in global business, countries under the European Union (EU) have for years effectively supported Vietnam in building export development capacity and trade promotion via national, long-term projects and programs using advanced methods and world-class advisors.
Vietnam, Indonesia cooperate to stabilise coffee price
11:28 | 08/05/2015 Cooperation
Coffee markets in Vietnam and Indonesia will flourish with the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Vietnam Coffee- Cocoa Association (VICOFA) and the Association of Indonesian Coffee Exporters and Industries (AEKI).
Expanding Vietnam-Norway cooperation
11:08 | 07/05/2015 Cooperation
(VEN) - Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s official visit to Vietnam from April 16-18 has contributed to deepening relations, opening new opportunities for the two countries to boost bilateral economic cooperation.
ASEAN Summit 26 discusses AEC issues
14:35 | 06/05/2015 Cooperation
(VEN) - The 26th ASEAN Summit (ASEAN Summit 26) and related meetings took place in Malaysia between April 26 and 27 focusing on reviewing and proposing specific orientations towards forming the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and building the AEC’s post-2015 vision. Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung led the high-level delegation to participate in a summit.
ASEAN’s greater influence affirmed
14:32 | 27/04/2015 Cooperation
Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin of Malaysia, which holds the 2015 ASEAN Chair, asserted the centre role played by ASEAN and its greater influence during a banquet for the bloc’s foreign and economic ministers in Kuala Lumpur, on April 25.