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.
WB helps Vietnam build long-term development orientation
08:07 | 28/07/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - The World Bank has pledged to help Vietnam undertake drastic reform of its financial system and state-owned enterprises, which in turn will spur higher growth and a more transparent economy, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim told the media after a talk with high-ranking Vietnamese officials during his recent visit to Vietnam.
Promoting Turkey-Vietnam trade
10:22 | 24/07/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Export turnover between Vietnam and Turkey has recorded good growth in recent years. This trend is expected to continue to be maintained when the two countries signed a double taxation avoidance agreement in early July.
Determination to quickly complete Vietnam-EFTA FTA
09:17 | 23/07/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), which includes Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, has undergone eight rounds of negotiations. The parties are preparing for the next round of negotiations scheduled to take place from August 25-28 in Hanoi. It is anticipated that discussions on the agreement will be finished by the end of this year.