Vietnam, Sri Lanka to establish joint trade sub-committee
08:09 | 27/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - “Establishing a joint trade sub-committee under the Vietnam-Sri Lanka Joint Committee on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation could provide an important basis for seeking specific solutions to promote bilateral trade cooperation,” Vietnam’s Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang said at a meeting with Sri Lanka’s Minister of Industry and Trade Rishad Badiutheen on his visit to Vietnam from August 20-22.
AEC opens new opportunities for leather, footwear sector
10:07 | 26/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Following the tariff reduction itinerary, the tariff on Vietnamese footwear exports to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) will stand at zero percent by the end of 2015 opening opportunities for the Vietnamese leather and footwear industry to expand its export market and cooperate to develop material sources.
AEC drives towards 2015
08:33 | 25/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is in its very important period of time with its goal to establish an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015 and an action plan for future years, according to a workshop recently held in Hanoi by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in association with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) to share experiences and initiatives to make the most of opportunities and advantages of the AEC.
US senator optimistic abou TPP progress
10:36 | 22/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - At a meeting with the media during his recent visit to Vietnam, Senator Bob Corker, a ranking member of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, showed his optimism about the progress of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.
EU increases 30 percent of grant aid for Vietnam
09:33 | 21/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission Catherine Ashton said that her visit to Vietnam from August 11-12 would underline the good relations between the EU and Vietnam and the EU’s desire to tighten its ties with Vietnam.
VKFTA to be signed soon
09:15 | 20/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) will make greater efforts to sign the Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA) by the end of this year. The signing will create a powerful investment wave and offer cooperation opportunities for investors.
Multilateral diplomacy: New thinking, approach and position
09:26 | 19/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung when addressing the conference on multilateral diplomacy in the 21st century and recommendations for Vietnam held on August 12 said that Vietnam needed to change from active participation to positive contributions in order to build and adopt the common rules.
Improving ASEAN’s role and position
08:44 | 18/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) must bring into play its central and decisive role in building the regional security structure, boosting intraregional linkages, narrowing the development gap and effectively coping with emerging challenges, looking towards a sustainable ASEAN Community after 2015.
Singapore-Vietnam trade continues to thrive
09:31 | 15/08/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - In the first six months of this year, bilateral trade turnover between Singapore and Vietnam recorded growth of nearly 24 percent. Given this, Singapore held its position as Vietnam’s leading trade partner in ASEAN.