Vietnam-Japan trade reaches US$4.02 billion in two months
08:10 | 13/03/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - In the first two months of 2014, trade between Vietnam and Japan reached US$4.02 billion, a rise of 15.1 percent compared with the same period last year. This included US$2.2 billion worth of Vietnamese exports to Japan, up 22.8 percent, and US$1.7 billion worth of Japanese exports to Vietnam, up 6.3 percent.
Deepening the Vietnamese-Japanese strategic partnership
11:09 | 10/03/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Since Vietnam and Japan established relations on September 21, 1973, bilateral relations have flourished and been continuously consolidated. The strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan was officially established in 2009 and bilateral cooperation has since expanded and deepened in various fields and become more practical and effective. At the invitation of the Japanese government, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang is expected to pay a visit to Japan on March 17 and 18.
Fourth meeting of Vietnam-China Trade Cooperation Workgroup
10:42 | 10/03/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - A workgroup of the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade attended the Fourth Meeting of the Vietnam-China Trade Cooperation Workgroup, which was held on March 4 in Chongqing, China, within the framework of the Vietnam-China Economic and Trade Cooperation Committee, at the invitation of the Chinese Ministry of Trade.
RoK helps Vietnam improve policies
10:46 | 08/03/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment together with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Vietnam launched a workshop on March 3 to release its final report on the RoK’s Knowledge Sharing Program 2013 (KSP 2013).
US wants to expand business with Vietnam
08:10 | 03/03/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - The 2014 US-ASEAN Business Council’s 33 businesses visited the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s headquarters in Hanoi on February 2 to seek opportunities to expand cooperation in energy, transport, information technology, services and more.
Promoting sustainable use of forest resources
09:16 | 28/02/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - About 19 percent of timber imported for sale in the European market is considered to be of illegal origin. The European Union (EU) expects its EUR3 million support package for Vietnam and neighboring countries will help change the situation to some extent.
AMBIENTE 2014 attracted Vietnamese companies
10:03 | 27/02/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - Ambiente, a world leading trade fair for the consumer goods sector, was successfully opened by representatives of the Federal Republic of Germany, the State of Hesse, the City of Frankfurt and the Japanese government in February 2014. The fair lasted for five days in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (from February 7-11). There were 64 Vietnamese companies attending Ambiente 2014.
Vietnam, Australia focus on energy-industry cooperation
09:44 | 25/02/2014 Cooperation
(VEN) - With many agreements on energy and industry cooperation, Vietnam and Australia have taken advantage of opportunities to enhance cooperation to meet the industrial development of both countries, Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang said at a meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, which was held on February 19 in Hanoi.