Breakthrough in RCEP negotiations on world’s largest free trade area
11:09 | 09/12/2019 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - After nearly seven years of negotiations, the 10 ASEAN member states and its allies reached agreement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and pledged to sign the trade deal in 2020. The consensus over what is shaping up to be the world’s biggest free trade area was reached within the framework of the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits in Thailand.
Vietnam assumes ASEAN Chair
09:38 | 03/12/2019 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - The chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for 2020 that Vietnam officially assumed on November 4 will be a chance for the country to demonstrate its leadership and coordination capability to help the 10 member countries grasp opportunities, overcome challenges, and build a sustainable community.
Vietnam offers increased oil, gas cooperation with Russia
10:00 | 28/11/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnam is willing to create favorable conditions for Russian companies to carry out oil and gas exploration and exploitation projects within Vietnam’s continental shelf, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov and his Vietnamese counterpart Trinh Dinh Dung announced following the 22nd session of the Vietnam-Russia Intergovernmental Committee for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technological Cooperation that took place last month in Hanoi.
Vietnamese-RoK B2B trade on the rise
09:32 | 26/11/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - More than 100 Vietnamese enterprises and 15 enterprises from the Republic of Korea (RoK), operating in the fields of software, medical equipment, technology solutions and applications, and construction, had business-to-business (B2B) transactions on October 23 in Hanoi. The event was organized by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in collaboration with the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) to support businesses from both countries in investment and trade cooperation.
Vietnam honors ties with Japan at Emperor’s coronation
14:39 | 21/11/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - At the invitation of the Japanese government, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the enthronement ceremony for Japanese Emperor Naruhito from October 22-23. His presence at this historical event reflected Vietnam’s respect for its strategic partnership with Japan and the progress of bilateral cooperation.
Vietnam, South Africa plan trade increase
14:32 | 19/11/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnamese and South African officials met in Hanoi on October 16 to discuss measures to remove bottlenecks and create better conditions for trade, investment and business partnerships.
Vietnam, UK commit to stronger trade, investment
08:48 | 15/11/2019 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - The 11th meeting of the UK-Vietnam Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) was held in Ha Long Bay on October 4. Talks focused on deepening the two countries’ trade cooperation in key sectors and overcoming impediments to greater UK investment.