Sweden-Vietnam trade growing, but potential remains untapped
09:22 | 03/03/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - Two-way trade turnover between Vietnam and Sweden has maintained a stable growth rate. Vietnam has moved ahead to 24th place among the 30 major exporters to Sweden, surpassing the Republic of Korea, India, Hong Kong (China), Thailand and other ASEAN countries.
Under Vietnam’s leadership, ASEAN prioritizes intra-regional trade
09:06 | 27/02/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - Vietnam is hoping transaction costs within the 11-nation bloc of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) can be reduced 10 percent this year, with a view to doubling intra-regional trade by 2025, according to Luong Hoang Thai, Director of the Multilateral Trade Policy Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam attends APEC SOM 1 in Malaysia
09:18 | 25/02/2020 Cooperation
The first Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 1) and related meetings of the Asia-Pacific Cooperation (APEC) forum 2020 (APEC 2020) took place in Malaysia’s Putrajaya city from February 20-22.
Vietnam, EAEU mull how to boost trade exchange
09:27 | 21/02/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - Representatives of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) met with Vietnamese officials recently at the Kazakhstan Embassy in Hanoi to iron out wrinkles in implementing the Vietnam-EAEU Free Trade Agreement and discuss ways of enhancing its benefits for all sides.
Vietnam, Laos sign energy cooperation deals
09:02 | 19/02/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - At the Vietnam-Laos Intergovernmental Committee’s 42nd meeting, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith agreed to promote bilateral energy cooperation. The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade is facilitating and implementing agreements on importing electricity from Laos.
Cohesive and responsive: Vietnam ready for ASEAN leadership
08:50 | 16/02/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - Vietnam views its 2020 leadership of the 11-nation ASEAN bloc as an opportunity to contribute to the development of Southeast Asia and the welfare of the 650 million people who call the region home. That was the message conveyed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 6 in Hanoi, where he addressed the launch ceremony of the ASEAN 2020 Chairmanship Year and website www.asean2020.vn.