Vietnam presents priorities for ASEAN 2020 Chairmanship
10:31 | 27/12/2019 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - Vietnam has set out three priorities for its 2020 chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), namely promoting intra-regional economic linkages, strengthening the partnership for peace and sustainable development, and enhancing the organization’s adaptive capacity and performance. Luong Hoang Thai, Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Multilateral Trade Policy Department spoke with Vietnam Economic News’ Phuong Huong Long on the sidelines of the annual meeting of senior economic officials from ASEAN member countries, known as the SEOM Retreat, which took place on November 28 and 29 in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long City.
USAID supports Vietnam in efforts to prevent trade fraud
09:50 | 24/12/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Origin fraud, illegal transshipment, and the evasion of trade remedies harm the healthy, bilateral trading relationship between Vietnam and the US and other important trading partners, as well as compliant businesses. To lessen origin fraud, illegal transshipment and evasion of trade remedies, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in cooperation with Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Industry and Trade held a workshop on international best practices.
UAE & Vietnam celebrate ties, look ahead to expanding them
09:49 | 20/12/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) officially established diplomatic relation in 1993. In the ensuing years, significant achievements have been recorded in diplomatic, economic and other aspects of the relationship. Vietnam Economic News’ Thanh Tam discussed the progress in bilateral ties with His Excellency Obaid Saeed Bintaresh Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Vietnam.
Phase one deal welcomed by businesses
15:48 | 17/12/2019 Cooperation
The phase one trade deal between China and the United States, which holds off a planned US tariff increase on billions of dollars of Chinese imports previously set to take effect on Sunday, was welcomed by US business groups. But they urged the removal of all additional duties as well.
EU prioritizes helping Vietnam’s digital economy development
09:46 | 17/12/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - The EU will prioritize providing Vietnam with technologies and share experience to help the country develop its digital economy, said the EU’s newly-accredited Ambassador to Vietnam Giorgio Aliberti. He spoke at a press conference in Hanoi on November 12 after he officially assumed a four-year term of office in Vietnam.
Sweden offers Vietnam help in shaping a zero waste, circular economy
08:50 | 13/12/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Sweden, a global leader in waste management and recycling, is willing to share its experiences with Vietnam in order to promote its circular economy, said Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Ann Mawe at a workshop themed “Promoting a low-carbon circular economy - a Swedish perspective” held recently in Hanoi. “In a circular economy, we see everything as a resource for something else - waste becomes a resource,” she explained.