EVFTA provides new driving forces for Vietnam-EU partnership
09:15 | 04/02/2020 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) after years of negotiations marked an important milestone in bilateral commercial, economic and investment links between Vietnam and the European Union. The agreements will help promote the current strong partnership to a new unprecedented height for the benefits of the peoples and economies of Vietnam and the EU once it is fully implemented. Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Huong talked with EU Ambassador to Vietnam Giorgio Aliberti on the occasion of the 2020 Lunar New Year.
Vietnam, New Zealand look forward to building strategic partnership
11:00 | 28/01/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - 2020 marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Vietnam. Over the last four decades, the bilateral relationship has grown strongly, especially since the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) with both countries being members entered into force in early 2019. New Zealand Chargé D’affaires to Vietnam Keith Conway talked with Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Huong on the results of cooperation between the two countries.
2020 marks a quarter-century of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership
11:15 | 26/01/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - The year 2020 will be a banner year for Vietnam as it assumes the chair of the 11-member ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) bloc and takes its seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020-2021 term. Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Hang spoke with Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh about these key roles.
FTAs deliver boost to exports
11:34 | 17/01/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - Vietnam exported US$9 billion more in goods and services than it imported in 2019, an achievement partially attributed to the country’s efficient use of signed free trade agreements (FTAs).
Vietnam, Czech Republic target US$1 billion trade
09:18 | 14/01/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - There are major opportunities for economic and trade cooperation between Vietnam and the Czech Republic, which has highly rated Vietnam’s economic growth in recent years and found it an attractive market for trade and investment.
Vietnam, RoK look towards US$100 billion in two-way trade
10:43 | 31/12/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh talked to the media about the results of a working trip to the Republic of Korea (RoK) for the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit, the Mekong-RoK Summit, and an official visit to the RoK from November 24-28.
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.