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.
IMF sees 0.4 percentage points cut to China GDP growth from coronavirus
11:07 | 25/02/2020 Cooperation
The coronavirus outbreak will cut China's economic growth by 0.4 percentage points to 5.6 pct this year and have a "relatively minor and short-lived" impact on the world economy under the IMF's baseline scenario for the epidemic. But it warned there are too many uncertainties to allow reliable forecasting.
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.