French economy to shrink record 11 percent this year
13:26 | 03/06/2020 Cooperation
The French economy is expected to shrink a record 11 percent this year because of the coronavirus crisis, which is worse than the government's previous forecast of an 8 percent contraction, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Tuesday.
EVFTA implementation especially important in post covid-19 period
06:00 | 02/06/2020 EVFTA
(VEN) - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to be ratified by the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) during its forthcoming session and take effect in July 2020. This means economic cooperation between Vietnam and the European Union (EU) is to enter a new period with more opportunities.
Vietnam seeks foothold in Turkish market
06:00 | 29/05/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - Although the commodity structures of Vietnam and Turkey compete with each other, Vietnamese enterprises can increase sales in Turkey if they know how to exploit the niche market, said Le Phu Cuong, Vietnamese Trade Counselor in Turkey, in an interview with Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Phuong.
China sets no growth target for 2020
15:27 | 26/05/2020 Cooperation
China on Friday said it would not set a growth target for the current year as the country was working to ensure winning the battle against poverty. China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang acknowledges risks facing China but lays emphasis on 6 sectors to boost economy, generate jobs.
Vietnam plays leading role in restoring ASEAN economy after pandemic
09:53 | 25/05/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh recently spoke with ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi about economic recovery plans for the bloc and maintaining regional supply chains in the post Covid-19 period, as well as the next steps to cope with the pandemic. Following the discussion, the minister spoke with the media.