German parliament Vice President supports ratification of EVFTA
08:40 | 17/11/2016 MUTRAP Corner
During a meeting with Vice Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Uong Chu Luu in Hanoi on November 16, Vice President of the German parliament Edelgard Bulmahn said she will advocate the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which is expected to open up new opportunities for economic, investment and trade ties between Vietnam and Germany.
Vietnam, Portugal trade suggested to hit 500 million USD
08:18 | 13/11/2016 MUTRAP Corner
At a meeting with Portuguese Ambassador Francisco de Assis Morais e Cunha Vaz Patto in Hanoi on November 10, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on Vietnam and Portugal to employ more solutions to raising their bilateral trade from nearly 400 million USD in 2015 to 500 million USD by 2020.
EU supports Vietnam’s green growth efforts
09:16 | 12/11/2016 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the EU Delegation to Vietnam recently co-organized a senior level seminar on Vietnam Green Growth Strategy (VGGS). Ambassador Bruno Angelet, Head of the EU Delegation to Vietnam, affirmed the EU would support Vietnam’s efforts to promote green growth.
Irish President wishes to foster ties with Vietnam
08:42 | 08/11/2016 MUTRAP Corner
During talks with President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi on November 7th, Irish President Michael D. Higgins expressed his wish to foster co-operation with Vietnam, which he described as a country of increasing importance in the Asia-Pacific.
Vietnam eyes further trade ties with Northern Europe
10:40 | 04/11/2016 MUTRAP Corner
At a seminar jointly held by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and embassies of the Northern European countriesin Hanoi on November 1st, Vietnamese businesses were guided to seek niche in Northern Europe, which comprises Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
Vietnam, Netherlands promote trade and investment cooperation
08:35 | 31/10/2016 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - Vice Minister for Foreign Trade of the Netherlands Marten van den Berg led a delegation of 34 Dutch companies and knowledge institutions to visit Vietnam from October 24-25. These companies operate in a wide range of sectors such as aviation, agri-food, renewable energy, and maritime infrastructure. Vietnam Economic News’ My Phung talked with Vice Minister Marten van den Berg about the progress of development cooperation between the two countries.