06:00 | 17/02/2021 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - The recently signed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, which forms the world’s largest trade bloc, is expected to become a driving force for the economic recovery of the Asia-Pacific region from the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Signed on November 15, 2020, the pact’s 15 members include the 10 countries of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), Australia, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), and New Zealand.
06:00 | 16/02/2021 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - Last year was a special year for ASEAN and a particular challenge for Vietnam as the 2020 ASEAN Chair. It provided an opportunity for Vietnam to display creative, responsible and effective leadership.
Online matching holds promise for Thai investment in Vietnam
06:00 | 03/02/2021 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - Online business matching has become the best solution to develop Vietnamese-Thai trade in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2021, the Thai Embassy in Vietnam and Vietnamese authorities will continue promoting online business matching to further develop bilateral trade. Vietnam Economic News’ Hoa Quynh & Thu Thuy spoke with Thai Trade Counselor in Vietnam Pannakarn Jiamsuchon about bilateral trade.
RCEP signing: Highlight of Vietnam’s 2020 ASEAN leadership
06:00 | 01/01/2021 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - “The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement marked a significant milestone in the international economic integration process of Vietnam and all countries involved in the negotiations,” Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh told the media.
Vietnam reaffirms leadership role as ASEAN Chair amid pandemic
06:00 | 31/12/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - What the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has done in 2020 with Vietnam playing the role of its Chair has dispelled all doubts (if any) about the bloc’s internal strength and cooperation possibilities in the context of complicated global changes, especially in terms of economic development, trade and investment.
Vietnam affirms its global position at APEC
06:00 | 22/12/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - As the Chair ASEAN for 2020 and a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2020-2021, Vietnam’s position at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum has improved. At the recent 27th APEC Summit, held online, the leaders of 21 member economies adopted the Post-2020 Vision of APEC proposed by Vietnam in the city of Da Nang in 2017.
RCEP facilitates trade and harmonization of standards
06:00 | 14/12/2020 EVFTA
(VEN) - While the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) are designed to maximize trade and investment liberalization, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is the harmonization of standards to facilitate trade in the region. Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Phuong spoke about the recently signed RCEP agreement with Phung Thi Lan Phuong, Head of the Free Trade Agreement Office under the WTO (World Trade Organization) and Integration Center of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).