ASEAN-EU to resume free trade deal negotiations World

ASEAN-EU to resume free trade deal negotiations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is set to resume free trade agreement (FTA) talks with the European Union after negotiations were suspended since 2009, the Bangkok Post reported.
Digital transformation roadmap endorsed at 53rd AEM Meeting ASEAN

Digital transformation roadmap endorsed at 53rd AEM Meeting

The Bandar Seri Begawan Roadmap on digital transformation to accelerate ASEAN’s Economic Recovery and Digital Economy Integration (BSBR) was endorsed during the virtual 53rd ASEAN Economic Ministers' (AEM) Meeting chaired by Brunei on September 8-9.
Cambodia attends virtual AEM-ASEAN BAC Consultations World

Cambodia attends virtual AEM-ASEAN BAC Consultations

Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak attended consultations between ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) held recently via videoconference, reported Cambodia News Agency AKP.
ASEAN summit discusses inclusive business ASEAN

ASEAN summit discusses inclusive business

The third ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit was organised on September 29 via video conference with the focus on discussing inclusive business strategies that support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in post-pandemic recovery.
ASEAN, US continue to foster economic engagement World

ASEAN, US continue to foster economic engagement

The ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and the US Trade Representative (USTR) Consultations took place virtually on August 27 as part of the 52nd meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52).
ASEAN, China boost trade links World

ASEAN, China boost trade links

Economic ministers from ASEAN member countries held a meeting with representatives from China’s Ministry of Commerce on August 27.
ASEAN, UK hold online economic dialogue ASEAN

ASEAN, UK hold online economic dialogue

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the UK held an online economic dialogue on August 26 as part of the 52nd meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52), under the coordination of Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and British Secretary of State for International Trade Elizabeth Truss.
Vietnam, Brunei agree to strive for prompt opening of trade routes Politics

Vietnam, Brunei agree to strive for prompt opening of trade routes

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and Minister of Finance and Economy of Brunei Dato Amin Abdullah on June 10 affirmed that the countries will continue close cooperation and exert efforts to open trade routes via international commercial flights and sea routes right after the pandemic is placed under control.
ASEAN seeking solutions for regional economic recovery ASEAN

ASEAN seeking solutions for regional economic recovery

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, on behalf of ASEAN Economic Ministers, held a phone discussion with Secretary-General of ASEAN Lim Jock Hoi on May 6 regarding plans for recovering the regional economy and maintaining intra-bloc supply chains after the COVID-19 pandemic has been brought under control.
Trade facilitation to promote ASEAN investment ASEAN

Trade facilitation to promote ASEAN investment

The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC) proposed initiatives to promote ASEAN investment through trade facilitation at the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and ABAC Consultation in Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang on March 10.
AEM Retreat to ink trade, investment pacts in April World

AEM Retreat to ink trade, investment pacts in April

The ASEAN Economic Ministers' (AEM) Retreat, scheduled for April 23-24 in Thailand’s Phuket, is expected to see the signing of two vital agreements - the ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement (ATISA) and the fourth protocol amending the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA).
Vietnam actively contributes to negotiations of regional economic pact Business

Vietnam actively contributes to negotiations of regional economic pact

The 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-50) Meeting and Related Meetings, which freshly concluded in Singapore on September 1 after four days of working, is an important event in the context of rising global trade protectionism and unilateralisaiton, said Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh in a recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam seeks multilateral trade cooperation at AEM-50 Business

Vietnam seeks multilateral trade cooperation at AEM-50

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh met with his counterparts from Singapore, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea on the sidelines of the 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-50) Meeting and Related Meetings held in Singapore from August 29 to September 2 to discuss bilateral and multilateral trade cooperation.