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ASEAN Free Trade Area

A growing economy needs strong support industry

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A growing economy needs strong support industry

Manufacturing is truly the backbone of Vietnam’s economic growth, and the challenge now to making the sector’s comeback a sustainable reality comes down to developing the support industry, according to a commentary published on the website of radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) on August 27.

Economic restructure helps deepen integration

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Economic restructure helps deepen integration

Vietnam should undertake stronger economic restructuring measures, targeting a more comprehensive and transparent effort, and allowing for more effective allocation of resources, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) quoted Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh as saying.

Vietnam imports 25,000 cars in strong H1

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Vietnam imports 25,000 cars in strong H1

Vietnam spent nearly 500 USD million in the first half of 2014 to import 25,000 completely built units (CBU) cars, an increase of 44.4 percent in volume and 53.9 percent in value year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

VN expected to post two-digit export growth

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VN expected to post two-digit export growth

A HSBC report released on March 19 anticipates that Vietnam's merchandise exports will grow at around 12 percent annually between 2014-2016, although last year's figure was 15.4 percent in nominal US dollar terms.

Policies needed to revitalise automobile industry

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Policies needed to revitalise automobile industry

Vietnam needs a range of sound policies to develop the automobile sector in the face of fierce competition with foreign rivals as the import tariff will slump to zero percent once the country joins the ASEAN Free Trade Area by 2018.

China seeks way to further penetrate ASEAN

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China seeks way to further penetrate ASEAN

A number of Chinese experts, scholars and business representatives gathered at a forum in Shenzhen city, Guangdong province on November 23 to seek ways to further penetrate the ASEAN market and discuss issues related to the building of free trade areas.

ASEAN, China promote trade, investment

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ASEAN, China promote trade, investment

The ministers of trade and economics from Southeast Asian countries have participated in the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Roadshow in Chengdu, Shanghai and Beijing, China, from October 22-26.

ASEAN Economic Ministers meet in Brunei

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ASEAN Economic Ministers meet in Brunei

The 45th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting (AEM-45) and related meetings opened in Brunei on August 19, with discussions on establishing the ASEAN economic community by 2015 topping the agenda.