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ASEAN Free Trade Area

China’s bank opens capital city branch

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China’s bank opens capital city branch

The Hanoi branch of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) was officially inaugurated in the capital on Jan. 26 and became the first mainland Chinese bank to operate in Vietnam since 1995.

China’s investment into ASEAN to surge sharply

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China’s investment into ASEAN to surge sharply

Chinese Deputy Minister of Commerce, Yi Xiaozhun, has predicted a sharp rise in his country’s investment into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) after the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area (CAFTA) came into force on January 1, 2010.

Nation urged to capitalise on ASEAN integration

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Nation urged to capitalise on ASEAN integration

Vietnam needs to rely on its internal economic strength and less on foreign investment to capitalise on its integration into ASEAN, former vice president of Vietnam Truong My Hoa told a seminar in HCM City on Nov. 24.

Building China-ASEAN FTA to raise competitiveness

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Building China-ASEAN FTA to raise competitiveness

Building the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area (FTA) solidifies the cooperation between the two sides, complementing each other with materials and technology, and raising the competitiveness of regional products on the world market.