Thailand eyes FTA negotiation with UK World

Thailand eyes FTA negotiation with UK

Thailand and the UK have planned to ink a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the establishment of a joint committee on commerce and economic cooperation, paving the way for a future free trade agreement (FTA).
Top 10 issues that defined the global economy in 2020 World

Top 10 issues that defined the global economy in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a heavy impact on every aspect of life in 2020, and the global economy had been especially hard hit. The Vietnam News Agency has selected the ten most significant global economic issues during the year.
Vietnamese, UK firms look to bilateral FTA post-Brexit Business

Vietnamese, UK firms look to bilateral FTA post-Brexit

An online dialogue on policies and markets held on October 6 offered Vietnamese and UK enterprises an insight into the opportunities and challenges in trade and investment ties between the two nations following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
Vietnam expects smooth Brexit process: spokeswoman Politics

Vietnam expects smooth Brexit process: spokeswoman

Vietnam has been keeping a close watch on the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit) and hopes that this process will take place smoothly, Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Thailand needs to restructure to promote trade, investment: official World

Thailand needs to restructure to promote trade, investment: official

Thailand needs to restructure the export, import and investment sectors to cope with mounting external risks, particularly from the ongoing trade war, the Brexit impasse and the international geopolitical situation, said Boonyarit Kalayanamit, permanent commerce secretary.
UK eyes new trade opportunities with ASEAN World

UK eyes new trade opportunities with ASEAN

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab travelled to Thailand on July 31 to attend a meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers in Bangkok to seek new trade opportunities and stronger diplomatic ties ahead of the country’s exit from the European Union (Brexit).
EVFTA opens door for businesses to join global value chains Business

EVFTA opens door for businesses to join global value chains

The conclusion of the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) marked the end of an arduous journey with three years of negotiations and another three years for preparation to reach the signing, according to Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc.
Thailand to restart FTA negotiations with EU World

Thailand to restart FTA negotiations with EU

The Thai Commerce Ministry said on June 11 that the country will discuss with the European Union the impact of Brexit and restart negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two sides at the 14th meeting of the EU-Thailand working group set for June 14 in Brussels, Belgium.
US-China trade war a boon for Vietnam Business

US-China trade war a boon for Vietnam

Vietnam is at the top of the list of markets that could benefit from trade diversion coming from US-China trade tensions, building on its increasing competitiveness in manufacturing, according to Pham Hong Hai, CEO of HSBC Vietnam.