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CPTPP

Mexico to face fierce competition from Vietnam: Mexican economists

Business

Mexico to face fierce competition from Vietnam: Mexican economists

Mexican economists have shared the view that once the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) takes effect, Mexico will have to face fierce competition from Vietnam in many sectors, such as garments and textiles, leather and footwear, and electronic equipment.

Vietnam aims to become furniture hub

Business

Vietnam aims to become furniture hub

Vietnamese wood and furniture firms need to improve their designs, distribution and brands to enable Vietnam to become a global furniture hub, a conference heard in Ho Chi Minh City on December 7.

Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed

Society

Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers Vietnam an opportunity to modernise its labour laws and improve labour quality and productivity, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4.

Business forum to promote sustainable economic development

Business

Business forum to promote sustainable economic development

The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) 2018 will focus on measures to practically and effectively support enterprises towards promoting economic development in a rapid and sustainable manner in connection with environmental protection, according to Vu Tien Loc, co-chair of the forum.

Deputy PM hosts APEC Vision Group Chair

Politics

Deputy PM hosts APEC Vision Group Chair

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on November 30 welcomed Allan Wagner, who is Chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Vision Group and former Foreign Minister of Peru, who is in Hanoi to attend a conference on Vietnam’s 20-year APEC membership.

Vice President vows support for Manulife Financial Corp

Business

Vice President vows support for Manulife Financial Corp

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has assured Vietnam’s consistent policy of supporting Canadian firms and Manulife in particular to effectively operate in the country during a reception for visiting Chief Executive Officer & Director at Manulife Financial Corp Roy Gori in Hanoi on November 29.

Enterprises need to strive to join global value chain

Business

Enterprises need to strive to join global value chain

Vietnamese enterprises’ ability to take part in the global value chain will depend on the quality of their products and a willingness to use advanced technology, speakers said at the Vietnam Export Forum 2018 held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.