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Japan’s foreign reserves hit record

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Japan’s foreign reserves hit record

Japan 's foreign currency reserves at the end of November rose 16.94 billion USD from a month earlier to a record 1.073 trillion USD, reported the Finance Ministry on Dec. 7.

China boosts relations with Canada

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China boosts relations with Canada

Chinese President Hu Jintao said on Dec. 3 that he believed Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to China would push bilateral relationship to a new level, Xinhua news agency reported.

Vietnam promotes tourism in France, Taiwan

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Vietnam promotes tourism in France, Taiwan

Vietnam’s tourism sector will conclude its 2009 Vietnamese tourism promotion campaign with programmes in Taiwan, China, and France, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Fruit, vegetable exports grow 5.4 percent

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Fruit, vegetable exports grow 5.4 percent

The fruit and vegetable industry has posted record export growth in the first 11 months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

After 11 months, Vietnam earned 388 million USD from exporting fruit and vegetables, an increase of 5.4 percent over the same period of 2008, the ministry said.

German shoe makers decry EC’s duty extension plan

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German shoe makers decry EC’s duty extension plan

The Federation of the German Shoe Industry has warned that footwear in the German market could be more expensive in next year due to a recent European Commission proposal to extend anti-dumping duties on leather shoes from Vietnam and China.

Da Nang-Taipei air route to open

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Da Nang-Taipei air route to open

Direct service between China’s Taipei and Da Nang, Vietnam will begin December 26, according to a representative from the route operator, Taiwan-based TransAsia Airways.

Trade officials inch forward

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Trade officials inch forward

Trade ministers were wrapping up three days of WTO talks on Dec.2 with little headway seen on ending an eight-year stalemate on framing a trade liberalisation accord ahead of a 2010 deadline.

International fairs help boost trade, tourism

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International fairs help boost trade, tourism

A series of international fairs opened on Dec. 2 to boost trade relations between Vietnamese businesses and their foreign partners as well as to promote the tourist industry in countries in the Mekong region and Japan.