Resilience helps Vietnam overcome year of COVID-19 Business

Resilience helps Vietnam overcome year of COVID-19

Though COVID-19 has sent the global economy into one of its worst recessions ever, Vietnam posted GDP growth of 2.91 percent in 2020 thanks to its solid control of outbreaks and timely support to both enterprises and local people.
Vietnam-UK FTA: new motivation for bilateral trade Business

Vietnam-UK FTA: new motivation for bilateral trade

The UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) is an important factor ensuring the continuity of the dynamic and expanding bilateral trade relations between the two countries, affirmed UK Secretary of State for International Trade Elizabeth Truss.
British official: Vietnam a strategic partner of UK Politics

British official: Vietnam a strategic partner of UK

Vietnam is a strategic partner of the UK, affirmed UK Secretary of State for International Trade Elizabeth Truss at a meeting with Chairman of the National Assembly’s Committee for Economic Affairs Vu Hong Thanh in Hanoi on December 11.
RCEP deal – A strategic move Business

RCEP deal – A strategic move

The formation of the world’s largest free trade area under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will create a stable and long-term export market for Vietnam, thereby contributing to enforcement of the policy on building an export-oriented production sector.
Forum suggests ways to bolster exports, economic recovery Business

Forum suggests ways to bolster exports, economic recovery

Boosting support for Vietnamese enterprises to capitalise on free trade agreements (FTAs) and engage more deeply in global supply chains is an important solution to fuel post-pandemic exports and economic recovery, the Export Forum 2020 held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 18 heard.
Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO Business

Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO

Vietnam's leather and footwear industry was on course for a strong recovery as more international fashion brands were valuing the country as an important part of the global supply chain, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).
Export revenue in nine months picks up despite pandemic Business

Export revenue in nine months picks up despite pandemic

Vietnam’s export revenue racked up a 4 percent year-on-year increase during January – September to 202.4 billion USD in the context that the COVID-19 pandemic has weighed on the international trade, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
FTAs implementation under review Business

FTAs implementation under review

The National Assembly Standing Committee’s supervision delegation in charge of the implementation of free trade agreements (FTAs) to which Vietnam is a member held a working session with the Government, ministries and agencies in Hanoi on September 23.
Diplomatic sector goes along with nation’s destiny Politics

Diplomatic sector goes along with nation’s destiny

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh highlighted the diplomatic sector’s important contributions to the cause of nation building and safeguarding over the past 75 years while emphasising the necessity to modernise diplomacy, in an article marking the sector’s 75th anniversary on August 28.