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Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership

Canada pushes forward CPTPP ratification

World

Canada pushes forward CPTPP ratification

Canadian Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr opened the second reading of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the House of Commons on September 17.

WEF ASEAN 2018: Vietnam treasures benefits of free trade

Business

WEF ASEAN 2018: Vietnam treasures benefits of free trade

Vietnam has long treasured the substantial benefits of free trade, particularly amidst the formidable challenges posed by global trade protectionism which is currently threatening bilateral and multilateral trade deals, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

Vietnam, Japan discuss measures to boost bilateral ties

Politics

Vietnam, Japan discuss measures to boost bilateral ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks in Hanoi on September 13 with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on the occasion of the latter’s participation in the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018. The talks followed the 10th session of the Vietnam – Japan Cooperation Committee co-chaired by the two.

Chile pays close attention to WEF ASEAN

Politics

Chile pays close attention to WEF ASEAN

Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero has affirmed that Chile pays particular attention to participating in the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) as it is a leading mechanism in supporting the application of technology and creating benefit for citizens.

Vietnam sees Chile as leading Latin-American partner: Deputy PM

Politics

Vietnam sees Chile as leading Latin-American partner: Deputy PM

Vietnam considers Chile one of its most important partners in the Latin America region, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at a meeting with Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero Espinoza on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi on September 12.

Finance ministry proposes ban on raw mineral exports

Business

Finance ministry proposes ban on raw mineral exports

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is proposing a sweeping ban on the export of raw minerals, a move that would indicate an escalation of the Government’s generally negative stance on a practice that generates little value while causing environmental devastation.

New opportunities for Japanese firms in Vietnam

Business

New opportunities for Japanese firms in Vietnam

Equitisation of State-owned enterprises, public-private partnership (PPP) in infrastructure and start-ups in the fourth industrial revolution are expected to open up new opportunities for Japanese firms in the Vietnamese market.