CPTPP boosts export opportunities in Japan Business

CPTPP boosts export opportunities in Japan

With the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific (CPTPP) officially coming into force, Vietnamese exporters should make the most use of the opportunities it brings in Japan, one of Vietnam’s leading trade partners.
ASEAN economic ministers discuss RCEP talks ASEAN

ASEAN economic ministers discuss RCEP talks

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh attended a special ASEAN Economic Ministers' Meeting on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in Bangkok on June 22.
PM flies to Bangkok for 34th ASEAN Summit  Politics

PM flies to Bangkok for 34th ASEAN Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse left Hanoi on June 22 for the 34th ASEAN Summit scheduled for June 22-23 in Bangkok, Thailand at the invitation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha.
Firms need to be proactive in CPTPP: official Business

Firms need to be proactive in CPTPP: official

The proactiveness of businesses in the implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is essential to determine their success or failure, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh said.
Vietnamese rice industry needs value chains Business

Vietnamese rice industry needs value chains

After the Government took steps to prevent rice prices from falling in February, prices have started to inch up in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta – the granary of Vietnam – though not by much.
Non-wood furniture exports on the rise Business

Non-wood furniture exports on the rise

Vietnam is current the top exporter of wood and furniture in Southeast Asia, the second biggest in Asia and the fifth in the world, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
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 attends ASEAN economic meetings in Singapore Business

Vietnam attends ASEAN economic meetings in Singapore

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh attended the ASEAN Economic Community Council Meeting and the Preparatory Meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore on November 12.
Domestic supplies important to Vietnamese garment & textile industry Business

Domestic supplies important to Vietnamese garment & textile industry

Vietnam’s textile industry could not take full advantage from the new-generation free trade agreements like the Europe-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) if it continues dependence on imported raw and accessories, according to watchers.
European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA World

European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

The European Parliament (EP)'s Committee on International Trade (INTA) on October 10 held an opening hearing on the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU).