EVFTA to create new push for economic growth: Minister Business

EVFTA to create new push for economic growth: Minister

The successful negotiations and signing of the free trade agreements with big partners will heighten Vietnam’s image in the world stage, creating a new push for the economic growth in the long term, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said, refering to the trade deals recently inked with the EU.
Vietnam, Czech Republic seek ways to enhance trade ties Business

Vietnam, Czech Republic seek ways to enhance trade ties

Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Ho Minh Tuan and President of the Czech Chamber of Commerce (CCC) Vladimír Dlouhý on July 17 discussed measures to boost bilateral cooperation in economics, trade and investment after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) was signed on June 30.
Top legislator hosts Latvian Foreign Minister Politics

Top legislator hosts Latvian Foreign Minister

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan suggested the Vietnamese and Latvian legislatures increase the exchange of all-level delegations at a reception for Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics in Hanoi on July 17.
Vietnam, Latvia seek ways to enhance ties Politics

Vietnam, Latvia seek ways to enhance ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics discussed measures to promote relations between Vietnam and Latvia during their talks in Hanoi on July 17.
Vietnam – good land for major groups Business

Vietnam – good land for major groups

Commitments to provide fair and equal treatment as well as protection for investors of both sides in the freshly signed EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) are expected to help Vietnam attract major groups.
National Assembly to open 8th session in October Politics

National Assembly to open 8th session in October

The eighth sitting of the 14th National Assembly (NA) is scheduled to open on October 21, with 10 draft laws to be adopted and another eight bills scrutinized, the NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc said on July 16.
Flexible policies needed to cope with economic turbulences Business

Flexible policies needed to cope with economic turbulences

Competent authorities should give top priority to stabilising the macro-economy and applying flexible macro-economic policies to cope with disadvantageous developments of the regional and world economies, heard a seminar held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on July 12.
Prompt action needed to take advantage of FTAs Business

Prompt action needed to take advantage of FTAs

Opportunities provided by free trade agreements (FTAs) will only exist on paper if local authorities and enterprises do not take prompt and concrete actions to take advantage, experts said at a meeting in Hanoi on July 10.
Kien Giang’s exports fall short of expectation Business

Kien Giang’s exports fall short of expectation

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang earned over 275 million USD in export revenue in the first half of the year, lagging behind the set target, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.