PM receives Kazakhstan’s lower house leader Politics

PM receives Kazakhstan’s lower house leader

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 14 for Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan – one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) that shares a free trade agreement with Vietnam.
Singapore seeks digital trade agreements World

Singapore seeks digital trade agreements

Singaporean Minister of Communications and Information S. Iswaran has said together with the development of new sectors and the strong shift towards digital economy, his country needs to fine-tune trade policies, including embarking on digital trade agreements.
Indonesia, RoK to hold 10th round of trade talks World

Indonesia, RoK to hold 10th round of trade talks

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) said on October 7 that the country and Indonesia plan to hold the 10th round of negotiations for their Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) in Bali this week as the Northeast Asian economy continues efforts to expand its export portfolio in the Southeast Asian market.
Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks World

Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry has said it is ready to revise long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the European Union (EU) and has scheduled public hearings nationwide before proceeding with proposals of the talks for cabinet approval by November.
Portugal officials pledge to bolster ties with Vietnam Politics

Portugal officials pledge to bolster ties with Vietnam

Senior officials of the parliament and government of Portugal have expressed the country’s strong commitment to substantively enhancing relations with Vietnam while meeting with a delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) in Lisbon.
ASEAN economic ministers meet in Thailand World

ASEAN economic ministers meet in Thailand

The 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 51) and related meetings officially opened in Bangkok on September 6, bringing together economic leaders from the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and partner countries.
Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister Business

Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister

Overcoming tariff barriers doesn’t mean Vietnamese good and services can easily enter the European Union (EU), but they still have to satisfy strict non-tariff requirements of what is one of the world’s most demanding markets, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.