PM vows to realise socio-economic development plan Politics

PM vows to realise socio-economic development plan

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has pledged that the Government will persist in drastically implementing set objectives, tasks and measures in an effort to fulfill the 2013 socio-economic development plan at the highest level.
Vietnamese firms seek to optimise FTAs use Business

Vietnamese firms seek to optimise FTAs use

Delegates at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on June 17 learnt about utilising Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) through the analysis of enterprises’ enhanced competitiveness, effective use of human resources and how to turn Vietnam into an attractive investment destination.
Business

Forum smoothes the way for exports

The Vietnam Export Promotion Forum 2013 took place at Giang Vo Trade Fair and Exhibition Centre in Hanoi on April 11 as part of the 23rd Vietnam Expo.
ASEAN to launch regional FTA with dialogue partners World

ASEAN to launch regional FTA with dialogue partners

ASEAN and its six dialogue partners, namely Australia, New Zealand, Japan, India, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China, are to launch a regional free trade agreement (FTA), ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan has said.
Business

Vietnam attends Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Thanh Bien is joining more than 400 delegates from China and a number of ASEAN countries to discuss issues within the expanded Bac Bo (Tonkin) Gulf economic cooperation framework in Nanning in China’s Guangxi province.
ASEAN officials, businesses discuss FTAs World

ASEAN officials, businesses discuss FTAs

Officials and business representatives from 10 ASEAN member countries gathered in Siem Reap , Cambodia on Jan. 16 to discuss opportunities and challenges from free trade agreements (FTAs) as well as ways that ASEAN will benefit from the agreements.
Politics

TPP trade ministers submit report to leaders

The Trade Ministers of Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam sent a report on a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement to their leaders.
Politics

APEC leaders agree TPP agreement framework

The leaders of Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam and the US on Nov. 12 announced the broad outlines of their Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam assumes ASEAN Brussels Committee Chair Politics

Vietnam assumes ASEAN Brussels Committee Chair

Vietnam, as the rotating Chair of the ASEAN Brussels Committee (ABC) in the last six months of the year, hosted the first ABC session in Belgium on July 26 with the participation of ambassadors of ASEAN member countries in Brussels.
Business

Seminar discusses FTA labour issues

A seminar entitled, “The labour issue in free trade agreements (FTAs) - international experience - opportunities and challenges for Vietnam ” was held in Hanoi on April 29.
Business

Businesses to benefit from VN-EU FTA

Both Vietnamese businesses and EU companies operating in Vietnam will benefit from the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which is expected to be signed in the coming time.

Truong Dinh Tuyen, former Trade Minister, made the comment at a seminar in Hanoi on April 7 on opportunities and challenges for FDI businesses in Vietnam when the Vietnam-EU FTA is signed.
AEM Retreat wraps up in Laos World

AEM Retreat wraps up in Laos

The 17th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM) Retreat wrapped up in Vientiane on Feb. 27 after two days of sitting focusing on promoting regional economic integration.