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Vietnam attends 20th ASEAN+3 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

World

Vietnam attends 20th ASEAN+3 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh joined his counterparts from ASEAN member states, China, the Republic of Korea and Japan to attend the 20th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, on August 2.

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement to boost exports of MSMEs

Business

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement to boost exports of MSMEs

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) will help micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) further diversify exports and expand markets, as well as improve GDP growth in Vietnam, experts said at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 13.

IFC, TPBank sign deal on 100 million USD loan

Business

IFC, TPBank sign deal on 100 million USD loan

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPBank) have inked a deal under which the IFC will provide a syndicated loan of 100 million USD to help TPBank extend long-term funding to mirco-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), and individual borrowers through digital delivery channels.

Private sector development a focus of GMS

Business

Private sector development a focus of GMS

Plans for developing the private sector in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) will be among priorities of the GMS Business Council (GMS BC) from 2018 to 2020, heard a panel discussion in the framework of the GMS Business Summit in Hanoi on March 30.

Lack of funds hinders MSMEs’ growth

Business

Lack of funds hinders MSMEs’ growth

Micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) account for nearly 97 percent of the total number of businesses in Ho Chi Minh City, with more than 90 percent of newly-established ones every year belonging to this category.

Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

Politics

Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

Leaders of the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India gathered in New Delhi, India, on January 25 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations and issued the Delhi Declaration. Following is the full text of the declaration.