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ASEAN reaffirms commitment on multilateral trade system

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ASEAN reaffirms commitment on multilateral trade system

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have reaffirmed commitment to upholding the open and rules-based multilateral trading system which has underpinned the countries’ economic growth during a meeting between ASEAN leaders.

 Prime Minister’s trip to Japan a success: Deputy FM

Politics

Prime Minister’s trip to Japan a success: Deputy FM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s trip to Japan from October 8-10 has been a resounding success, contributing to enhancing political trust and friendly cooperation between Vietnam and Japan, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung has said.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends Mekong-Japan business forum

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends Mekong-Japan business forum

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders of other Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries attended the Mekong-Japan Business Forum held in Tokyo on October 9 with the participation of about 600 enterprises from the GMS nations and Japan.

Vietnamese, Japanese PMs hold talks in Tokyo

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Vietnamese, Japanese PMs hold talks in Tokyo

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe had talks in Tokyo on October 10, reaching consensus on various measures to bring the countries’ extensive strategic partnership to a new stage of more comprehensive and substantive development.

PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development

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PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the role of Japan in boosting cooperation and development in the Mekong region over the past years at an interview granted to Japanese media on the occasion of his visit to Japan and participation in the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in the country from October 8-10.

WEF ASEAN 2018: Vietnam treasures benefits of free trade

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WEF ASEAN 2018: Vietnam treasures benefits of free trade

Vietnam has long treasured the substantial benefits of free trade, particularly amidst the formidable challenges posed by global trade protectionism which is currently threatening bilateral and multilateral trade deals, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

Vietnam, Japan discuss measures to boost bilateral ties

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Vietnam, Japan discuss measures to boost bilateral ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks in Hanoi on September 13 with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on the occasion of the latter’s participation in the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018. The talks followed the 10th session of the Vietnam – Japan Cooperation Committee co-chaired by the two.

WEF ASEAN: Unity key to deal with tensions

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WEF ASEAN: Unity key to deal with tensions

ASEAN unity and economic integration are the key factors for its members as trade tensions between the United States and China escalate, participants in a panel on the geopolitics of trade agreed at a session of WEF ASEAN.

Vietnam actively contributes to negotiations of regional economic pact

Business

Vietnam actively contributes to negotiations of regional economic pact

The 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-50) Meeting and Related Meetings, which freshly concluded in Singapore on September 1 after four days of working, is an important event in the context of rising global trade protectionism and unilateralisaiton, said Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh in a recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.

Vietnam seeks multilateral trade cooperation at AEM-50

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Vietnam seeks multilateral trade cooperation at AEM-50

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh met with his counterparts from Singapore, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea on the sidelines of the 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-50) Meeting and Related Meetings held in Singapore from August 29 to September 2 to discuss bilateral and multilateral trade cooperation.

 ASEAN affirms central role in creating new trade architecture: AEM-50

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ASEAN affirms central role in creating new trade architecture: AEM-50

Through the negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has affirmed its central role in creating new regional trade architecture that contributes to the multilateral trading system and creating momentums to boost trade liberalisation and commercialisation.