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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.

Vietnam actively contributes to negotiations of regional economic pact

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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.

ASEAN, Northeast Asian partners to boost economic linkages

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ASEAN, Northeast Asian partners to boost economic linkages

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its Northeast Asian partners - China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) - have reaffirmed commitments to promoting cooperation and economic integration to build a free and open East Asia region amid growing protectionism.

HCM City’s leader welcomes Japanese state minister

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HCM City’s leader welcomes Japanese state minister

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong held a meeting on August 10 with visiting Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane, who said his country wants to further promote concrete cooperation projects with the city.

ASEAN+3 to contribute more to regional economic connectivity

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ASEAN+3 to contribute more to regional economic connectivity

Foreign ministers of ASEAN countries and three partner nations - China, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan (ASEAN+3) - met in Singapore on August 4, agreeing on the need for ASEAN+3 to continue contributing to economic connectivity and opening trend in the region.

ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conferences with Partners held in Singapore

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ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conferences with Partners held in Singapore

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh led a delegation to attend the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference sessions with its partners, namely Japan, China, Russia and New Zealand, held in Singapore on August 2 within the framework of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51).