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WEF ASEAN 2018: Vietnam treasures benefits of free trade

Business

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

Politics

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

World

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.

New opportunities for Japanese firms in Vietnam

Business

New opportunities for Japanese firms in Vietnam

Equitisation of State-owned enterprises, public-private partnership (PPP) in infrastructure and start-ups in the fourth industrial revolution are expected to open up new opportunities for Japanese firms in the Vietnamese market.

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

Business

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

World

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

World

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.