Room remains for Vietnam, Canada to expand trade cooperation Business

Room remains for Vietnam, Canada to expand trade cooperation

Two-way trade turnover between Vietnam and Canada increased by 12.8 percent last year and 28.5 percent in the first seven months of this year, reflecting a reliable and complementary trading partnership, Vietnamese Ambassador to Canada Pham Cao Phong has said.
Optimising FTAs to bolster Vietnam-Singapore cooperation Business

Optimising FTAs to bolster Vietnam-Singapore cooperation

Vietnam and Singapore should further optimise free trade agreements (FTAs) in which both sides are members such as the CPTPP and RCEP to strengthen partnership among businesses of both countries, Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien has proposed.
Brunei ratifies economic partnership agreement World

Brunei ratifies economic partnership agreement

Brunei Darussalam ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement on October 12, becoming the sixth member country to ratify the deal, after Thailand, Singapore, China, Japan and Cambodia.
ASEAN economic ministers hold consultation meetings with partners ASEAN

ASEAN economic ministers hold consultation meetings with partners

A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien attended economic ministerial-level consultation meetings between ASEAN and its partners - the US, Hong Kong (China), India, the European Union and Russia - held via video conference in the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting on September 14.
Efforts made to boost supporting industry's growth Business

Efforts made to boost supporting industry's growth

Following directions of the Government, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has coordinated with relevant ministries, sectors and agencies to implement measures to improve the competitiveness of businesses operating in supporting industry, thus promoting the growth of the sector.
Vietnam’s investment shifting could boost economic resilience Business

Vietnam’s investment shifting could boost economic resilience

Phyllis Papadavid, Head of Research and Advisory at Asia House, a consulting organisation based in London, the United Kingdom, in her research, pointed out that Vietnam should promote investment to revive its economy and strengthen its ability to respond to new risks despite its success in dealing with a crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASEAN, RoK strengthen economic ties amid COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN, RoK strengthen economic ties amid COVID-19

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed on September 1 to deepen trade ties to cope with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and make efforts to increase the supply of vaccines.
French politician lauds Vietnam's foreign policy World

French politician lauds Vietnam's foreign policy

Vietnam is implementing a positive and constructive foreign policy, significantly contributing to the development in the Ssoutheast Asian region, said Denis Rondepierre, member of the French Communist Party (FCP) Central Committee.
ASEAN moves to become inclusive, resilient despite COVID-19 World

ASEAN moves to become inclusive, resilient despite COVID-19

ASEAN continues to consolidate itself to become a more inclusive and resilient community in spite of the unprecedented challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, stated Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of ASEAN as he delivered a speech at the 42nd General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-42).