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US pork seeks way to get on Vietnamese’s plate

Business

US pork seeks way to get on Vietnamese’s plate

A delegation of the US National Pork Board (NPB) has visited Vietnam recently to seek ways to increase pork export to Vietnam, a large market which consumed around 1.8 million tonnes of pork in 2017, or 57 percent of the total meat market.

Foreign media: Vietnam, Japan call on US to rejoin CPTPP

World

Foreign media: Vietnam, Japan call on US to rejoin CPTPP

Vietnam and Japan on September 13 urged the US to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, now renamed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), almost two years after US President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal, according to the AFP news agency.

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.

Malaysian PM affirms to continue negotiating CPTPP terms

World

Malaysian PM affirms to continue negotiating CPTPP terms

The Malaysian government will continue to negotiate the terms of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) until it is satisfied that they will not be detrimental to the country, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

Japan welcomes UK’s interest in CPTPP

World

Japan welcomes UK’s interest in CPTPP

Japan’s economy revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi has welcomed the UK’s expression of interest in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to Kyodo News.

Vietnam works to ratify CPTPP

Politics

Vietnam works to ratify CPTPP

The Ministry of Industry and Trade is making every endeavour to complete all required papers and to submit the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to the National Assembly for ratification in the legislature’s session later this year.

Pacific countries seek to expand CPTPP

World

Pacific countries seek to expand CPTPP

Chief negotiators of the 11 countries involved in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on July 18 met in Kanagawa prefecture of Japan to accelerate the completion of domestic procedures so that the deal will come into effect soon.