Non-wood furniture exports on the rise Business

Non-wood furniture exports on the rise

Vietnam is current the top exporter of wood and furniture in Southeast Asia, the second biggest in Asia and the fifth in the world, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
CPTPP officially comes into force in Vietnam Business

CPTPP officially comes into force in Vietnam

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into force in Vietnam on January 14, promising to open up opportunities for many industries to boost exports, but also posing challenges for businesses which require them to devise long-term strategies to increase their competitiveness in the global market.
Vietnam attends ASEAN economic meetings in Singapore Business

Vietnam attends ASEAN economic meetings in Singapore

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh attended the ASEAN Economic Community Council Meeting and the Preparatory Meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore on November 12.
Vietnam Expo 2018 kicks off in Hanoi Business

Vietnam Expo 2018 kicks off in Hanoi

The 28th Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo 2018) opened at the International Exhibition Centre in Hanoi on April 11, featuring over 500 booths of 450 businesses from 24 countries and territories.
WTO conference ends without substantial deals World

WTO conference ends without substantial deals

The 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference concluded in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 13 with no substantial agreements reached after four days of debate.
Vietnam, Argentina works to boost trade Business

Vietnam, Argentina works to boost trade

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh met Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie in Buenos Aires to discuss trade and economic cooperation between Vietnam and Argentina.
WTO foreign ministers convene 11th conference World

WTO foreign ministers convene 11th conference

The 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference opened in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 10 with the participation of more than 400 delegates from 164 member countries.
Vietnam, China seek measures to balance trade Business

Vietnam, China seek measures to balance trade

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh and his Chinese counterpart Gao Yan co-chaired the 10th meeting of the Vietnam-China Committee for Economic and Trade Cooperation in Hanoi, focusing on measures to reduce Vietnam’s trade deficit with China.
TPP has long-term advantages Business

TPP has long-term advantages

Vietnam could experience increasing trade deficit in the initial stage of joining into Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) due to higher foreign direct investment.