Vietnam, Uruguay enrich cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Uruguay enrich cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has stated that the Vietnamese Government is keen to carry economic, cultural and science-technology cooperation with Uruguay forward so as to match each side’s potential.
Vietnam, Bolivia prioritise economic, trade ties Business

Vietnam, Bolivia prioritise economic, trade ties

The Vietnamese Government has always paid attention to promoting its friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with Latin American countries, including Bolivia, in the common interests of its people and peace, stability and development of the two regions.
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VFA downgrades rice export target

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) readjusted the rice export target for 2013 from 7.5 million tonnes to 6.7 million, reflecting four months of decreased exports.
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HCM Expo 2013 opens

Over 100 businesses have displayed their products at the Ho Chi Minh City International Furniture and Handicrafts Fair 2013 (HCMC Expo 2013).
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Ha Noi backs support industries

Vietnam gave priority to developing support industries because they played an important role in industrialisation and modernisation, said the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade (MoIT), Tran Tuan Anh.
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Auto industry faces crossroads ahead of ASEAN trade pact

Vietnam's automotive industry could face major collapse under commitments to the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) which will abolish auto import taxes in 2018.

ASEAN+ will waive taxes on car imports between ASEAN member countries, as well as Japan, the Republic of Korea and China, who are party to the agreement.
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ASEAN, Japan discuss economic integration

The Federation of Japanese Chambers of Commerce and Industry in ASEAN held its sixth annual dialogue with the ASEAN Secretary General in Hanoi on July 12 to exchange their viewpoints on trade and outline their cooperation in tackling all obstacles during economic integration.
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Programme boosts Vietnam’s handicraft development

The “Joint Programme on Green Production and Trade to Increase Income and Employment Opportunities for Rural Poor” has actively contributed to the development of Vietnam’s handicrafts and raised rural people’s income.
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Switzerland helps improve Vietnamese SME capacity

The Vietnamese and Swiss Governments inked an agreement in Hanoi on May 31 to cement their cooperation in improving export competitiveness of Vietnam’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through a local trade promotion system in the 2013-2016 period.