Chilean Vice Minister’s visit boosts ties with Vietnam, ASEAN Politics

Chilean Vice Minister’s visit boosts ties with Vietnam, ASEAN

Chilean Vice Minister of Trade Rodrigo Yáñez has said his Vietnam visit aims to further boost the Vietnam – Chile ties and expand cooperation within the framework of the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) signed in 2011, especially in investment and services.
US-China trade deal forces firms to grow Business

US-China trade deal forces firms to grow

The recently signed US-China trade deal, an effort to calm trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies, will force Vietnamese businesses to grow in order to meet the challenges as well as the opportunities it brings, said economic experts.
Japan supports Vietnam’s food value chain development Business

Japan supports Vietnam’s food value chain development

Vietnam holds great potential in food value chain development with a large consumption market and high export values, especially as the country is a member of various free trade agreements (FTAs), heard a seminar held in Hanoi on January 14.
Vietnam, Japan hold cultural exchange night Politics

Vietnam, Japan hold cultural exchange night

A cultural exchange night between Vietnam and Japan took place in the central coastal city of Da Nang on January 12 with the attendance of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan Nikai Toshihiro.
Vietnam, Japan agree to further enhance political trust Politics

Vietnam, Japan agree to further enhance political trust

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Japanese FM Motegi Toshimitsu expressed their delight at the impressive development of the Vietnam – Japan extensive strategic partnership over the past years, during their talks in Hanoi on January 6.
Customs contributes record to State budget Business

Customs contributes record to State budget

Vietnam's customs department contributed a record 348 trillion VND (15 billion USD) to the State budget from the collection of import and export taxes in 2019, according to the General Department of Customs.
ADB affirms economic growth potential of Vietnam Business

ADB affirms economic growth potential of Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank has revised up its forecast of Vietnam’s GDP growth for 2019 and 20202 from 6.8 percent to 6.9 percent and 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent, respectively, in contrary with projections for Asia.
Free trade agreements increase tax collection Business

Free trade agreements increase tax collection

The signing and implementation of free trade agreements has increased Vietnam's tax collection this year, said Luu Manh Tuong, director of Import-Export Tax Department under Vietnam Customs.
State revenue unlikely to fall despite numerous FTAs Business

State revenue unlikely to fall despite numerous FTAs

Reduced revenue from cutting taxes on imported goods in accordance with various free trade agreements (FTA) Vietnam had signed was unlikely to affect State revenue, said the finance ministry in a conference held on December 12 in Hanoi.