Vietnam-Canada relations to expand: official Politics

Vietnam-Canada relations to expand: official

The attendance of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the G7 Outreach Summit and his visit to Canada as invited by his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau is expected to expand the cooperation between the two countries, according to Donald Bobiash, Assistant Deputy Minister for Asia-Pacific at Global Affairs Canada.
45th anniversary of Vietnam-UK ties celebrated in HCM City Politics

45th anniversary of Vietnam-UK ties celebrated in HCM City

A ceremony to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-UK diplomatic relations and the 92nd birthday of Queen Elizabeth II was held on June 4 by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) in collaboration with the Vietnam-UK Friendship Association (VUFA)’s chapter in Ho Chi Minh City.
 Vietnamese exports to Africa face price challenges Business

Vietnamese exports to Africa face price challenges

Vietnamese exports to Africa have faced price-related challenges as they have to compete with other African nations in terms of import tax, given the fact there is no free trade agreement or preferential trade agreement between Vietnam and regional countries. ​
Vietnam, Mexico seek partnership in food industry Business

Vietnam, Mexico seek partnership in food industry

Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (Sagarpa) and the Mexican Embassy in Vietnam co-hosted a seminar in Hanoi on April 27, discussing business and investment cooperation opportunities in the food sector between Vietnam and Mexico.
Vietnam, Singapore satisfied with thriving relations Politics

Vietnam, Singapore satisfied with thriving relations

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and President Halimah Yacob and PM Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore have expressed their satisfaction with the vigorous growth in the two countries' relations in recent years, especially since the establishment of a strategic partnership five years ago.
EU – leading strategic partner of Vietnam: PM Business

EU – leading strategic partner of Vietnam: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc laid stress on the significance of bolstering cooperation with the European Union (EU), a leading strategic partner of Vietnam in economy, trade and investment while chairing a meeting to evaluate bilateral collaboration in the past time in Hanoi on April 14.
Amazon studying Vietnam market Business

Amazon studying Vietnam market

The world’s leading e-commerce player, Amazon, is scoping out the Vietnamese market, hoping to benefit local consumers and enterprises.
China tops Vietnam's list of importers Business

China tops Vietnam's list of importers

China has overtaken the US to become Vietnam's largest importer as of January 2018, accounting for 77 percent of the country’s export market, official statistics show.
FTAs: boon or bane for businesses? Business

FTAs: boon or bane for businesses?

As 2018 brings newer and bigger FTAs, Vietnamese enterprises are faced with tough choices. They can either adapt and move up the global supply chain, or stand by while imported goods flood the country’s market.
Vietnamese exporters must defend against trade suits Business

Vietnamese exporters must defend against trade suits

As importing countries impose trade barriers to protect their goods and products, they often utilise trade remedies against exporting countries. There are short-term solutions for exporters, like Vietnam. But in the long run, enterprises still need strategic planning and specific steps to overcome trade barriers in order to increase exports and develop sustainably.
Vietnam vows to combat IUU fishing Business

Vietnam vows to combat IUU fishing

After Vietnam received a “yellow card” from the European Commission because of its failure to meet standards against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, stakeholders are preparing a national action plan to prevent, minimise and eliminate IUU fishing by 2025.