Europe firms may purchase 49 percent in local banks Business

Europe firms may purchase 49 percent in local banks

The Vietnamese Government may allow European financial firms to buy up to 49 percent of only two local commercial banks, Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, Director of the WTO Integration Centre at the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said on October 23.
Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Cambodia have issued a joint statement on the occasion of the Vietnam visit by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen from October 4 – 5 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam, Laos issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Laos issue joint statement

On the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam by Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulit from October 1-3, the two countries have issued a joint statement on enhancing the relations of great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos in the new situation.
Vietnam’s textile export value up almost 7 pct in eight months Business

Vietnam’s textile export value up almost 7 pct in eight months

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) said the total export value of textiles, fiber, and cloth reached 25.7 billion USD in the first eight months of the year, up 8.6 percent year on year, including 60.6 percent from foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises.
Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members Business

Vietnam posts trade surplus with other CPTPP members

Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of over 1 billion USD with the 10 other members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the seven months since the deal took effect in the country in January, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
EU programme supports Laos’ export World

EU programme supports Laos’ export

Laos and the European Union (EU) on September 9 made a major step forward in bolstering trade and investment with the ARISE Plus-Laos programme with a total budget of 5 million EUR.
Vietnam attends UNHRC’s 43nd session on climate change World

Vietnam attends UNHRC’s 43nd session on climate change

Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations, is leading a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on the impact of climate change on human rights, which opened in Geneva on September 9.
Gov’t to loosen conditions for auto imports Business

Gov’t to loosen conditions for auto imports

The Government will soon issue a revision to Decree 116/2017 on the conditions for production, assembly, import and business of automobile warranty and maintenance services, removing a number of regulations relevant to auto imports.
Businesses have yet to pay due attention to CPTPP: forum Business

Businesses have yet to pay due attention to CPTPP: forum

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) remains unfamiliar to and hasn’t received due attention from businesses as well as ministries, sectors and localities of Vietnam, heard a forum held in Hanoi on August 30.