Indonesia holds firm on nickel ore export ban World

Indonesia holds firm on nickel ore export ban

Indonesian President Joko Widodo confirmed that he would protect the country’s policy that prohibits nickel exports as the European Union (EU) filed a lawsuit regarding this issue at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
EVFTA fuels Vietnam’s imports from EU Business

EVFTA fuels Vietnam’s imports from EU

Since the EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) took effect, the country’s imports from the EU have been rising sharply, with many commodities posting import value of billions of US dollars.
Vietnam, EU review bilateral trade deal implementation Business

Vietnam, EU review bilateral trade deal implementation

Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien and European Commission Vice-President and EU trade commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis have co-chaired the first meeting of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)'s Trade Committee.
Vietnam effectively taps opportunities from FTAs Business

Vietnam effectively taps opportunities from FTAs

Vietnam's export turnover reached more than 280 billion USD in 2020, a 55-fold increase from the figure of 5 billion USD in 1995 thanks to the effectiveness of free trade agreements (FTAs) it has signed with partners, according to the Multilateral Trade Policy Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Deputy FM attends 2021 India Economic Conclave World

Deputy FM attends 2021 India Economic Conclave

Deputy Foreign Minister and head of the Vietnam ASEAN SOM Nguyen Quoc Dung recently attended the 2021 India Economic Conclave (IEC), themed “India's Decade: Reform. Perform. Transform”.
Vietnam supports, congratulates new WTO leader: Ambassador Politics

Vietnam supports, congratulates new WTO leader: Ambassador

Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations, has affirmed that Vietnam together with ASEAN member states and other WTO members support and congratulate Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her election as WTO General Director.
Vietnam contributes to WTO talks on fisheries subsidies World

Vietnam contributes to WTO talks on fisheries subsidies

The World Trade Organisation (WTO)’s negotiating group on rules concerning the fisheries subsidies negotiations held an online session in January with the participation of representatives from delegations to the WTO in Geneva and officials in their home countries.
Former WTO Chief urges Thai gov’t to address inequality World

Former WTO Chief urges Thai gov’t to address inequality

A former director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has imagined the future of Thailand, after COVID-19 crisis, in a seminar focused on decentralisation and inequality reduction, saying that democracy is being undermined by three factors.