ASEAN to upgrade trade pacts for regional economic recovery ASEAN

ASEAN to upgrade trade pacts for regional economic recovery

The ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) group is keen to upgrade existing free trade agreements (FTAs) and accelerate the enforcement of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact among all members, aiming to revive the regional economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Malaysia: 13 joint venture agreements signed at MCY-2021 World

Malaysia: 13 joint venture agreements signed at MCY-2021

A total of 13 joint venture agreements worth 107 million RM (25.44 million USD) were inked at the Malaysian Commercialisation Year Summit (MCY Summit) 2021 recently, the Malaysian Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (MOSTI) reported on March 15.
Wood exports look to seize chances brought by FTAs Business

Wood exports look to seize chances brought by FTAs

As the export of Vietnam’s timber and wooden products posted positive signs in the first two months of 2022, many firms are increasing capacity to meet the schedule of orders until the end of this year’s second quarter.
MoIT keen to bolster economic cooperation with US firms Business

MoIT keen to bolster economic cooperation with US firms

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will focus on some cooperation fields with the US this year and hopes to receive support from businesses of the country, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai has said when meeting a delegation of the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) in Hanoi.
Japan’s coffee imports from Vietnam increase Business

Japan’s coffee imports from Vietnam increase

Vietnamese coffee firms are advised to capitalise on chances offered by free trade agreements (FTAs) to bolster shipments to Japan, as Vietnamese coffee is being favoured by local consumers amid an increasing demand for instant type, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Japan.
Tra fish export value predicted to top 1.6 billion USD in 2022 Business

Tra fish export value predicted to top 1.6 billion USD in 2022

The Tra fish industry aims to earn 1.6 billion USD from tra fish export, and produce between 1.6 – 1.7 million tonnes of tra fish products in 2022, according to Nhu Van Can, head of the Aquaculture Department of the Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vietnam’s wood industry continues to grow Business

Vietnam’s wood industry continues to grow

Vietnamese wood and furniture products are expected to grow in 2022 due to the purchasing demand of the international market along with meeting necessary factors in Free Trade Agreements (FTAs).
Thailand to boost travel bubble talks with China, Malaysia World

Thailand to boost travel bubble talks with China, Malaysia

Thailand planned to negotiate bilateral travel agreements with neighbours China and Malaysia this month as part of its efforts to promote tourism recovery in the coming time, according to Thai Government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana.
Indonesia pushes to finalise trade agreements in 2022 World

Indonesia pushes to finalise trade agreements in 2022

Indonesia will give priority to the early ratification of a number of bilateral trade agreements, particularly a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to the country's Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi.
FTAs provide impetus for exports Business

FTAs provide impetus for exports

Despite pandemic-caused difficulties, Vietnam still posted a trade surplus of 4 billion USD, an impressive achievement partly attributed to free trade agreements (FTAs), especially the new-generation ones.