Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement Politics

Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement

Vietnam and Malaysia on August 28 issued a joint statement on the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam from August 26-28 by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
India suggests imposing countervailing duties on Vietnamese steel Business

India suggests imposing countervailing duties on Vietnamese steel

The Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended the imposition of anti-subsidy tariff on welded stainless steel pipes and tubes imported from Vietnam and China for five years, according to the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam.
RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief World

RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his optimism over the likelihood that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) between 10 ASEAN member countries and six partners will be finalised by the end of the year.
EVFTA opens door for businesses to join global value chains Business

EVFTA opens door for businesses to join global value chains

The conclusion of the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) marked the end of an arduous journey with three years of negotiations and another three years for preparation to reach the signing, according to Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc.
Australia backs Thailand’s bid to seal RCEP ASEAN

Australia backs Thailand’s bid to seal RCEP

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has supported a Thai bid to seal the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to bolster trade, Deputy Government Spokesman Werachon Sukondhapatipak said on June 28.
RoK launches FTA talks with Malaysia World

RoK launches FTA talks with Malaysia

The Republic of Korea (RoK) has launched negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) with Malaysia in an effort to diversify its export portfolio and expand its presence in Southeast Asia.
German firms intend to expand investment in Vietnam Business

German firms intend to expand investment in Vietnam

Fifty-five percent of German businesses, when asked, have said they want to increase investment capital in Vietnam, higher than the rate for Southeast Asia (44 percent), according to a survey conducted by the German Industry and Commerce Vietnam (GIC) in April.