Vietnam external relations in 2020: mettle and new posture Politics

Vietnam external relations in 2020: mettle and new posture

Vietnam’s diplomatic sector overcame numerous challenges throughout 2020 to create, grasp and optimise new cooperation opportunities, thus contributing to the country’s progress towards development, stated Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
Shrimp exports enjoy robust growth during 2020 Business

Shrimp exports enjoy robust growth during 2020

Vietnam's shrimp exports are expected to record a dramatic increase of 12.4% to 3.78 billion USD in comparison with other export items this year despite suffering from the adverse impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
EVFTA brings first success with plenty more to come Business

EVFTA brings first success with plenty more to come

Since its entry into force on August 1, the European Union (EU) – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has brought first successes, reflected by the strong growth of Vietnam’s exports to the EU in recent months and opened significant opportunities for sustainable development in bilateral trade.
Vietnam, EU enjoy thriving relations over three decades Politics

Vietnam, EU enjoy thriving relations over three decades

Vietnam and the EU have experienced fruitful cooperation in various sectors over the course of the last three decades, Josep Borrell, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, said in a message on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two sides.
Vietnam, RoK agree on cumulation of origin of textile materials Business

Vietnam, RoK agree on cumulation of origin of textile materials

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) recently signed an exchange letter on the implementation of the cumulation of origin of textile between the two nations under the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.
 Textile exports to fall for the first time in 25 years Videos

Textile exports to fall for the first time in 25 years

Vietnam’s textile and garment exports is set to fall 15 percent to 34 billion USD this year, the first drop in 25 years, over Covid-19 impacts. With the Covid-19 situation remains serious in the U.S. and some European countries, exports to these markets will continue to face difficulties due to a shortage of orders, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said in a recent report.
Vietnam needs seafood solutions Business

Vietnam needs seafood solutions

Vietnam needs to strengthen measures to achieve the sustainable development of seafood exports to the EU market, especially after the EVFTA comes into effect, according to experts.
Vietnam determined to remove EC’s IUU fishing warning Business

Vietnam determined to remove EC’s IUU fishing warning

Removing the European Commission (EC)’s illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing “yellow card” is not easy and cannot be done overnight, but the Vietnamese business community and associations are still determined to do, not only to meet EU requirements, but also for the sake of sustainable fishery development.
Shrimp exports forecast to reach 3.7 billion USD this year Business

Shrimp exports forecast to reach 3.7 billion USD this year

Vietnam’s shrimp exports are forecast to reach 3.7 billion USD this year, posting an year-on-year increase of 9.8 per cent, fuelled by the Eupean Union – Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which facilitated export to the EU markets, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.
Shrimp exports projected to up 9.8 percent to 3.7 billion USD this year Business

Shrimp exports projected to up 9.8 percent to 3.7 billion USD this year

Vietnam’s shrimp exports are forecast to reach 3.7 billion USD this year, posting an year-on-year increase of 9.8 percent, fuelled by the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which facilitated export to the EU markets, according to Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).