Business

Steel producers allay shortages

The Vietnam Steel Corporation (Vnsteel) has assured that there will be no shortage of steel in the market and prices will remain stable in the coming time.
World

ASEAN remains Thailand’s largest export market

ASEAN remains Thailand’s largest export market, accounting for 21 percent of its total trade value compared to the respective rates of 11 percent, 10.9 percent and 10.3 percent for the EU, the US and Japan, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) of Thailand.
Business

Vietnam chairs ASEAN business advisory body

Vice President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Doan Duy Khuong, has offically taken over chairmanship of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC) from incumbent chairman Arin Jira.
Business

VN outdoes Thailand in exports to US, EU, Japan

Vietnam’s exports are enjoying a larger market share than their Thai counterparts in the US, the EU and Japan, according to a recent study conducted by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
World

Indonesia to assess free trade deal impacts

Indonesia has set up a special task group work focusing on in forecasting disadvantages domestic industries may encounter because of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA) and the Common Effective Preferential Tariff (CEFT) brought by the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement.
Vietnam, Russia discuss future cooperative plans Politics

Vietnam, Russia discuss future cooperative plans

Vietnam and Russia have agreed on a range of directions and specific measures to strengthen and expand their bilateral cooperation in the traditional area of energy, including nuclear energy, oil and gas, mining and military technology.
World

ASEAN-US summit slated for mid-November

The ASEAN-US Summit to be held in Singapore in Nov. 15 will focus its discussions on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, disaster management, A/H1N1 flu control, climate change and anti-terrorism, a Thai official said on Nov. 3.
World

Malaysia, New Zealand ink free trade agreement

Malaysia and New Zealand have inked a free trade agreement (FTA) after five years of negotiations, paving the way for the two countries to eliminate import taxes on industrial-agricultural products.
Politics

Vietnam attaches importance to ties with RoK

Vietnam treasures its friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with the RoK for the benefit of their peoples and for prosperity, peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.