Singapore seeks digital trade agreements World

Singapore seeks digital trade agreements

Singaporean Minister of Communications and Information S. Iswaran has said together with the development of new sectors and the strong shift towards digital economy, his country needs to fine-tune trade policies, including embarking on digital trade agreements.
PM meets leaders of Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Albania Politics

PM meets leaders of Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Albania

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met bilaterally with Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babis, President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, and President of Albania Ilir Meta in Tokyo on October 22 after attending the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito.
HCM City, EuroCham talk EVFTA implementation Business

HCM City, EuroCham talk EVFTA implementation

A dialogue between the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department and the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) in Vietnam took place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 9 to discuss the implementation of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Indonesia, RoK to hold 10th round of trade talks World

Indonesia, RoK to hold 10th round of trade talks

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) said on October 7 that the country and Indonesia plan to hold the 10th round of negotiations for their Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) in Bali this week as the Northeast Asian economy continues efforts to expand its export portfolio in the Southeast Asian market.
Trade war will not affect RCEP: ASEAN Secretary-General World

Trade war will not affect RCEP: ASEAN Secretary-General

Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his confidence that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be completed in principle before Thailand’s chairmanship ends at the end of this year.
RoK strives to conclude FTA with three ASEAN members by November World

RoK strives to conclude FTA with three ASEAN members by November

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is working hard to conclude free trade talks with Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia before November when leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meet for the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in the country.
Vietnam continues to enjoy trade surplus with Israel Business

Vietnam continues to enjoy trade surplus with Israel

The two-way trade between Vietnam and Israel was estimated at 760 million USD in the first three quarters of this year with Vietnam continuing to enjoy a trade surplus of 440 million USD, according to a Vietnamese official.
Vietnamese firms promote trade in Romania, Bulgaria Business

Vietnamese firms promote trade in Romania, Bulgaria

Twenty Vietnamese exporters in the fields of agriculture, machinery, plastics, handicrafts, renewable energy, and banking-finance and human resources services are on a market study tour of Romania and Bulgaria from October 3-9.
Vietnam-Romania joint committee holds first ministerial-level session Business

Vietnam-Romania joint committee holds first ministerial-level session

The Vietnam – Romania Joint Committee on Economic Cooperation convened its 16th session in Bucharest, Romania on October 4 under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Tuan Anh and Romanian Minister for Business Environment, Commerce and Entrepreneurship Stefani Radu Oprea.
Expo-Russia Vietnam to take place in mid-November Business

Expo-Russia Vietnam to take place in mid-November

The third Expo-Russia Vietnam 2019 will take place from November 14-16 at the Hanoi-based National Exhibition Construction Centre, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) said at a press conference in the capital city on October 3.