Eight-month rice exports down Business

Eight-month rice exports down

Vietnam exported about 4.54 million tonnes of rice for nearly 2 billion USD in the first eight months of this year, up 0.3 percent in volume but down 14.9 percent in value from a year earlier, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade).
Party economic commission delegation makes working trip to UK Politics

Party economic commission delegation makes working trip to UK

A delegation led by deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Hong Son paid a working trip to the UK from August 26 – 31 to discuss ways strengthening bilateral strategic partnership, especially in economy, trade and investment.
Conference popularises Vietnam’s EVFTA commitments Business

Conference popularises Vietnam’s EVFTA commitments

Leaders of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the northern localities of Quang Ninh, Hai Phong and Hai Duong as well as representatives of enterprises from across the nation attended a conference in Ha Long city on August 28 to get a thorough understanding of Vietnam’s major commitments in the just-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Vietnamese, Norwegian parliamentarians talk bilateral ties Politics

Vietnamese, Norwegian parliamentarians talk bilateral ties

Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly’s Committee for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau hosted a reception in Bangkok, Thailand, on August 27 for Elin Agdestein, Member of the Norwegian Parliament, who is leading a delegation to the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 40).
RoK, Indonesia to hold free trade talks this week World

RoK, Indonesia to hold free trade talks this week

The Republic of Korea (RoK) plans to hold talks with Indonesia this week on their bilateral free trade agreement as part of efforts to diversify trade amid rising protectionism around the globe, the Korean trade ministry said on August 27.
Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister Business

Tariff removal doesn’t mean easy entrance into EU market: minister

Overcoming tariff barriers doesn’t mean Vietnamese good and services can easily enter the European Union (EU), but they still have to satisfy strict non-tariff requirements of what is one of the world’s most demanding markets, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.