New markets awaiting Vietnam's exports Business

New markets awaiting Vietnam's exports

With high demand, low barriers, and medium high product quality requirements, Africa and Latin America are considered emerging markets for Vietnamese goods. An insight by the Ministry of Industry and Trade's online Vietnam Economic News.
Business

Vietnam remains attractive to foreign investors: paper

Vietnam attracted nearly 400 million USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in January. Although this was only 78.1 percent of that in the same period last year, some projects last month were large, and this underlined the country’s continued attractiveness to investors. Insight by the Vietnam Economic News on February 20.
Business

MPI minister elaborates on FDI projects for future

Vietnam has achieved good results in attracting and disbursing foreign direct investment (FDI) capital. Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh spoke with the Vietnam Economic News about FDI achievements last year and attraction directions for 2014.
ASEAN

Low use of ASEAN FTAs by regional SMEs

ASEAN-led free trade agreements (FTAs) have been generally underused by the region’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) although there are currently 92 FTAs involving the association and its member states (AMSs).
Business

Trade deals have yet to fully bear fruit for farmers

Seven years after Vietnam gained full membership of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), its agricultural sector still had not taken full advantage of the economic integration, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu.
Politics

APEC becomes engine of global economy

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials’ Meeting and the 25th APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM 25), which recently wrapped up in Bali, Indonesia, have affirmed APEC’s role as a driving force for global growth.
Vietnamese firms seek to optimise FTAs use Business

Vietnamese firms seek to optimise FTAs use

Delegates at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on June 17 learnt about utilising Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) through the analysis of enterprises’ enhanced competitiveness, effective use of human resources and how to turn Vietnam into an attractive investment destination.
ASEAN officials, businesses discuss FTAs World

ASEAN officials, businesses discuss FTAs

Officials and business representatives from 10 ASEAN member countries gathered in Siem Reap , Cambodia on Jan. 16 to discuss opportunities and challenges from free trade agreements (FTAs) as well as ways that ASEAN will benefit from the agreements.
Politics

APEC leaders agree TPP agreement framework

The leaders of Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam and the US on Nov. 12 announced the broad outlines of their Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade.