RoK, Philippines intensify economic ties World

RoK, Philippines intensify economic ties

The Trade Ministry of the Republic of Korea said on April 17 that the country has agreed with the Philippines to launch negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) as part of efforts to boost economic ties.
Clothing likely to remain top export: HSBC Business

Clothing likely to remain top export: HSBC

Clothing and apparel is expected to remain the country's top export item in the foreseeable future, contributing almost 20 percent of the projected growth in total merchandise exports in the decade to 2030, according to an HSBC report.
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Export sector struggling for sustainable growth

The latest report of the General Statistics Office shows that Vietnam’s trade surplus in the first two months of 2014 was at 244 million USD, 1.2 percent of the total export revenue, reported the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper on March 3.
Business

VN firms eye speedy US free trade deal

Vietnam has the chance to reach a free trade agreement with the US before other countries involved in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) due to its competitiveness, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
TPP leaders' summit slated for October 8 World

TPP leaders' summit slated for October 8

Leaders of the 12 countries participating in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade negotiations are expected to hold a summit on October 8 in Bali, Indonesia.
Malaysia, EU begin free trade negotiations World

Malaysia, EU begin free trade negotiations

Malaysia and the European Union (EU) began free trade negotiations on October 5, to increase bilateral trade and create business opportunities worth billions of euros.
World

EU seeks FTAs with ASEAN countries

The European Union (EU) has decided to open negotiations on free trade agreements (FTAs) with member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), German news agency DPA said on December 24.