Sustainable development key to joining global chain Business

Sustainable development key to joining global chain

Sustainable supplies of goods and production were key areas for Vietnamese businesses to focus on in order to join the global supply chain, Director General of the Foreign Trade Association (Amfori) Christian Ewert said at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 21.
PM asks for more efforts to boost trade ties with key partners Politics

PM asks for more efforts to boost trade ties with key partners

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered ministries and sectors to devise active and practical plans to promote domestic production, create more jobs, and ensure harmonious trade relations with key partners of the country in the principle of equality and mutual benefits.
CPTPP boosts export opportunities in Japan Business

CPTPP boosts export opportunities in Japan

With the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific (CPTPP) officially coming into force, Vietnamese exporters should make the most use of the opportunities it brings in Japan, one of Vietnam’s leading trade partners.
CPTPP opens up opportunities for agricultural products Business

CPTPP opens up opportunities for agricultural products

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is opening up many opportunities for Vietnam’s agricultural products to reach global markets. However, agricultural products are the most vulnerable commodity when it comes to trade disputes.
EVIPA expected to help improve FDI quality: Minister Business

EVIPA expected to help improve FDI quality: Minister

The EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) not only marks a new step of development in the Vietnam-EU partnership and comprehensive cooperation but also will help improve the quality of foreign investment flows into Vietnam, according to Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.
Vietnamese SMEs shown how to enter global supply chains Business

Vietnamese SMEs shown how to enter global supply chains

Vietnam is among the top countries attracting foreign direct investment in the Asia-Pacific region, but the rate of domestic small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) participating in the value chains of foreign-invested companies is rather low, according to the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City (ITPC).
Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019 World

Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019

Singapore’s annual economic growth slipped to the lowest rate in nearly a decade during this year’s first quarter as manufacturing slowed down in the wake of the prolonged US-China trade war, prompting a downgrade to the city-state’s full-year growth forecast.