Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19 Politics

Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19

To mark Singapore’s 55th National Day (August 9, 2020), Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong Siow Ping writes about Singapore’s growing Strategic Partnership with Vietnam, and how both countries have worked together to overcome challenges.
AMRO economist impressed with Vietnam’s achievements since joining ASEAN ASEAN

AMRO economist impressed with Vietnam’s achievements since joining ASEAN

In a recent interview granted to Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Singapore, Dr. Hoe Ee Khor, Chief Economist at the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO), expressed his impressions on Vietnam’s economic achievements and contributions to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since the country joined the bloc 25 years ago.
Pepper export volume down 5.7 percent in first half Business

Pepper export volume down 5.7 percent in first half

Vietnam exported over 166,800 tonnes of peppercorn worth 356 million USD in the first half of 2020, down 5.7 percent in volume and 21.1 percent in value compared to the same period last year, according to the General Department of Customs.
Vietnam expects Japan to continue leading role in multilateral trading system World

Vietnam expects Japan to continue leading role in multilateral trading system

Vietnam expects that Japan will continue to play a leading role in strengthening the multilateral trading system, facilitating trade and investment, and contributing to regional and global development and prosperity, said Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, WTO and other international organisations in Geneva.
Vietnam’s H1 exports feel brunt of COVID-19 Business

Vietnam’s H1 exports feel brunt of COVID-19

Vietnam’s exports in the first half of 2020 totalled 121.2 billion USD, down 1.1 percent from the same period last year, as the COVID-19 has taken a serious bit out of the country’s economy, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Cambodian PM urges ASEAN to take advantages of COVID-19-related opportunities ASEAN

Cambodian PM urges ASEAN to take advantages of COVID-19-related opportunities

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said that the COVID-19 pandemic has created good opportunities for ASEAN countries to boost regional trade at the ASEAN Leaders’ Interface with Representatives of ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC), which took place on June 26 within the framework of the 36th ASEAN Summit.
RCEP members determined to sign deal in November World

RCEP members determined to sign deal in November

Ministers from countries participating in negotiations over the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) gathered at the 10th intersessional meeting held in the form of a video conference on June 23 under the chair of Vietnam’s Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
Businesses seek to optimise opportunities from EVFTA amid COVID-19 Business

Businesses seek to optimise opportunities from EVFTA amid COVID-19

Close to 150 businesspeople active in agricultural products, food processing, paper making, functional foods, logistics, and banking came together at a seminar in Hanoi on June 17 to seek opportunities from the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.