World

Burberry sales eclipse forecasts

British luxury goods group fashion label Burberry smashed third quarter revenue forecasts and predicted annual profit towards top of market expectations, adding to evidence that the rich are spending again.
ASEAN

Vietnam’s ASEAN trade drops

The nation’s trade with other ASEAN countries reached 17.8 billion USD in the first 10 months of the year, down 30 percent on the same period last year.
Business

Vietnam businesses urged to make use of e-commerce

Vietnamese firms should make greater use of information technology to become more efficient and competitive in the context of the country’s global integration, an industry official told a conference on e-payment held in HCM City on Jan. 20.
Politics

Vietnam, Myanmar talk way to boost investment

A conference seeking solutions to boost Vietnam ’s investment in Myanmar as well as bilateral trade cooperation was held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on Jan. 15, according to the “New Light of Myanmar” newspaper.
Business

Vietnam boosts investment in Myanmar

A delegation of representatives of Vietnamese ministries and businesses visited Myanmar from January 14-16 to survey investment opportunities in this country.
Business

VN outdoes Thailand in exports to US, EU, Japan

Vietnam’s exports are enjoying a larger market share than their Thai counterparts in the US, the EU and Japan, according to a recent study conducted by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
World

China’s investment into ASEAN to surge sharply

Chinese Deputy Minister of Commerce, Yi Xiaozhun, has predicted a sharp rise in his country’s investment into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) after the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area (CAFTA) came into force on January 1, 2010.
World

Indonesia to assess free trade deal impacts

Indonesia has set up a special task group work focusing on in forecasting disadvantages domestic industries may encounter because of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA) and the Common Effective Preferential Tariff (CEFT) brought by the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement.
World

ASEAN-China free trade area kicks off

The world’s largest free trade area between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) became operational from January 1, 2010.
New year gifts to Truong Sa island district Society

New year gifts to Truong Sa island district

Representatives of domestic bank offices in central province of Khanh Hoa arrived in Truong Sa (Spratly) islands on Jan. 10 to present new year gifts to soldiers and people on the island district.