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Vietnam, Thailand hold fourth political consultation

Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh and Thailand’s acting Minister and Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Sihasak Phuangketkeow co-chaired the fourth annual Vietnam-Thailand political consultation in Bangkok on July 17.
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MPI expert discusses IP, EZ development

Vietnamese Government is keen on developing Industrial Parks and Economic Zones in the central coastal region, Tran Duy Dong, Deputy Director of Economic Zone Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, said in his talk with the Vietnam Investment Review recently.
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Indonesia eyes early conclusion of economic pact with RoK

The Indonesian government has set the target of wrapping up negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with the Republic of Korea in the first half of this year, in a bid to attract more investment from the East Asia country.
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Philippines promotes trade with ASEAN countries

The Philippine trade, which for the past 20 years focused on its traditional markets – US, Europe, Japan and China – has now shifted to ASEAN, making it a must for Filipino enterprises to take advantage of the ASEAN trading regime by 2015.
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Strategy focuses on synchronised oil industry growth

As a key economic sector of Vietnam, the oil and gas industry has made great contributions to the country's GDP, energy security, food security and national sovereignty protection in the past years. Report by Vietnam Business Forum.
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Singapore’s exports increase in October

Trade agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore announced on November 18 that Singapore 's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) expanded 2.8 percent in October compared to a year ago.
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Engine for new cooperation: Iranian Ambassador

"Iran has set a new vision which focuses on Asia and especially ASEAN while Vietnam is a member of this regional organisation. Iranian leaders also pay special attention to Vietnam and its achievements in national development. It is proposed that Iran and Vietnam can be two wings of the economic-political belt in Asia which can be a gateway for expansion of trade and distribution of goods for each other."
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Hopes rise for huge oil plant

A group from Thailand and Vietnam 's central province of Binh Dinh are together conducting a feasibility study for a 30 billion USD petrochemical refinery project in the province.
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Firms brace for Brazil bounty

Vietnamese businesses will have a major opportunity to crack Brazil's lucrative domestic market when import taxes are cut later this year, according to Vietnam's trade office in Brazil.
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Dung Quat EZ to become regional industrial hub

The Dung Quat Economic Zone (EZ) in the central province of Quang Ngai is planning to become an important hub for the central and Central Highlands region, with an industrial output growth of 17-18 percent a year.