RCEP - A new boost for regional enterprises Business

RCEP - A new boost for regional enterprises

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, expected to be signed on November 15 within the framework of the 37th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, will be the world’s largest free trade agreement (FTA) and is a significant boost for ASEAN businesses, including those in Vietnam, according to insiders.
US extends GSP status for Indonesia World

US extends GSP status for Indonesia

Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi said on November 1 that the country has retained its status as a beneficiary of the US’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) following a recent visit to Jakarta by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Germany’s Bayern state seeks to expand trade bond with Vietnam Business

Germany’s Bayern state seeks to expand trade bond with Vietnam

An online workshop on opportunities brought about by the European Union –Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) for industrial enterprises in Germany’s Bayern state was held by the Bavarian Industry Association (VBW) and the Bavarian Metalworking and Electrical Associations (Bayme VBM) on October 28.
Realty market embraces digital technology Business

Realty market embraces digital technology

More and more realty firms are using digital platforms to sell their products, driven by the Government's encouragement to develop local digital technology firms amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tourists eager to resume domestic travel Travel

Tourists eager to resume domestic travel

About 68 percent of surveyed people in Vietnam stated their intent to resume travelling by the last quarter of 2020, showing their eagerness to travel and confidence in the Government’s handling of the pandemic.
Vietnam-UK trade relations will change Videos

Vietnam-UK trade relations will change

Trade and investment relations between the UK and Vietnam will differ post-Brexit. A number of dialogue forums on policies and markets have been organised by the two countries, helping their businesses gain a clearer and more thorough understanding of the opportunities and challenges to come.
Vietnamese, UK firms look to bilateral FTA post-Brexit Business

Vietnamese, UK firms look to bilateral FTA post-Brexit

An online dialogue on policies and markets held on October 6 offered Vietnamese and UK enterprises an insight into the opportunities and challenges in trade and investment ties between the two nations following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
Tuna exports to EU surging Business

Tuna exports to EU surging

Turnover of Vietnamese tuna exported to the EU has increased in the double digits since the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) took effect at the beginning of August.
Traditional toy making village bustling as Mid-autumn festival nears Culture - Sports

Traditional toy making village bustling as Mid-autumn festival nears

The days of waiting for summer-autumn rice to bloom, for the people in Ong Hao village (also known as Hao village) at Lieu Xa commune, Yen My district, Hung Yen, is not leisure time. From the sixth and seventh lunar month of the year, every house in the village becomes very busy making toys for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
EU partially withdraws tariff preferences to Cambodia under EBA World

EU partially withdraws tariff preferences to Cambodia under EBA

Cambodia’s annual 7-billion-USD garment and textile sector is expected to suffer losses from the European Union (EU)’s partial withdrawal of the tariff preferences granted to the Southeast Asian country under the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade agreement from August 12.
Travel agencies promoting domestic tourism Travel

Travel agencies promoting domestic tourism

The local tourism market has never been so vibrant, filled with attractive summer holidays at affordable prices. Thousands of tours and promotions are being introduced to help the sector on the road to recovery.
Footwear sector to improve supply chain to take advantage of EVFTA Business

Footwear sector to improve supply chain to take advantage of EVFTA

Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry should improve its supply chain performance to take advantage of the milestone trade deal that the country has signed with the EU and to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, speakers said at a recent international footwear conference.