RoK, ASEAN to upgrade FTA World

RoK, ASEAN to upgrade FTA

The Republic of Korea’s trade ministry has launched talks with ASEAN to upgrade their free trade agreement (FTA) and further lower trade barriers, as the country seeks to diversify its trade portfolio and expand its presence in Southeast Asia.
Customs sector makes all-out efforts to respond to COVID-19 Business

Customs sector makes all-out efforts to respond to COVID-19

The General Department of Vietnam Customs has put forward various policies to accelerate public administrative reforms and support domestic exporters and importers since the beginning of this year in response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tripod strategy crucial to economic recovery in 2021: experts Business

Tripod strategy crucial to economic recovery in 2021: experts

Institutional reform, deeper integration and digital transformation are important for Vietnam to recover the economy, which has been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, President of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc said on November 24.
RCEP expected to give boost to Czech exports World

RCEP expected to give boost to Czech exports

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement, which was signed on November 15, is expected to open door for Czech enterprises to enter the world’s largest free trade area, according to Czech experts.
Malaysia highly values role of RCEP World

Malaysia highly values role of RCEP

The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be a testament to the world on ASEAN and its trading partners’ efforts in strengthening the multilateral trading system, a Malaysian minister has said.
ASEAN – success story of regional cooperation World

ASEAN – success story of regional cooperation

The 53-year history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has proved that a united grouping with close linkages and combined national and regional interests will be able to maintain its central role.
EVFTA, EVIPA unleash market potential for European firms: German minister Business

EVFTA, EVIPA unleash market potential for European firms: German minister

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), which were ratified by the European Parliament (EP) on February 12, offer significant business opportunities for European enterprises, German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier has said.
Philippines calls on ASEAN to enhance economic integration World

Philippines calls on ASEAN to enhance economic integration

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called on the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to enhance economic integration to counter protectionism and global trade tensions while addressing the 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 3.
Singapore, EAEU sign free trade deal World

Singapore, EAEU sign free trade deal

A free trade agreement (FTA) between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was signed by their leaders in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, on October 1.
RoK, Indonesia to hold free trade talks this week World

RoK, Indonesia to hold free trade talks this week

The Republic of Korea (RoK) plans to hold talks with Indonesia this week on their bilateral free trade agreement as part of efforts to diversify trade amid rising protectionism around the globe, the Korean trade ministry said on August 27.