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regional economic development

Mekong Delta city to develop logistics network

Business

Mekong Delta city to develop logistics network

The establishment of a logistics centre in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will make active contributions to stable and sustainable economic development in the region, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam said at a workshop held in the city on February 20.

Firms encouraged to engage strongly in regional development

Business

Firms encouraged to engage strongly in regional development

The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Business Summit, which opened in Hanoi on March 30 on the sidelines of the sixth GMS Summit as an initiative of Vietnam, has created an opportunity for governments to hold dialogue with enterprises and development partners, and encourage their stronger engagement in GMS activities.

ASEAN-EU FTA expected to be approved by year-end

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ASEAN-EU FTA expected to be approved by year-end

Economic ministers from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on March 2 reached consensus on the official ratification of EU-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (ASEAN-EU FTA) by the end of 2018.

ASEAN, Canada agree to promote role of SMEs

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ASEAN, Canada agree to promote role of SMEs

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Canada have agreed to promote the role of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in regional economic development during the 14th ASEAN-Canada Dialogue Meeting in Ottawa.