WB highlights benefits, challenges from FTA with EU to Vietnam Business

WB highlights benefits, challenges from FTA with EU to Vietnam

The EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVTA) to be signed on June 30 will bring both opportunities and challenges to Vietnam, so domestic enterprises should be really prepared to take full advantages of benefits from the deal, said Sebastian Eckardt, lead economist of the World Bank (WB) in Vietnam.
ASEAN becomes RoK’s second-largest export market World

ASEAN becomes RoK’s second-largest export market

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s exports to 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) in the first half of 2018 gained 5.9 percent to 48.93 billion USD, making the bloc its second-largest export market.
Vietnamese official lauds ties with EU Politics

Vietnamese official lauds ties with EU

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh has lauded the active development of Vietnam – European Union (EU) ties over the past years, especially in trade and investment.
More Koreans interest in Vietnamese language Society

More Koreans interest in Vietnamese language

An article published on The Diplomat magazine has looked for the reason behind an increasing number of people in the Republic of Korea learning Vietnamese, a less familiar language compared to English.
ASEAN - RoK’s second biggest farm produce export market World

ASEAN - RoK’s second biggest farm produce export market

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has become the second largest export market for agricultural and livestock products from the Republic of Korea (RoK) last year as the country's trade with China was hit by a diplomatic row, according to a report by the Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI).
US President seeks closer ties with Thailand World

US President seeks closer ties with Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said US President Donald Trump assured him that the relations between the two countries will grow closer than ever, and the two countries are “good allies”.
Garment exports grow despite hurdles Business

Garment exports grow despite hurdles

The domestic garment industry has faced many challenges in exporting to key markets, such as the European Union (EU) and the United States, but it still has a chance of achieving its export target this year, according to experts.
Prawn export sees increase in first quarter Business

Prawn export sees increase in first quarter

The export of prawn saw a year-on-year increase of 8.5 percent in the first two months of this year, earning the country 378.4 million USD, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters.
 US keeps tariff on plastic bags Business

US keeps tariff on plastic bags

The US continues to impose countervailing duty (CVD) as well as old duty rates on polyethylene retail carrier bags (plastic bags) from Vietnam after the first sunset review on the duty in May.
Plastics export earnings rise 18 percent Business

Plastics export earnings rise 18 percent

The domestic plastic industry has achieved a high growth in exports but continues to face difficulties arising from a lack of input materials, said the Vietnam Plastic Association (VPA).