Egypt emerges as promising market for Vietnamese canned tuna Business

Egypt emerges as promising market for Vietnamese canned tuna

Vietnam’s tuna exports to the Middle East and Africa have seen positive signs since the beginning of the year despite declines in overall seafood exports in the face of COVID-19, First Secretary and Head of the Trade Office at the Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt Nguyen Duy Hung said on October 25.
Cambodia ready to sign RCEP agreement World

Cambodia ready to sign RCEP agreement

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is set to be signed next month at the 4th RCEP Summit during the 37th ASEAN Summit in Vietnam in mid-November, Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak has said.
Efforts made to spur Vietnam - China trade ties Business

Efforts made to spur Vietnam - China trade ties

China is currently Vietnam’s largest import source and second-largest export market, while Vietnam is its northern neighbour’s eighth-largest trade partner. China is also the first trade partner of Vietnam to surpass the 100 billion USD milestone.
RCEP countries make "significant" progress in trade talks World

RCEP countries make "significant" progress in trade talks

Ministers from 15 Asia-Pacific countries negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement on August 27 said they have made "significant progress" toward the signing of the deal by the end of the year, while whether India will stay on as a member of the framework remains uncertain.
Vietnam, China look for ways to bolster trade Business

Vietnam, China look for ways to bolster trade

Vietnam and China should extend the working hours for customs clearance at border gates and restore cross-border trade at markets along the border, Le Hoang Oanh, Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Asia-Africa Market Department, told an online meeting on August 13.
India reviews continuation of FTA with ASEAN  World

India reviews continuation of FTA with ASEAN

The government is reviewing the continuation of the free trade agreement (FTA) with ASEAN in the wake of the trading bloc’s reluctance to address India’s concerns over what it believes are asymmetries in the trade pact during the last ten years. According to Times of India, the country’s main grouse is the rising trade deficit with the 10–country bloc.
Vietnam striving to boost export growth over remainder of 2020 Business

Vietnam striving to boost export growth over remainder of 2020

Vietnam exported goods with an estimated value of 99.36 billion USD in the first five months of 2020, a year-on-year decline of 1.7 percent. Export turnover of domestic businesses maintained double-digit growth, however, of 10.4 percent, reaching 33.3 billion USD.
Enterprises boost production, recover post-COVID-19 Business

Enterprises boost production, recover post-COVID-19

Following the first five months of 2020, Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of 1.88 billion USD. Of that figure, foreign direct investment firms accounted for 10.52 billion USD while domestic firms accounted for 8.64 billion USD.