Archive for category: News

  • Can RCEP negotiations be concluded by end-2018?

    Can RCEP negotiations be concluded by end-2018?

    News May 30, 2018 10:49 am no comments

    The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) inched closer to completion last March when the ministers of all 16 countries met in Singapore for their fourth intersessional meeting. Next up on the almanac for leaders is a ministerial meeting which will be held in Tokyo on 1 July. Participating economies in [...]

     
  • RoK helps Vietnam build e-government system

    RoK helps Vietnam build e-government system

    News May 29, 2018 10:53 am no comments

    Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) will join hands to develop e-government system in Vietnam under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked on May 25 between Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung and RoK Minister of Interior and Safety Kim Boo-kyum. Vietnam wants to learn the RoK’s [...]

     
  • APEC trade ministers fail to agree on multilateral trade system

    APEC trade ministers fail to agree on multilateral trade system

    News May 28, 2018 10:56 am no comments

    Trade ministers from 21-member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum concluded talks on May 26 in Papua New Guinea without reaching agreement on the issue of a multilateral trading system. After the two-day gathering, the ministers released a joint statement covering discussion areas including promoting the digital economy [...]

     
  • VN attends economic forum

    VN attends economic forum

    News May 25, 2018 10:58 am no comments

    A Vietnamese delegation has arrived for the 22nd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2018) which opened at the Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre in Saint Petersburg City, Russia. The event is being held from May 24-26 under the direction of Russian President Vladimir Putin. About 10,000 delegates from more than [...]

     
  • Japan’s lower house passes TPP trade deal

    Japan’s lower house passes TPP trade deal

    News May 21, 2018 11:11 am no comments

    Japan’s lower house on Friday passed a bill to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact, paving the way for its enactment before the current Diet session ends in June. Following the US withdrawal, Japan and the other 10 countries hope to see the pact, renamed the Comprehensive and Progressive [...]

     
  • CPTPP benefits Vietnam’s industrial property

    CPTPP benefits Vietnam’s industrial property

    News May 19, 2018 11:19 am no comments

    Vietnam’s industrial real estate sector stands ready to take off after the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) comes into effect, experts have said. France’s FM Logistic, a leading group in international supply of warehouse, transport, and packaging, has been successful in renting and purchasing land in the [...]

     
  • 4 challenges NAFTA negotiations are facing as deadline looms

    4 challenges NAFTA negotiations are facing as deadline looms

    News May 18, 2018 11:15 am no comments

    U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau chatted over the phone this week, discussing whether the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations could be wrapped up in the coming days. But on Tuesday, Mexico’s economy minister said he doubts a deal will actually go through in time for Thursday. “It is not easy. [...]

     
  • Vietnam remains attractive to European investors

    Vietnam remains attractive to European investors

    News March 26, 2018 5:01 pm no comments

    Vietnam continues to be an attractive investment destination for European companies thanks to its improving business environment, said Guru Mallikarjuna, managing director of Bosch Vietnam. The statement was made at the launch of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam’s White Book 2018 in Ho Chi Minh City on March [...]

     
  • CPTPP to widen Vietnam’s inroads to partner markets

    CPTPP to widen Vietnam’s inroads to partner markets

    News March 20, 2018 4:28 pm no comments

    Japan captures huge portion of export-import turnover Japan is Vietnam’s biggest trade partner out of the ten other member states of the CPTPP, ranking fourth among trade partners over the world (following China, South Korea, and the US). Two-way trade turnover with Japan hit $33.4 billion in 2017, and Vietnam’s [...]

     
  • New Zealand-VN relations still growing after 43 years

    New Zealand-VN relations still growing after 43 years

    News March 13, 2018 4:19 pm no comments

    Relations between New Zealand and Việt Nam are developing from strength to strength and there is significant potential to grow the relationship further, said New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. “New Zealand is a natural partner for Việt Nam with our world class reputation for innovation, particularly in areas like [...]