Archive for category: News

  • 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 [...]

     
  • Canadian minister underlines Vietnam’s role in CPTPP negotiation

    Canadian minister underlines Vietnam’s role in CPTPP negotiation

    News March 13, 2018 9:22 am no comments

    Vietnam plays an important part in the negotiation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to Canadian Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne. In an interview, the Canadian official spoke highly of the leadership of Vietnam’s Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade during the [...]

     
  • How A Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Got Made Without Trump

    How A Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Got Made Without Trump

    News March 10, 2018 4:17 pm no comments

    The trade deal once touted as a hallmark of U.S. efforts to check China’s rise has at last crossed the finish line — without its one-time leader. On March 8, the 11 remaining members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the rebranded and scaled back version of TPP, [...]

     
  • India calls for changes in WTO to transform world economy

    India calls for changes in WTO to transform world economy

    News February 28, 2018 4:32 pm no comments

    Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said that the global trade has benefitted all the nations in terms of creation of jobs and promoting economic activities. “Now the question is whether we should make WTO better or forget it. Organisations need reformation all the time and it needs to be [...]

     
  • TPP can’t be redone to please US, Chilean president says

    TPP can’t be redone to please US, Chilean president says

    News February 28, 2018 9:31 am no comments

    The president spoke to The Nikkei during a visit to Tokyo. Chile was one of the four parties to an agreement that eventually resulted in the 12-member TPP, signed in 2016. On March 8, all members but the U.S. will gather in Santiago, the South American nation’s capital, to sign [...]

     
  • New CPTPP much like old TPP

    New CPTPP much like old TPP

    News February 27, 2018 3:30 pm no comments

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) seemed to have died when President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the agreement early last year. But the remaining 11 members, including Malaysia, have salvaged the situation and kept the deal almost intact. The new agreement will be signed on March 8 in [...]

     
  • In America’s absence, Japan takes the lead on Asian free trade

    In America’s absence, Japan takes the lead on Asian free trade

    News February 26, 2018 4:25 pm no comments

    At a time when Japan is doing more than ever to uphold the postwar international system, it is an extreme historical irony that Imperial Japan’s Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere is finally being achieved. Japan’s leadership toward getting, on March 8, signatures on the final agreement of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement [...]

     
  • Final version of CPTPP trade deal released

    Final version of CPTPP trade deal released

    News February 23, 2018 4:24 pm no comments

    More than 20 provisions have been suspended or changed in the final text ahead of the deal’s official signing next month, including rules around intellectual property included at the behest of Washington. The original 12-member deal was thrown into limbo last year when US President Donald Trump withdrew from the [...]