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Vietnam, Russia determined to raise trade to $10 bln by 2020

HANOI: According to statistics from the European – American Markets Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), Vietnam-Russia trade has recorded strong growth, especially in the context of a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) taking effect last year. In the first seven months of this year, trade turnover between Vietnam and Russia ... Read More »

Vietnam, Hungary agree to boost multifaceted cooperation

HANOI: Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his visiting Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban agreed here on Monday to take specific measures to strengthen cooperation in various fields. Addressing a joint press briefing after their talks, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said the two sides will beef up economic cooperation, trade promotion and investment, and create more favorable conditions for ... Read More »

Vietnam, Azerbaijan eye stronger cooperation

HANOI: Vietnam and Azerbaijan will employ measures to boost cooperation via party, government and parliamentary channels, covering economy-trade, investment, energy, transport, culture and education-training. The statement was announced at a meeting in Baku between Truong Thi Mai, head of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission, and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, who is also Chairman of ... Read More »

Vietnam, Japan sign Mekong deal

HANOI: The Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s branch in Cần Thơ City and Japan’s Brain Works Co signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to stimulate Japanese investments in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta region and enhance trade co-operation between the two countries. VCCI Cần Thơ and Brain Work Co, a Japanese enterprise specialising in investment advice, ICT and ... Read More »

Vietnam, Filipino presidents vow to strengthen ties

HANOI:  The Presidents of Việt Nam and the Philippines have pledged to further strengthen political and diplomatic co-operation via regular exchange of all-level visits and boosting ties on the Party, Government, State, National Assembly and people-to-people exchange channel. President Trần Đại Quang and President Rodrigo Roa Duterte made the commitment at their talks in Hà Nội today during the Filipino ... Read More »

Vietnam, Czech Republic sign 5 year co-operation plan

HANOI: Việt Nam and the Czech Republic signed an agreement on bilateral co-operation in the 2016-2020 period during the fifth session of their intergovernmental joint committee in Prague yesterday. Present at the event were Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hồ Thị Kim Thoa and Czech Deputy Minister for Industry and Trade Jiri Koliba, both of whom chair their respective ... Read More »

Vietnam, Cuba seek investment opportunities

HANOI: Viet Nam will do its utmost to bolster its traditional friendship and co-operation with Cuba, Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng said during a reception in Hà Nội yesterday for Cuban Minister of Construction Rene Antonio Mesa Villafana. During the meeting, Dũng congratulated the Caribbean country’s recent socio-economic development achievements, despite being affected by an embargo lasting more than half ... Read More »

Vietnam, South Africa aim for $3b in trade, investment

PRETORIA: Việt Nam and South Africa agreed to redouble efforts to raise bilateral trade revenues to US$3 billion by 2020. The decision was made at the third meeting of their joint trade committee, convened earlier this week in South Africa’s capital, Pretoria. Trade revenue hit approximately $1.15 billion in 2015, more than doubling the 2010 figure. Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Industry ... Read More »

Vietnam, Norway to boost ties

HANOI: Vietnamese Ambassador to Norway Lê Thị Tuyết Mai urged Norwegian businesses to enhance investments in Việt Nam at a conference held by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries and the Vietnamese Embassy in Norway in Oslo, on Monday. The Vietnamese Government is working to improve the business climate to attract foreign investment, intensify ... Read More »

Zalora confirms sale of businesses in Thailand, Vietnam

BANGKOK: Zalora, a fashion-oriented e-commerce site, confirmed today that it would sell Zalora Thailand and Zalora Vietnam ventures. In a statement, it said the sale agreements were signed and settlement is expected in the coming days. However, it did not specify the name of the buyer. There were reports that Central Group was eager to buy the businesses. Zalora is ... Read More »

Vietnam, S Korea trade aims for $70 bln in 2020

HANOI: Free trade agreement between Việt Nam and the Republic of Korea (VKFTA) would be an effective channel to increase the bilateral trade to US$70 billion in 2020, said an official of the Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Bùi Huy Sơn, head of the agency, said the VKFTA was signed on May 5, 2015 and ... Read More »

Vietnam, UK confer on maritime cooperation

HANOI: Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh and his UK counterpart Philip Hammond convened bilateral talks in Hanoi on Tuesday afternoon, addressing cooperation between the two nations and matters in the East Vietnam Sea. The 45-minute conversation was part of the official visit to Vietnam of Foreign Secretary Hammond, scheduled for April 11-13. The two high-ranking officials discussed and ... Read More »

Vietnam, Italy to expand business co-operation

HANOI: The Association of Vietnamese Entrepreneurs in Italy (ASSOEVI) and the Italy – Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce (CCIV) will work together to expand bilateral co-operation between Vietnamese and Italian businesses. This consensus followed a co-operation agreement inked by the two sides in the northern Italian city of Milan on Friday. Under the agreement, ASSOEVI and CCIV would provide businesses ... Read More »

Vietnam, Turkey hope to double trade

HCM CITY: Viet Nam and Turkey have set themselves a target of doubling bilateral trade to US$3 billion this year, according to the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI). Speaking at a business meeting in HCM City yesterday, Nguyen The Hung, deputy director of VCCI’s HCM City office, said trade between the two countries had grown rapidly in ... Read More »

Vietnam, Thailand boost bilateral cooperation

BANGKOK: Their meeting took place on the sidelines of the ASEAN – US Summit from February 15-16 in California, the US. The two sides expressed their delight at the fruitful relations and the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Thailand and pledged to work together for the effective implementation of the Plan of Action Implementing the Vietnam – Thailand Strategic Partnership (2014 ... Read More »

Vietnam, EU reaches wood product agreement

HA NOI: Viet Nam and the EU last week reached important agreements during their fifth round of negotiations on the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade. According to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan, the talks on January 21 and 22 focused on putting in place a management system to ensure ... Read More »

Vietnam, S. Korea to increase television collaboration

HANOI: The Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications and South Korea’s Korea Communications Commission (KCC) agreed to co-operate in-depth in the television field in Ha Noi last Friday. The two sides agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the first six months of this year and set up teams to boost their co-operation. Viet Nam and South Korea have ... Read More »

Vietnam, Belarus organize business forum

HANOI: The Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised a Viet Nam-Belarus Business Forum in Ha Noi yesterday to foster future partnerships. Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce Belarus Mikhail Mialikov and over 30 businesses operating in agriculture machinery, mining equipment, automobile components, farm products, and beverage shared their high ... Read More »

Vietnam, Germany improve cooperation in natural resources, environment

HANOI: Vo Tuan Nhan, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for Science, Technology and Environment, has expressed hope for more cooperation between Vietnam and Germany in natural resources and the environment. In a meeting with MP Klaus Mindrup, head of a visiting delegation from the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) , Nhan ... Read More »

Vietnam, Egypt increase bilateral cooperation

HANOI: A delegation of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations led by its Chairman Hoang Binh Quan paid a working visit to Egypt from November 16-17 to strengthen cooperation between the two countries. Vietnam, Egypt boost bilateral cooperation. Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations led by its Chairman Hoang Binh Quan (L) and Ahmet Bin Hali, Deputy ... Read More »