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Trade-economics – key pillar in Vietnam-Sweden ties

Trade-economics – key pillar in Vietnam-Sweden ties

Mar. 19 | Swedish Secretary of Foreign Affairs Frank Belfrage reiterated on March 18 that trade-economics has become an important pillar in Vietnam-Sweden relations over the past 45 years. While meeting local media in Hanoi, the official noted that the two countries...

Vietnam, Guinea-Bissau boost trade cooperation

Vietnam, Guinea-Bissau boost trade cooperation

Jan. 7 | Vietnam and Guinea-Bissau signed a memorandum of understanding on trade and industry cooperation in Hanoi on January 6 to fully tap the two countries’ potential. Signatories to the MoU were Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Ho Thi Kim...

Vietnam targets US$67 bln in border trade in 2015

Vietnam targets US$67 bln in border trade in 2015

Nov. 27 | Vietnam is striving to raise its border trade turnover to US$60 billion with China, US$ 2 billion with Laos, and US$5 billion with Cambodia in 2015. At a seminar organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on November 26, the Steering Committee for...

Vietnam prioritises trade ties with EU

Vietnam prioritises trade ties with EU

Nov. 13 | Vietnam expects to accelerate the ongoing negotiations of a free trade agreement (FTA) and sign the pact with the European Union in 2014 as scheduled. Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang was speaking at a reception for visiting Antonio Tajani,...

Entrepreneur forum helps strengthen Vietnam-Canada trade

Entrepreneur forum helps strengthen Vietnam-Canada trade

Oct. 31 | Around 200 representatives from the Canada-Vietnam Friendship Association, the Canada-Vietnam Trade Council and overseas Vietnamese businesses attended a forum held in Toronto, Canada on October 28. Addressing the event, held by the Vietnamese Ministry...

Vietnam joins international trade fair in Macau

Vietnam joins international trade fair in Macau

Oct. 18 | Vietnamese products including rice, coffee, cashew nuts, and ceramics are on display at the 18th International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF) opened in Macau on October 17. The annual four-day event, the largest of its kind hosted by Macau, aims to...

Vietnam-China trade to hit 60 bln USD soon

Vietnam-China trade to hit 60 bln USD soon

Oct. 14 | Vietnam and China aim to raise their bilateral trade to 60 billion USD by 2015 from 41 billion USD last year. To realise this goal, both sides are speeding up their key economic-trade cooperation projects in energy, industry and transportation. China...

Vietnam-Japan trade gallops on economic partnership

Vietnam-Japan trade gallops on economic partnership

Oct. 11 | Vietnam-Japan trade has been expanding by some 20% a year since the Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (VJEPA) was signed four years ago, a trade official told a trade and investment promotion forum in HCMC on Wednesday. Ho Thi Kim Thoa, Deputy...

Vietnam, Italy boost economic cooperation

Vietnam, Italy boost economic cooperation

Oct. 2 | A forum to promote economic cooperation between Vietnam and Italy was held in Milan, Italy on September 30. The event was organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Vietnamese Embassy to Italy in conjunction with the Italian Institute...

Vietnam, Pakistan see rapid trade growth

Vietnam, Pakistan see rapid trade growth

Sep. 23 | Vietnam and Pakistan have enjoyed a rapid growth in two-way trade in recent years, reaching 400 million USD in 2012 from only 27 million USD in 2000. The figure in the first seven months of this year was 178.6 million USD, according to statistics from...