Ministers discuss TPP on sidelines of APEC meeting

Ministers discuss TPP on sidelines of APEC meeting

NDO/VNA - Ministers and vice ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam met in Hanoi on May 21 to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement on the margins of the 23rd Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT 23).  (May 21, 2017)

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NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, is working with Australia’s relevant agencies towards the early lift of Australia’s ban on the import of shrimp and shelled raw shrimp.  

Forum updates Indonesian firms on Vietnam’s business climate

  May 19, 2017
NDO/ VNA – A Vietnam-Indonesia forum on trade, business and investment promotion has been held in Surabaya city, the capital of Indonesia’s East Java province to update local firms on the business climate in Vietnam. 

APEC Senior Finance Officials Meeting wraps up

  May 19, 2017
NDO/ VNA - The APEC Senior Finance Officials Meeting (SFOM) concluded in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 19 after two working days. 

Thanh Hoa attracts US$6 billion in 32 investment projects

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NDO - More than 30 projects in the north central province of Thanh Hoa worth a total of VND135.3 trillion (US$6 billion) were given the green light at an investment promotion conference held on May 18. 

Ministers of 11 TPP member countries to meet in Hanoi

  May 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – Ministers from 11 countries joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are scheduled to gather in Hanoi on May 21, with Japan pushing for the free trade pact to be put into force as soon as possible without the US.  

APEC 2017 SOM 2 concludes with fruitful outcomes

  May 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2017 Second Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 2) concluded in Hanoi on May 18, producing fruitful outcomes in various fields.  

APEC delegates applaud Vietnam’s financial cooperation priorities

  May 18, 2017
NDO/VNA - Delegates attending the APEC Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting (SFOM) in the northern province of Ninh Binh voiced their support for the host country’s priorities in implementing the Finance Ministers’ Process.  

APEC progresses well with four cooperation priorities

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NDO/VNA – The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has made good progress in the four adopted cooperation priorities in 2017 proposed by Vietnam, said Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat Alan Bollar on the sidelines of the APEC Second Senior Officials’ Meeting underway in Hanoi.  

Boosting sustainable development of private manufacturing and processing businesses

  May 18, 2017
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PV Power urged to ensure sufficient electricity supply for national development

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APEC senior officials review financial cooperation priorities

  May 18, 2017
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Prime Minister pledges to create fair and friendly business environment

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NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has vowed that the Vietnamese government would continue to create a fair and friendly business environment as well as take action to enhance the competitiveness of Vietnamese enterprises. 

Vietnam, EU complete negotiations to boost legal timber trade

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NDO – Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have concluded negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), with an aim to improve forest governance, address illegal logging and promote trade in verified legal timber products from Vietnam to the EU and other markets.