A research on one-year implementation of the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) was launched at a workshop in Hanoi on November 3.
The relations between Vietnam and the US would continue to grow stably in the time ahead, with economic and trade cooperation the centre and key momentum of the bilateral ties, Vietnamese and US officials said.
Vietnam’s export turnover is estimated to reach US$27.3 billion in October, increasing one percent year on year and the import turnover reached US$26.2 billion, decreasing 1.7 percent.
An international seminar highlighting cooperation and development of the Pacific Alliance was held in both in-person and virtual forms on November 3.
Vietnam and Australia will accelerate trade and investment levels from 2021-2025, through a new economic strategy bringing their burgeoning commercial ties into sharp focus.
A workshop discussing opportunities for Vietnamese businesses to increase export of agricultural and aquatic products to Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was held by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), the Vietnam Trade Office in Russia and the Russian trade representative office in Vietnam, on November 2 in Hanoi.
Vietnam enjoyed a year-on-year rise of 13.1 percent in the export revenue of agro-forestry-fisheries products in the first 10 months of 2021 to nearly 38.75 billion USD, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Domestic businesses are now facing post-pandemic challenges of the price of raw materials that has increased 2-3 times over the same period last year, late delivery, disruptions in logistics and supply chain leading to high transportation costs.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is to pay an official visit to France from November 3-5.
Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan held talks with Greek Deputy Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos, met with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece Dimitrios Koutsoumpas and chaired a Vietnam – Greece business seminar before concluding her official visit to the European country from October 31 – November 2.
Vietnamese Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and the UK’s Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Chris Philp signed a Letter of Intent on cooperation in digital economy and digital transformation on November 1 (London time).
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended and witnessed a ceremony to sign 26 cooperation agreements between ministries, sectors and businesses of Vietnam and the United Kingdom on October 31 (London time).
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son held a bilateral meeting with British Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Elizabeth Truss in Glasgow, Scotland (the UK), on November 1 afternoon (local time).
Focusing on the Asian region, particularly ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, is Canada’s strategy in seeking dynamic partners. The initiative was affirmed in Canada’s 44th parliament and during an online discussion on Asia policy held recently by Canada-ASEAN initiatives in cooperation with the Vietnam-Canada Friendship Association.
The ASEAN Committee in Mexico City (ACMC) in coordination with the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE) organised a working visit to Michoacan state from October 25 – 28 in order to promote trade and investment ties between ASEAN countries and this locality.
Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan met Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo De Sousa and received Vice-President of the Assembly of Portugal Antonio Filipe Gaiao on October 29 on the sidelines of her attendance at the 2021 Global Summit of Women in Lisbon, Portugal.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Chernyshenko co-chaired the annual 23rd meeting of the Vietnam – Russia Inter-Governmental Committee on Economic, Trade and Scientific-Technological Cooperation via videoconference on October 29.
Vietnam’s export turnover in the first ten months of 2021 is estimated at nearly 268 billion USD, up 16.6 percent against the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on October 29.
The UK Council on Geostrategy (COG) released its new policy paper entitled “Enhancing British-Vietnamese relations in a more competitive era” during an event in London on October 27.
Vietnamese shrimp producers are accelerating production to reach their export target this year.