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Vietnam continues to be an attractive investment destination

Vietnam continues to be an attractive investment destination

3/21/2017 - 12:38

(VOVworld) – Vietnam gained a record 15.8 billion USD in foreign investment in 2016 thanks to its improved investment and business environment. This year, Vietnam expects to continue to be an attractive destination for foreign investors due to new opportunities from international economic integration and government incentives.

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British government suffers second defeat in House of Lords

British government suffers second defeat in House of Lords

3/8/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - British Prime Minister Theresa May met a second defeat on her Brexit bill Tuesday when the House of Lords voted 366 to 268 to amend a bill empowering May to trigger Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty – the formal notification of Brexit - which she has promised to do by the end of March.

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US-China economic cooperation prospect under President Trump

US-China economic cooperation prospect under President Trump

2/14/2017 - 16:00

(VOVworld) – Since Donald Trump was sworn into the office on January 20, observers have been uncertain about US-China economic ties.

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Seafood exports forecast to hit 7.4 billion USD in 2017

Seafood exports forecast to hit 7.4 billion USD in 2017

2/1/2017 - 15:46

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s seafood export is expected to reach 7.4 billion USD in 2017, a year-on-year rise of 6%, said the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP).

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Boosting cooperation for ASEAN Economic Community development

Boosting cooperation for ASEAN Economic Community development

1/26/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) - Following the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) more than one year ago, Vietnam gained the advantage from the community in terms of peace, stability and the formation of a joint economic, trade and production facility. This will be a driving force for Vietnam’s renovation, adaptation and further integration with the economic community.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

1/6/2017 - 14:08

A: Happy New Year. Welcome, dear listeners, to the very first Letter Box of 2017. Thank you very much for listening to VOV. We greatly appreciate your reception reports and comments on our programs. Many listeners have sent feedback on our broadcasts on a regular basis, by postal mail and email and phone.

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Ecuadorian president ratifies trade agreement with EU

Ecuadorian president ratifies trade agreement with EU

12/21/2016 - 17:15

(VOVworld) - Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa on Tuesday said that he has ratified Ecuador's trade agreement with the European Union after 9 years of negotiation.

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APEC 2017 confirms Vietnam’s stature

APEC 2017 confirms Vietnam’s stature

11/22/2016 - 15:07

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang has said hosting APEC Year 2017 is a priority in Vietnam’s foreign policy. Mr. Quang told delegates at the just-concluded APEC Summit in Peru that Vietnam will to its best to fulfill this role, contributing to APEC’s development and prosperity. Vietnam, as host of the next APEC Year, faces a golden opportunity for its...

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South Korea, Central America agree on FTA

South Korea, Central America agree on FTA

11/17/2016 - 16:29

(VOVworld) - South Korea and six Central American countries approved a free trade agreement on Wednesday, which will eliminate tariffs on 95% of all exported goods.

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EU’s stronger trade protection more likely

EU’s stronger trade protection more likely

11/14/2016 - 7:52

(VOVworld) – The European Union (EU) appears to be ready to impose anti-dumping tariffs as the Netherlands and Austria last Friday signaled that they supported the EU’s anti-dumping measure. If approved by the majority of EU members by the end of 2016, the EU’s trade policy will have a significant change.

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EU, Canada open a new page in trade cooperation

EU, Canada open a new page in trade cooperation

10/31/2016 - 15:52

(VOVworld) – The EU and Canada signed the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) at the EU-Canada summit, which took place in Brussels on Sunday.

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Efforts to save Canada-EU Trade Agreement

Efforts to save Canada-EU Trade Agreement

10/25/2016 - 16:42

(VOVworld)- After 7 years of negotiations, the Canada-EU Trade Agreement is at risk following Belgium’s disapproval. If the agreement is not signed, the EU’s trade will be seriously affected, especially when the organization is dealing with Brexit and stagnant growth. Diplomatic efforts to save the agreement are underway.

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Grasping opportunities from Vietnam-EAEU trade agreement

Grasping opportunities from Vietnam-EAEU trade agreement

10/5/2016 - 17:04

(VOVworld) – The free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) officially takes effect on October 5, 2016. Vietnam has been ready to grasp opportunities and handle challenges when the agreement comes into force.

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Vietnam, EU set to implement FTA in early 2018

Vietnam, EU set to implement FTA in early 2018

9/21/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – The European Union and Vietnam are set to implement their bilateral free trade agreement in early 2018. Since signing the agreement in December, 2015, both sides have sped up legal revision process towards its verification.

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Vietnam offers favorable conditions for foreign petroleum investors

Vietnam offers favorable conditions for foreign petroleum investors

9/20/2016 - 9:00

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has pledged all possible support to investors working in oil and gas, including Zarubezhneft and other Russian companies.

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New-generation Free Trade Agreements: opportunities and challenges

New-generation Free Trade Agreements: opportunities and challenges

9/6/2016 - 15:23

(VOVworld) – What are new-generation bilateral free trade agreements? What should be done for domestic enterprises to truly benefit from FTAs? Can Vietnam make the most of preferential tariffs brought about by new-generation FTAs? These are the issues the Vietnamese government, relevant agencies, domestic businesses, and especially overseas representative missions of Vietnam have paid great attention in improving the competitiveness...

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EAEU-Vietnam free trade status begins October

EAEU-Vietnam free trade status begins October

9/4/2016 - 15:44

(VOVworld) - The free trade agreement (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Vietnam will take effect on October 5. Minister for Trade at the Eurasian Economic Commission Board Veronika Nikishina said this at the 2nd Eastern Economic Forum held in Russia’s Vladivostok. Both sides finished the ratification of the deal and it will come into force after 60...

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Vietnam, the Philippines consider the extension of a rice trading agreement until 2020

Vietnam, the Philippines consider the extension of a rice trading agreement until 2020

8/5/2016 - 18:42

(VOVworld) – Trade ministers from Vietnam and the Philippines have held an informal meeting on the sidelines of the 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 48), reaching consensus on extending the time for negotiating a new rice trade agreement.

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Aquatic product exports expected to grow 8 percent

Aquatic product exports expected to grow 8 percent

8/5/2016 - 8:57

(VOVworld)- Despite challenges ahead, aquatic exports are expected to reach 7.1 billion USD this year, a rise of 8 percent over last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

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Afghanistan becomes a member of WTO

Afghanistan becomes a member of WTO

7/31/2016 - 15:12

The world Trade Organization (WTO) on Thursday formally approved Afghanistan's membership at its 10th ministerial conference in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...