Emphasizing the importance of promoting cooperation with the EU- Vietnam's leading strategic partner in economics, trade and investment, the cabinet leader pointed out a number of pending issues and shortcomings such as the EU issuance of its yellow card for Vietnam's seafood exports and administrative procedures that need to be simplified in order to help further promote trade and investment between Vietnam and the bloc. … [Read more...] about PM Phuc chairs meeting on Vietnam-EU trade cooperation
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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese shrimp exporters are hoping for a better year after their shipments fell 5.4 percent year on year to 3.36 billion USD in 2019, according to insiders. They found themselves surrounded in difficulties last year as world supply saw strong increase that brought down both prices and demand in major markets. Besides, the US-China trade conflict also wreaked havoc on the shrimp sector. However, a brighter future is coming from the horizon to them this year thanks to a multitude of robust market signs. The EU will remain a potential market for Vietnamese shrimp in the year as it is the largest shrimp consumer in the whole, while production of the bloc has not met its demand. If Vietnamese exporters are able to take advantage of preferential tariff under the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), shrimp shipments to the bloc will possibly surge in 2020, experts have said. Under the trade pact, signed on June 30, the tariffs of most raw shrimps (fresh, frozen … [Read more...] about Shrimp exporters see good year ahead
Luu expressed his gratitude when receiving Renate Künast, Chairwoman of the Bundestag (federal parliament)’s Parliamentary Friendship Group for Relations with the ASEAN States, in Hanoi on February 20. He said that the early enforcement of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) would become a driving force to intensify economic, trade and investment relations between Vietnam and the EU in general and Germany in particular. Highlighting the two countries’ recent approval of a plan of action for 2020-2021, Luu affirmed that Vietnam always attaches importance to its strategic partnership with Germany, its leading trade partner in the EU. The NA Vice Chairman also expected that numerous activities would be held this year to celebrate the 45th founding anniversary of diplomatic ties. Künast spoke highly of Vietnam’s efforts to deal with the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel … [Read more...] about NA Vice Chairman welcomes German parliamentarians
Hun Sen had already expressed scepticism about the risks posed by the virus and offered to go personally to the Chinese city of Wuhan - the centre of the outbreak - to tell frightened Cambodians living there that they must stay put for the sake of relations with China, a vital ally for his country. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How did Cambodia’s cruise ship welcome go wrong?
“I wanted Tuan to have a sense of what the consul general does and what a diplomat’s work means. Today he learned about the CPTPP and its impact. And then another task he would do as a diplomat is to engage other participants to help us make International Women’s Day 2020 (March 8) the best women’s day ever and every year a better year for gender equality,” said Nunas. … [Read more...] about Vinschool student acts as Canadian consul general for one day