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Why Vietnam is all in for TPP 11

Trade ministers from the 11 remaining countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, after the U.S. withdrew, agreed in Hanoi on Sunday to promote the so-called TPP 11 trade liberalization deal.

  • Vietnam & Thailand set trade target

    Vietnam and Thailand have targeted increasing trade turnover to $20 billion by 2020 based on the determination and proactive nature of the two governments and enterprises from both countries, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai told the “Vietnam-Thailand Trade and Investment Embrace the Potential of the Strategic Partnership” conference held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Thai Ministry of Commerce on May 23.

  • Exporters applaud efforts to salvage TPP

    The 11 countries still signed up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership yesterday announced they would look at ways to push ahead without the United States, which pulled out in January.

  • What does their trade deal tell us about US–China relations?

    The US–China trade deal announced on 12 May is another clear sign of warming official relations between the United States and China. The deal is an early harvest of the 100 day plan that Xi proposed to Trump to help the United States expand its exports to China. The effort put into this deal to broaden US–China cooperation illustrates the extent to which the management of the bilateral relations has changed under Trump and Xi leadership.

  • VN vows to boost Pacific trade

    A seminar “The Pacific Alliance (PA) and Việt Nam in the global context” was held in Hà Nội on Monday, aiming to support Việt Nam’s role as the ASEAN co-ordinator with the alliance.

  • Vietnam explores cooperation with Pacific Alliance

    Vietnam and the Pacific Alliance (AP) which groups four Latin America countries are exploring the possibility and potential to push up economic cooperation given the fact that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement can be revived.

  • Missing links to Indian-African trade and investment promotion identified

    Experts at the 52nd African Development Bank Annual Meetings, which started Monday in Ahmedabad, India, have identified the missing links to building a strong trade and investment relationship that will lead to sustainable development in India and Africa.

  • Australia and Peru to begin negotiating free trade agreement

    Australia plans to start negotiating a free trade deal with Peru as part of a new Australian push to open Latin American markets for beef, wheat and wine exports.

  • The Impact of China Joining the WTO

    China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001 was a transformational moment in the global economy—the beginning of a new era of globalization. But now there’s a popular backlash against globalization in the West. What happened? And what comes next?