Vietnam backs finalization of RCEP in 2017

Speeding up negotiations to finalize the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was the aim of the third Inter-sessional Ministerial Meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on May 22 in Hanoi.

  • VN, Turkey about to sign cooperative agreements

    Vietnam and Turkey are about to ink agreements covering investment promotion and protection, double taxation avoidance and aviation.

  • Trade fair to promote ties with Japan

    “Opportunities for Vietnam and Japan businesses” trade exchange-exposition opened in Ho Chi Minh City on February 22, drawing 70 leading enterprises from the world’s third largest economy.

  • Rice export floor price goes up

    The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) raised the floor prices for rice exports on February 21, just one week after reducing them.

  • OPEC oil price breaks 100 USD a barrel

    VIENNA, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- The daily oil price of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) breached 100 U.S. dollars a barrel, the Vienna-based cartel said Tuesday.

  • India, ASEAN trade may touch USD 70 bn in 3 yrs

    New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) India's trade with the 10-member South East Asian nations bloc may touch USD 70 billion by 2014 because of the free trade agreement (FTA) that came into force last year, a government official said today.

  • Japan to send senior officials to Vietnam over Pacific FTA+

    TOKYO, Feb. 21 (AP) - (Kyodo)—The Japanese government said Monday that it will send senior officials to Vietnam to gather information about the ongoing negotiations for a Pacific free trade agreement, an initiative which Japan is showing interest in.

  • China lifts fuel price, raising inflation concerns

    China has raised fuel prices for the second time in three months as it looks to offset a jump in global crude costs.

  • WTO issues ruling on China export restraints

    WASHINGTON: The World Trade Organization on Friday issued a confidential preliminary ruling in a landmark case against China's export restrictions on raw materials used to manufacture steel, aluminum and chemical products.