Vietnam establishing itself as safe investment destination: Japan expert

Hanoi (VNA) – Professor Ryo Ikebe from the Senshu University of Japan has noted improvements in Vietnam’s economy and the two countries’ economic ties during an interview with Vietnam News Agency on the occasion of the 45 years of diplomatic relations.

  • Vietnam's leather, footwear export up 31% in first 6 months

    HANOI, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's leather and footwear exports in the first six months of the year reached nearly 3 billion U.S. dollars, up 31 percent year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO) on Tuesday.

  • US lowers dumping duties on tra

    HA NOI — The US Department of Commerce has completed its seventh period of review and reached a final decision on reducing anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese tra fish filets, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

  • Polish ambassador says FTA will open new chapter in relationship

    New Polish Ambassador to Korea Krzysztof Ignacy Majka had been a renowned scientist in his home country and didn’t know much about Asia until he went to India in 1979 as a research student.

  • Korea-EU FTA set to hurt Japanese auto sales

    Japanese carmakers such as Toyota and Honda struggled to secure a firm market share here in the first half of 2011 while other imported auto brands boasted record sales.

  • South Korea’s FTA strategy

    A close look at South Korea’s strategy for securing FTAs with EU and the United States — although the U.S. Congress has not approved the deal — could give us a fresh perspective for reviewing Taiwan’s economic strategy.

  • Exports to the EU still low - Vietnam’s exports to the EU do not match with their potential, said Nguyen Canh Cuong, deputy head of the Trade Promotion Department, at a dialogue in Da Nang on July 2.

  • US threatens to drag India to WTO over cotton export restrictions

    NEW DELHI: The United States has alleged that restrictions imposed by India on export of cotton has contributed to global price volatility and its appropriateness should be discussed at the World Trade Organization, but India maintains that the restrictions fall outside the purview of the multilateral trade body.

  • TPP with U.S. should boost apparel trade

    Representatives of many companies in the U.S. apparel industry agreed here on Friday that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement should boost trade in the apparel industry first.