Biggest-ever online trade promotion event for food, agricultural products

The programme aims to help local export goods traders and producers advertise export goods on the world market. The association will build a B2B e-commerce site based with Global Sources, a US e-commerce corporation. VINASME and Global Sources will choose 20 companies with products meeting the criteria of design, quality, prestige and friendly environment to […]

Indian business chamber to host seminar on trade, investment

The issues on the agenda include Viet Nam-India trade and Investment relationship: status and outlook; preserving the past and fortifying the future: Current situation, perspectives from the India, Viet Nam and international business communities in Viet Nam; investment opportunities in Viet Nam for Indians; and Viet Nam’s renewable energy: opportunities and challenges.

ASEAN – China trade turnover surges in first eight months

Beijing (VNA) – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has maintained its position as China’s leading trade partner with two-way trade hitting 416.6 billion USD in the January-August period, according to the General Administration of Customs of China. The figure was 16 billion USD higher than China’s trade with its second largest partner – […]

China, Cambodia sign free trade agreement

Hanoi (VNA) – China and Cambodia signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in Phnom Penh on October 12, with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attending the signing ceremony. The FTA, Cambodia’s first such bilateral deal, was completed after just three rounds of talks that started […]

Ten black history events that should be taught to every pupil

Among the settlers was trumpeter John Blanke, a regular musician at the courts of both King Henry VII and Henry VIII, and the first black Briton for whom we have both their name and picture. He appears on horseback in the royal procession in a 60ft-long scroll commissioned by Henry VIII depicting the extravagant Westminster […]

Seaport companies less affected amid pandemic

Some stocks even recorded growth such as Vietnam Container Shipping Joint Stock Corporation (VSC), up nearly 26 per cent since the beginning of this year. Tan Cang Logistics JSC (TCL) rose by more than 37.2 per cent, Port of Hai Phong JSC (PHP) increased by over 13.8 per cent, Danang Port Joint Stock Company (CDN) […]

Business matching event looks to boost fruit trading with Shanghai

Hanoi (VNA) – Twenty-one exporters of Vietnam and nearly 20 importers from China’s Shanghai city gathered at an online business matching event on September 24 to seek to promote bilateral fruit trading which is believed to hold much room to grow. Opening the meeting, Director of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) under the Ministry […]

Russian locality hopes to boost trade ties with Vietnam

An oil rig of the Vietnam-Russia oil and gas joint venture Vietsovpetro. Photo courtesy of the company  A press release from the republic’s government said Udmurtia has high hopes for cooperation with Vietnam. The webinar, entitled Udmurtia Calling, is part of a series of similar events which have already been held in Germany and Italy.

Commentary: U.S. economic bullying disrupts global trade, cooperation

Over the years, Washington has imposed comprehensive sanctions on Iran, Syria, Cuba and Venezuela by introducing capital restraints and asset freezes, and targeted third parties, which has not only damaged the economic interests of those nations, but also undermined their rights to participate in global trade and economy.

U.S.-China Trade Soars by a Fifth, Despite Trump Tariffs

China’s global trade surplus increased 6.6 percent to $37 billion but this was a sharp decrease from August’s $58.9 billion gap. The data showed that the country’s biggest trading partner was the ASEAN countries, which accounted for more than $416 billion in the first 8 months of the year.