U.S. commits another US$5 million for pandemic mitigation in Vietnam

U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink announced on May 2 that his government will provide an additional $5 million to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Vietnamese economy. Read more »

PM calls for enhanced NAM cooperation in COVID-19 fight

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on member countries of the Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to step up cooperation and share their experiences across all levels and spheres in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more »

EuroCham praises Vietnam’s response to Covid-19 pandemic

 European firms operating in Vietnam are suffering under the impact of Covid-19 but are appreciative of government measures to limit the spread of the pandemic while trying to maintain economic growth. Read more »

Vietnam shares pandemic control experience and equipment with the world

 Vietnam is willing to share information and experience and collaborate with other countries and territories in containing the Covid-19 pandemic globally, and the country’s efforts and achievements have been highly rated by the international community. Read more »

ASEAN and partners commit to joint fight against Covid-19

 In its role as ASEAN Chair in 2020, Vietnam held two online summits - the ASEAN Special Summit and ASEAN+3 Special Summit - to discuss strengthened cooperation in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »

Singapore trade policies increasingly cautious

- Singapore has adopted increasingly cautious trade policies to avoid dependence on specific export or import markets as it tackles the Covid-19 spread. Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Phuong and Nguyen Huong discussed the issue with Dr. Tran Thu Quynh, Vietnam’s Trade Counselor in Singapore. Read more »

Sugarcane industry adapting to removal of ASEAN import quotas

 Vietnam has abolished sugar import tariff quotas as of January 1 in keeping with its commitment under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA). Read more »

Vietnam imports cotton from US to ease trade imbalance

 Vietnam continues to facilitate trade with the US despite the expanding Covid-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Industry and Trade is directing the implementation of an action plan to develop harmonious, sustainable trade relations with that market. Read more »

Vietnam, Saudi Arabia work to shrink trade imbalance

 While trade cooperation has flourished between Vietnam and Saudi Arabia, both sides are concerned about a trade imbalance. This year, the Vietnamese Trade Office in Saudi Arabia has launched a plan focusing on trade connectivity and introducing Vietnam’s products to the Saudi market. Read more »

Vietnam sets sights on EVFTA to ease economic rehabilitation after pandemic

 Vietnam is hoping its ambitious trade agreement with the European Union, expected to enter into force this coming summer, will help it get back on its feet once the Covid-19 pandemic is controlled.  Read more »

GlaxoSmithKline supports world’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

 Pharmaceutical multinational GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting global efforts to tackle it with real and meaningful actions, senior executives say. Read more »

Russian expert highlights effective cooperation with Vietnam at UN

Russia and Vietnam share similar views on most international issues and the two countries have established close and effective cooperation bilaterally and within the UN framework. Read more »