US, China fail to agree on trade issues, casting doubt on other issues

En nexpress - The annual economic dialogue session in Washington ended with no new announcements on US market access to China.

Compelling Vietnam: Foreign investors unfazed by Trump's trade deal rebuff

En nexpress - Vietnam has been a big winner as Chinese manufacturing costs have risen and China itself is now one of the three biggest investors in Vietnam.

African park ranger hits out at Hong Kong ivory trade

Yahoo News A frontline park ranger from the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday delivered an emotive testimony to legislators against the ivory trade in Hong Kong, as the city faces criticism

Weekly roundup: Saigon's sidewalk revolution, US-Vietnam trade, tipping culture and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.

Uber fires engineer at center of trade secret suit

The star engineer was accused of stealing technology from Alphabet's self-driving car unit.

Ukraine and Russia trade Twitter barbs, including a ‘Simpsons’ GIF

Yahoo News In an odd development in the fast-paced world of digital diplomacy, the country of Ukraine took a swipe at Russia using its verified Twitter feed and ended the exchange with GIF taken from

APEC economies seek to promote trade and innovation

Vietnamnet - Representatives from APEC member economies gathered at a symposium in Hanoi on May 19 to share experience in promoting trade and innovation and explore activities that APEC can

EU-VNFree Trade Agreement to boost IP development: expert

Vietnamnet - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement will help Vietnam become the regional hub for many foreign manufacturing companies, promoting the development of industrial parks (IPs) in the

Economists warn of Vietnam's growing trade deficit towards South Korea

Vietnamnet - The Republic of Korea has surpassed China, becoming Vietnam’s biggest import market.

APEC ministers to seek clarity on trade in Hanoi

Vietnamnet - Trade ministers and officials from the 21 APEC member economies will meet in Hanoi to alleviate uncertainty about the future of trade in the Asia-Pacific and its capacity to boost

Vietnam, EU complete negotiations to boost legal timber trade

Nhan dan - NDO – Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have concluded negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), with an aim to

Agreement to boost Vietnam – EU legal timber trade

Vietnamnet - Vietnam and the EU have just concluded negotiations for a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), according to the EU delegation

Hamas's new policy offers an opportunity, Does Trump really want to meet Putin?, Why the Philippines is no longer America's 'lackey,' How new US administration 'forces' Canada toward trade with China, Private companies should expand maternity leave

Yahoo News "The release of [Hamas’s "Document of General Principles and Policies"] should be understood as a balancing act, an effort to allow pragmatism within Hamas to be presented publicly without

EU trade agreement promotes changes at industrial parks

Vietnamnet - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will help Vietnam become the regional hub of many foreign manufacturing companies, boosting the development of industrial zones in the

Ministers to seek clarity on trade in Hanoi

Vietnamnet - Trade Ministers and officials from the 21 APEC member economies have begun convening in Ha Noi to alleviate uncertainty about the future of trade in the Asia-Pacific.

President attends Vietnam-China economic, trade cooperation seminar

Vietnamnet - Vietnam attaches great importance to and prioritises economic, trade and investment ties with China, stated President Tran Dai Quang at a seminar in Beijing on May 12.

Vietnam has trade surplus with US, but no need to worry, say analysts

Vietnamnet - Vietnam ranks third among Asian countries which have the biggest trade surpluses with the US. Should this be a concern for Vietnam?

Vietnam prepares domestic trade strategy

Vietnamnet - A strategy is being developed to promote domestic trade by 2025 with a vision to 2035.

Workshop on domestic trade development strategy to 2025

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) jointly held a consultation workshop on May 4 on the draft domestic trade

Pacific trade negotiators explore TPP deal without US

Vietnamnet - Negotiators from 11 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement gathered for a meeting in Toronto, Canada on May 2 to explore the possibility of putting the trade

Vietnam's 4M trade deficit continues to rise

Vietnamnet - The latest trade report from the General Statistics Office (GSO) shows that the trade deficit increased yet again in April, by $800 million, bringing the four-month total to $2.74

VN trade value up 20.1 percent in four months

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam’s total trade value in the first four months of the year gained a year-on-year increase of 20.1 per cent to US$125.41 billion, according to the General Department of Customs.

Vietnam's trade deficit increases day by day

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s trade deficit is becoming a burning problem as the country’s new free trade agreements are coming into effect.

Vietnam to apply more trade remedies to protect production

Vietnamnet - Following many successful cases, there is now a growing tendency in Vietnam to apply trade remedies to protect locally made products.

Vietnam becomes China’s largest ASEAN trade partner

Vietnamnet - Vietnam has become China’s largest trade partner in ASEAN in 2016, and two-way trade would likely reach US$100 billion this year.