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Optimising Vietnam’s trade missions
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Optimising Vietnam’s trade missions

NDO - Vietnam’s export sector performed strongly in 2017 with revenues expanding to more than US$213 billion, up 21.1% from the previous year. This new record was substantially contributed to by

PM urges promotion of trade and investment with strategic partners
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PM urges promotion of trade and investment with strategic partners

NDO – The Prime Minister has signed Decision No. 213/QĐ-TTg, approving the project on "Strengthening bilateral trade and investment cooperation between Vietnam and other important strategic partners."

Vietnam posts trade deficit of US$300 million in January
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Vietnam posts trade deficit of US$300 million in January

NDO - Vietnam’s trade gap for the first month of 2018 was estimated at US$300 million, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam, India enjoy strong trade growth
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Vietnam, India enjoy strong trade growth

NDO - Vietnam and India witnessed strong trade growth in 2017 as their bilateral trade reached US$7.63 billion, an increase of 41% against the previous year, heard a seminar held in Uttar Pradesh,

Rosy outlook for Vietnam’s garment trade
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Rosy outlook for Vietnam’s garment trade

NDO/VNA – 2018 looks promising for Vietnam’s garment-textile industry, with exports forecasted to fetch US$33.5- US$34 billion, up 10% year-on-year.

Vietnam's foreign trade records impressive achievement in 2017
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Vietnam's foreign trade records impressive achievement in 2017

NDO – In 2017, Vietnam's total import-export turnover exceeded US$400 billion, reaching the highest level ever. After a long period of trade deficit, the balance of trade unexpectedly turned to a

2017 trade surplus US$900 million higher than last year’s figure
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2017 trade surplus US$900 million higher than last year’s figure

NDO – The country is expected to enjoy a trade surplus of US$2.67 billion for the whole year of 2017, US$900 million higher than the surplus in the previous year (at nearly US$1.78 billion).

Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam boost trade, investment
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Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam boost trade, investment

NDO/VNA – The 11th Investment-Trade and Tourism Promotion Forum of the Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle took place in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on December 18.

Plan drafted to facilitate trade in CLV Development Triangle Area
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Plan drafted to facilitate trade in CLV Development Triangle Area

NDO/VNA – A conference took place in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on December 15 to collect opinions on a plan designed to implement the Agreement on Trade Promotion and Facilitation in the

Vietnam, Argentina work to boost trade
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Vietnam, Argentina work to boost trade

NDO/VNA – Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh met with Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie in Buenos Aires, on December 13, to discuss the trade and economic cooperation between

Vietnam and the UK seeks to boost trade ties
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Vietnam and the UK seeks to boost trade ties

NDO/VNA – The UK always considers Vietnam as an important and potential trade partner and wants to expand multifaceted cooperation with the Southeast Asian nation, said British Secretary of State for

Vietnam, Kazakhstan look to tighten trade ties
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Vietnam, Kazakhstan look to tighten trade ties

NDO – The eighth meeting of the Vietnam-Kazakhstan Intergovernmental Committee for economic, trade, scientific and technological cooperation opened in Hanoi on December 5, under the chair of

Trade surplus of US$2.8 billion recorded in Jan-Nov period
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Trade surplus of US$2.8 billion recorded in Jan-Nov period

NDO – Vietnam enjoyed an estimated trade surplus of US$200 million in November, raising the total trade surplus for the first 11 months of 2017 to US$2.8 billion, as announced by the General

Vietnam - Cambodia trade and investment forum opens
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Vietnam - Cambodia trade and investment forum opens

NDO - A forum to bolster Vietnam - Cambodia trade and investment ties opened in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, on November 20.

Trade fair to enhance Vietnam – Cambodia trade cooperation
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Trade fair to enhance Vietnam – Cambodia trade cooperation

NDO – The 2017 Vietnam Trade Fair, themed ‘Friendship, cooperation and development’ officially opened in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh on November 18.

Great potential for trade promotion between Vietnam and Hong Kong (China)
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Great potential for trade promotion between Vietnam and Hong Kong (China)

NDO – Vietnam and Hong Kong (China) have great potential to enhance economic cooperation, especially on increasing the value of trade between the two.

Deals worth US$258 million signed at Vietnam-China trade fair
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Deals worth US$258 million signed at Vietnam-China trade fair

NDO/VNA – The 17th Vietnam-China International Trade Fair has seen over US$258 million worth of trade deals signed between enterprises from both sides over the course of six days.

Ho Chi Minh City, RoK’s Daegu enhance trade and investment cooperation
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Ho Chi Minh City, RoK’s Daegu enhance trade and investment cooperation

NDO – Ho Chi Minh City and Daegu city from the Republic of Korea (RoK) have great potential for enhancing the trade and investment cooperation in the coming time.

Vietnam-US trade and investment thriving since normalisation
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Vietnam-US trade and investment thriving since normalisation

NDO - The trade and investment relationship between Vietnam and the US has been thriving since normalisation in 1995 with the US having been the largest importer of Vietnamese goods.

Vietnam – China international trade fair opens in Lao Cai
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Vietnam – China international trade fair opens in Lao Cai

NDO – The 2017 Vietnam – China International Trade Fair officially opened in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on November 10, featuring the participation of over 300 enterprises.

Vietnam, China boost trade links
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Vietnam, China boost trade links

NDO – A conference to boost trade links between Vietnamese and Chinese enterprises was held jointly by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (under Ministry of Industry and Trade) and Chinese Foreign

Vietnam, Mexico to promote trade, investment cooperation
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Vietnam, Mexico to promote trade, investment cooperation

NDO - Vietnam and Mexico have agreed on measures to foster the trade and economic activities between the two sides, including the acceleration of the signing of an agreement on animal and plant

APEC 2017: ABAC to urge leaders to focus on trade reform
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APEC 2017: ABAC to urge leaders to focus on trade reform

NDO/VNA - The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) will urge APEC Economic Leaders to press ahead with structural and trade reform, said 2017 ABAC Chair Hoang Van Dung said at a press conference on

Commerce chamber hoped to boost Vietnam-Malaysia trade
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Commerce chamber hoped to boost Vietnam-Malaysia trade

NDO/VNA – Trade and investment ties between Vietnam and Malaysia are expected to enjoy a new driving force created by the recently established Malaysia-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce (MVCC).

APEC - Momentum for trade and investment
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APEC - Momentum for trade and investment

NDO - The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum is home to more than half of trade agreements worldwide, which have brought about considerable benefits to its member economies. However, the