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VN, Cuba seek to expand investment, trade ties – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz speaks at the seminar on business co-operation opportunities between the two countries heard in HCM City on September 13. — VNS Photo HCM CITY — Trade and investment ties between Việt Nam and Cuba are not commensurate with their potential and there is a lot of room for them to grow, a seminar on business co-operation opportunities between the two countries heard in HCM City yesterday. Deputy Minister of Construction Lê Quang Hùng said bilateral trade and investment ties…

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The trade war has changed US-China ties forever, so Beijing is building bridges to the EU through the belt and road

What if the US-China trade war ends in stalemate, as seems likely? The two countries can hardly revert to the status quo ante or “kiss and make up”. It is not just a matter of bad blood engendered by the conflict; each side now realises that mutual coexistence means distant coexistence (“cold war” if you will). Spheres of influence – political, ideological and economic – are nothing new but the sheer size of the United States and Chinese economies (the world’s biggest and second biggest) and of… Source link

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Oil-gas cooperation key to Việt Nam– Russia ties: officials – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng and his Russian counterpart Maxim Akimov at the meeting in Vladivostok. — VNA/VNS Photo Dương Trí VLADIVOSTOK — Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng and his Russian counterpart Maxim Akimov agreed that oil and gas cooperation bears strategic significance to Việt Nam – Russia relations at their meeting on Thursday on the sidelines of the ongoing 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF).  The two officials took the occasion to exchange their opinions on the implementation of the two countries’ joint projects and agreements. They shared…

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Developers’ cosy ties with politics may explain Hong Kong’s biggest woe: widening income gap in the least affordable city on earth

On a sunny morning in early September 2010, Hong Kong’s wealthiest man Li Ka-shing was invited to speak in Shenzhen and was granted an exclusive audience with then Chinese President Hu Jintao.What was unusual about the episode, held during a commemoration of Shenzhen’s 30th anniversary as the special economic zone to spearhead China’s economic reforms, was that Li was the sole Hongkonger to be received by China’s head of state. He was also the only Hong Kong businessman to speak at Shenzhen’s… Source link

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VN, Laos tighten ties in deposit insurance – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A Deposit Insurance of Vietnam (DIV) sign displayed at an HDBank office. – Photo kinhtenongthon.vn VIENTIANE — The Deposit Insurance of Vietnam (DIV) has reviewed its co-operation with the Depositor Protection Fund of Laos (DPF) last year, eyeing further improvement in ties. The two sides discussed their co-working efforts last year and exchanged ideas for future co-operation and amendments to the signed memorandum of understanding (MoU). The DPF wanted to learn from the DIV’s experience in capital management, deposit data collection, management and arrangement of information data and internal network systems,…

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VN, South Korea trade, investment ties on strong footing: seminar – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Nguyễn Thị Huyền Ngọc of the Investment Promotion Centre in the south, tells a seminar in HCM City on July 16 that South Korea has increased investment in Việt Nam in the last few years, and this trend is expected to continue. — VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — South Korea has increased investment in Việt Nam in the last few years, and this trend is expected to continue, a seminar heard in HCM City on Tuesday. Nguyễn Thị Huyền Ngọc, head of the investment promotion division at the Investment…

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PM asks for more efforts to boost trade ties with key partners – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc chairs the meeting between the Government and representatives of relevant ministries and sectors on Saturday. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất   HÀ NỘI Prime Minister Nguyen Xuân Phúc has ordered ministries and sectors to devise plans to promote domestic production, create more jobs and ensure harmonious trade relations with key partners.  Speaking at a meeting between members of the Government and representatives of ministries and sectors in Hà Nội on Saturday to discuss measures to expand trade co-operation between Việt Nam and its big partners, the…

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VN vows to facilitate bilateral ties with Mozambique – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Representatives of Vietnamese firms introduce Vietnamese goods that are in demand in Mozambique. – VNA/VNS Photo MAPUTO  The Vietnamese Government will continue to support the operation of businesses from Việt Nam in Mozambique to reinforce the bilateral partnership and capitalise on their potential and advantages, Vietnamese Ambassador to Mozambique Lê Huy Hoàng said. The diplomat delivered this remark during a business forum held in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, on Wednesday to seek stronger links in trade, investment and tourism between the two countries. The event lured more than 100 representatives of…

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Oil tanker attacks: did Iran’s ties with China just go up in smoke?

When Shinzo Abe headed to Tehran this week for the first visit by a sitting Japanese prime minister in four decades, some in the diplomatic world imagined he could be the man to bring Iran back to the negotiating table with the United States.Those hopes were torpedoed on Thursday when, on the same day Abe was meeting Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei, explosions ripped through two oil tankers, one Japanese and one Norwegian, near the Strait of Hormuz, a strategically significant shipping… Source link

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