The Hanoitimes - Recently, Kazakhstan has been going through major political changes, on this occasion, Kazakhstan Ambassador to Vietnam Beketzhan Zhumakhanov shared with Hanoitimes his view on the matter and the cooperation prospects with Vietnam in the future. Kazakhstan – Vietnam ties developing in all spheres: Ambassador Cooperation between Hanoi and Kazakhstan capital of Astana promoted Hanoi has vast potential to become a modernized city: Kazakhstan Ambassador Strengthening Vietnam-Kazakhstan bilateral trade relationship Kazakhstan Ambassador to Vietnam Beketzhan Zhumakhanov. Photo courtesy: Kazakhstan embassy in Hanoi. Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has resigned after three decades in power, while the capital city's name has also been changed from Astana to Nur-Sultan. What is your view of these significant changes, and how do they impact Kazakhstan's diplomatic policies in the future, especially with Vietnam? On March 19, … [Read more...] about Large room remains for Kazakhstan-Vietnam trade and economic cooperation: Amb.
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The flag of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (Photo: AFP) Hanoi (VNA) - The year 2018 marks the 15th anniversary of the establishment of strategic partnership between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) featured with political trust, mutual respect and win-win cooperation. The two sides have pledged to further develop their relations to a new high by adopting the China-ASEAN Strategic Partnership Vision 2030 last month, which is widely seen as a role model for cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region, the Xinhua News Agency reported. In 2003, China and ASEAN decided to establish their strategic partnership, opening up a new chapter in the bilateral relations. Over the past 15 years, the partnership has endured a changing international landscape and theỉ cooperation has continued to deliver real benefits to the countries and the peoples of the region. China and ASEAN are firmly committed to good-neighborliness and friendship while … [Read more...] about China, ASEAN enter new era of deeper strategic partnership
Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung made notes at a forum aimed to boost Vietnam-China economic cooperation, held in Hanoi on December 20. Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung addresses the forum (Photo: Hong Quang) Trung emphasized bilateral cooperation in economics, trade and investment as the continued spotlight on Vietnam – China ties in recent years. He underpinned his view by a string of positive statistics. They included the trade turnover between the two sides posting US$ 97.3 billion in the first 11 months of 2018, rising by 16.5% year on year and the number of Chinese tourists to Vietnam climbing to more than 4.5 million, a year on year surge of 27%. By the end of November, there have been over 2,000 Chinese-invested projects in Vietnam, with a total registered capital of US$13 billion. This makes China the seventh largest investors among 129 countries and territories who have invested in Vietnam. With the population inching to 100 million … [Read more...] about Key elements underpin Vietnam-China economic cooperation
At the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing in May 2017, Mr. Xi announced that China would host CIIE as from 2018, with the aim of opening its market to the world while offering opportunities for countries to access the Chinese market. This initiative was welcomed by all participants at the forum, including Vietnam. CIIE 2018 is hosted by China's Ministry of Commerce and Shanghai municipal government, with the assistance from the World Trade Organization (WTO), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). At Mong Cai International Border Gate in the Northern province of Quang Ninh. Photo: mongcai.gov.vn According to the organizing panel, the expo is expected to attract businesses from over 130 countries and territories and to receive more than 150,000 visitors. Notably, China has invited Vietnam to be one of the 12 guests of honor at the event. CIIE 2018 … [Read more...] about New cooperation opportunities between Vietnam and China, ASEAN
Delegates take a photo at the opening (Photo: VNA) Singapore (VNA) – The 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM 50) Meeting and Related Meetings kicked off in Singapore on August 29 with the participation of economic leaders from 10 ASEAN member states and partner countries. The Vietnamese delegation, led by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh, participated in the meetings. In his speech at the opening ceremony, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong highlighted the establishment and development of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). He said the bloc has tremendous economic potential with a strong market of over 630 million people. The grouping’s GDP growth has averaged 5.4 percent in recent years, well above the global average, and is projected to expand around this rate over the next five years, he noted. ASEAN is forecast to become the fourth-largest economy in the world by 2030, just behind the US, China and the European … [Read more...] about 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting opens in Singapore