The week-long event, which started on June 26, is hosted by the Vietnam Trade Office under the Vietnamese Embassy in the U.K. in collaboration with the Vietnam Business Association in the U.K. (VBUK), and Longdan and EUTEK groups. As part of activities in the trade promotion program of the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), the event aims to promote Vietnamese high-quality products which are benefiting from the U.K.-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA), to British retailers and consumers. Handicraft products, coffee, fresh and dried fruits, canned fruit juice, vermicelli, dried noodle, rice papers, cashew nuts, and fragrant rice of reputable export enterprises of Vietnam are being displayed at the supermarket and Vietnamese markets in Nottingham city. At the event, Sao Thai Duong JSC became the first Vietnamese enterprise to set up a showroom in the U.K. to introduce its herbal healthcare and beauty products. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Ambassador Nguyen … [Read more...] about Vietnamese goods, foods introduced in U.K.
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NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (L) and his Hungarian counterpart László Kövér at the press meeting on June 27. (Photo: VNA) Budapest (VNA) – Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue's official visit to Hungary has attracted attention from the media in Eastern Europe. In Hungary, Magyar Nemzet (Hungarian Nation) newspaper ran an article saying the two countries’ traditional friendship has recorded great strides, especially since the visit to Vietnam by Prime Minister Orban Viktor and a trip to the European nation by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong. Hue's visit from June 25-28 would create a stepping stone for the two countries’ comprehensive partnership to enter a new chapter in the time ahead, particularly after Vietnam and the European Union (EU) completed the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) and a free trade agreement (EVFTA), according to Magyar Nemzet. In its writing, Magyar … [Read more...] about NA leader’s Hungary visit grabs headlines on Eastern European media
Illustrative image. (Photo: SGGP) The People's Committee of HCMC said that the disbursement rate of the Public Investment Plan in 2022 is not much compared to previous years due to many difficulties and obstacles, but mainly the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2021. The restart of the construction of projects in the first months of 2022 experienced a certain delay after the time the city adopted measures to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition, input costs were unstable and tended to increase. Besides the above objective reasons, the People's Committee of HCMC also raised some other subjective reasons affecting the disbursement progress of public investment capital, for example, difficulties related to site clearance; it is necessary to have time to carry out the project adjustment procedures on the basis of Resolution No.99/NQ-HDND dated October 19, 2021, of the People's Council of HCMC and Decision No.4354/QD-UBND dated December 28, 2021, on the medium-term capital … [Read more...] about HCMC disburses only 17 percent of public investment capital in first six months
Tibor Novak, director of Gedeon Richter, talks to Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue. — VNA/VNS Photo Doan Tan As part of his official visit to Hungary, National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue met with entrepreneurs with business operations in Viet Nam on Tuesday. During talks with the heads of multinational companies Gedeon Richter and Egis, the NA Chairman said that pharmaceuticals had great potential for cooperation in Viet Nam with multiple preferential policies. Specialising in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, Gedeon Richter’s products entered the Vietnamese market in 1954 and officially established a representative office in 1995. Egis set up an office in Viet Nam in 2000 and is planning to expand its local operation by upscaling this establishment to be the representative office for ASEAN. NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (centre) meets with the leaders of Egis Pharmaceuticals. — VNA/VNS Photo Doan Tan Taking into consideration the … [Read more...] about NA Chairman meets Hungarian entrepreneurs during official visit
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (R) receives Tamas Uri, Head of CEE Region at Egis Pharmaceuticals PLC (Photo: VNA) Budapest – National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue received leaders of several Hungarian enterprises which are operating in Vietnam on June 28 in Budapest as part of his official visit to the European country. At the meetings with a leader of Gedeon Richter Company – Hungary’s multinational company operating in the field of pharmaceutical manufacturing and biotechnology research and development (R&D), and representatives of Egis Company - a leading pharmaceutical company in the Central Eastern Europe, Hue appreciated the results of their activities in Vietnam, adding that pharmaceuticals is the country’s potential field of cooperation with many preferential policies. Leaders of Gedeon Richter and Egis showed their hope that Vietnam will speed up and simplify administrative procedures for drug registration so that many new products can be … [Read more...] about NA Chairman receives leaders of several Hungarian companies
Permanent Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu . (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Permanent Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu on June 27 hosted a reception for his Turkmen counterpart Vepa Hajiyev who has been visiting Vietnam as the two countries will be celebrating the 30th founding anniversary of diplomatic relations next month (July 29, 1992 – 2022). Vietnam treasures the long-standing friendship and partnership with Turkmenistan and wants to further strengthen the bilateral ties, Vu told Hajiyev, adding that the visit will create new opportunities for cooperation between the two nations. The Vietnamese official welcomed the business mission accompanying Hajiyev to attend the Vietnam – Turkmenistan business forum scheduled for June 29. The business delegation is also planning to meet with representatives of Vietnamese ministries of transport, construction, industry and trade, and education and training. Hajiyev spoke highly of close … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Turkmenistan eye closer cooperation in multiple areas