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Vietnamese assembled mobile phones top exports to UAE

The export earnings of Vietnamese-assembled mobile phones to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) hit $728 million in the first 7 months of this year, accounting for 67 percent of Vietnam’s total export revenues to UAE. The remaining exports items earned a total export turnover of $357 million over the same period, according to Vietnam’s trade office in the Middle East market. In the structure of exported goods to UAE, mobile phone is the new exports items accounting for a…

Medvedev calls for stronger oil, nuclear ties with Vietnam

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and his Vietnamese counterpart agreed Tuesday that the two countries would focus on expanding oil exploration and technology cooperation in nuclear energy projects. The agreement was made during talks with Nguyen Tan Dung in Hanoi. The official agreement said the countries will enhance political dialogues to improve mutual trust and boost cooperation in other fields including economics, national defense and security, and technology, news website VnExpress reported. Medvedev was in Hanoi for one day, and then Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday before leaving. He said gas and oil should be key cooperation factors for…

Russia, Vietnam to Begin FTA Talks Early Next Year

Russia and Vietnam will begin negotiating a free trade agreement early next year, and will encourage more joint investment among the countries’ energy companies, Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday. Bilateral trade is likely to reach $7 billion by 2015, Mr. Medvedev said after meeting with Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung during a two-day […]

Vietnamese and Russian enterprises seek for investment opportunities

“Doubling current export turnover, from the current US $3.5 billion, for the next three years, between Vietnam and Russia is a great challenge for the two sides. However, I believe that this target is feasible”, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkadiy V.Dvorkovich, at a roundtable meeting between Vietnamese and Russian enterprises, held on November 7 th

Vietnam, Russia to strengthen co-operation over oil and gas

HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam will continue to support the joint pursuit of oil and gas projects in its continental shelf with Russia, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has said. Pointing out the nation paid special attention to boosting cooperation with Russia in the energy sector, the PM stressed the issue during his talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Ha Noi yesterday. The talks followed…

Vietnamese Firms to link up with russia

HA NOI (VNS)— Vietnamese and Russian enterprises have been urged to accelerate co-operation in promising sectors such as oil and gas, nuclear, light industries, machinery engineering and agriculture. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich delivered the message yesterday during a roundtable discussion between businesses from the two countries in Ha Noi. “The Russian Government is willing to offer incentives and encouragement for Vietnamese companies to develop their projects in Russia,” the Deputy PM said. The bilateral trade and investment relations between the two countries still lagged behind potential, with two-way trade…

Vietnam Moves on Oil Refinery and Nuclear Plant

Vietnam said it agreed with foreign investors to begin construction of a long-delayed oil refinery, while also stepping up plans to build the country’s first nuclear-power plant jointly with Russia. Until recently the developing Asian nation was favored by global investors, but they’re increasingly uneasy as confidence is undermined by surging inflation, corruption scandals and […]

PRESS DIGEST – Vietnam Newspapers – Nov 8, 2012

FINANCIAL NEWS: VIETNAM NEWS — Most banks have delayed plans to increase their charter capital because of difficulties in the monetary and stock markets this year. THOI BAO KINH TE VIETNAM — Vietnam’s overseas remittances are forecast to rise 20 percent to $10 billion-$11 billion this year compared with an average 10-15 percent growth in recent years, analysts said. ECONOMIC AND GENERAL NEWS: VIETNAM NEWS ( — Vietnam will continue to support the joint pursuit of…

Raising Vietnam-Russia trade to US$7 billion in 2015

(VOV) – Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai and his Russian counterpart Arkadij Dvorkovic have agreed to double the current two-way trade turnover of over US$3 billion within three years. While co-chairing a roundtable discussion between Vietnamese and Russian businesses in Hanoi on November 7, the two Deputy PMs highlighted both countries’ huge potential and […]

Russian, Danish premiers arrive in Vietnam

HA NOI (VNS)— Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt arrive today on official visits as guests of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. Medvedev brings along a high-ranking delegation that includes Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich and top officials from the Russian Government Office and the ministries of Energy, Regional Development, Economic Development, and Foreign Affairs. Medvedev, who recently completed a five-year term as Russia’s president, was named Prime Minister and leader of the United Russia Party in May. Schmidt also heads a delegation of top Danish top officials…