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ASEAN, China, other partners sign world’s biggest trade pact
November 15, 2020 News Trade_Council

Associated Press (November 15, 2020) – The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, was signed virtually on Sunday on the sidelines of the annual summit of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations. “I am delighted to say that after eight years of hard work, as of today, we have officially brought RCEP negotiations to

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Upcoming event: Vietnam and CPTPP – Furniture Sourcing and Manufacturing Opportunities, November 10, 2020
October 24, 2020 Events Trade_Council

Version française à suivre WEBINAR INVITATIONVietnam & CPTPP – Furniture Sourcing and Manufacturing Opportunities Are you looking to source and manufacture furniture in Asia? Join this upcoming webinar organized by the Embassy of S.R Vietnam in Canada to find out why Vietnam should be your next supply and production hub. Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing economies

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What will it take to achieve Vietnam’s long-term growth aspirations?
September 9, 2020 Article Trade_Council

McKinsey (September 9, 2020). With relatively few recorded COVID-19 cases and fatalities to date, Vietnam now has an opportunity—and an imperative—to consider its longer-term economic aspirations, even as the country responds to a resurgence of the virus. Enduring success will require Vietnam’s leaders to focus on issues and opportunities that long preceded the pandemic. Read more.

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Vietnam in the Post-COVID Era: Realizing a ‘Digital Country’
July 28, 2020 Article Trade_Council

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (July 28, 2020). Vietnam is one of the very few countries that dealt with COVID-19 relatively well. With only 438 (as of July 28) cases reported and no deaths linked to the outbreak, Vietnam has stunned the world for beating the novel coronavirus. And despite gloomy projections for the global

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Toronto Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong speaks at Vietnam Business event: CPTPP one year later
February 10, 2020 Events Trade_Council

“Doing Business in Vietnam” information session was held on February 10, 2020 at Toronto City Hall, with Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong providing welcome remarks, organized by City of Toronto and Canada-Vietnam Trade Council, on business opportunities from CPTPP – one year later, and sharing experiences of doing business in Vietnam. Speakers included: Huong Do (Trade

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Minister Mary Ng speaks at CPTPP Vietnam event in Toronto
March 11, 2019 Events Trade_Council

The Canada-Vietnam Trade Council organized a “CPTPP: Vietnam” event on March 11, 2019 at the Ontario Investment and Trade Centre. The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, spoke about various topics from access to capital for Canadian SMEs to government support for underrepresented small business owners such as women, Indigenous people,

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Vietnam economy remains outperformer as growth tops 7% mark
December 28, 2018 News Trade_Council

Vietnam’s growth accelerated in the fourth quarter, as stronger manufacturing output helped the economy remain one of the world’s best performers. Bloomberg, December 27, 2018. Read  more.

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Vietnam becomes 7th member of CPTPP trade deal
November 13, 2018 News Trade_Council

Việt Nam has officially become the seventh member of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) after all National Assembly (NA) deputies on Monday approved a resolution on the agreement.  Vietnam News, November 12, 2018.

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The story of Viet Nam’s economic miracle
September 12, 2018 Article Trade_Council

According to analysts from the World Bank and the think tank Brookings, Viet Nam’s economic rise can be explained by three main factors: “First, it has embraced trade liberalization with gusto. Second, it has complemented external liberalization with domestic reforms through deregulation and lowering the cost of doing business. Finally, Viet Nam has invested heavily

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