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Webinar spotlights Vietnam-Canada trade in CPTPP in post-COVID era

By Vietnam News, December 3, 2020

The Embassy of Vietnam in Canada in coordination with the Canada-Vietnam Trade Council on December 3 held a webinar on “Vietnam – Canada Trade in CPTPP: Ways Forward and Recommendations for the Post-COVID Era”, bringing together about 70 delegates from both sides.

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Canada Pham Cao Phong emphasized that Vietnam proactively joining the CPTPP demonstrates the Vietnamese government’s commitment to accelerating institutional reforms in the context of international integration. The country’s membership of free trade agreements, such as CPTPP, would enhance its manufacturing capacity as well as cross-border trade, he said.

Cindie-Ève Bourassa, Director of Diversity, FTA Promotion, Trade Missions and Outreach at the Global Affairs Canada, said the global trade system and trade deals like CPTPP have proved its importance at a time when COVID-19 has caused severe disruptions to the global supply chains. Read more.


Canada affirms strong trade relations with Vietnam

By Vietnam News, October 1, 2020

At the online seminar held by the Canada-Vietnam Trade Council on October 1, 2020, Kendal Hembroff, Director General, Trade Policy and Negotiations Chief Negotiator, Pacific Alliance and India, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) said “Canada and Vietnam have strong trade ties which are built on the basis of good people-to-people relations.”

His Excellency Pham Cao Phong, Ambassador of Vietnam to Canada noted that amid the plummeted global trade due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two-way trade between Vietnam and Canada remains its upward trend though with a modest pace of 0.1%. Read more.


CPTPP offers opportunities for Canadian enterprises in Việt Nam

By Vietnam News, February 11, 2020

The Canada-Vietnam Trade Council and the City of Toronto organized a “Doing Business in Vietnam” session on February 10, 2020 at Toronto City Hall.

Speakers included: Đỗ Thu Hương (Trade Office, Embassy of Vietnam), Catherine Jollymore (GAC), Sarah Bernier (TCS-GAC), Cholong Lim (Ontario MEDJCT), Robert Cameron (EDC), Karen Cvornyek and Bill Nankivell (B+H Architects), Victor Gomez (Sun Life), and Arvind Vijh (Deloitte). Read more.

See photos by Vietnam News Agency.


Minister Ng to meet with the Canada-Vietnam Trade Council

Media Advisory by the Government of Canada, March 8, 2019

The Canada-Vietnam Trade Council, Canada’s Ministry of Small Business and Export Promotion, and Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, organized a “CPTPP: Vietnam” event on March 11, 2019. Minister Mary Ng spoke at the event. Read more: CPTPP helps drive Canadian firms’ interest in Việt Nam, by Vietnam News, March 12, 2019.

See photos by Vietnam News Agency.


Đà Nẵng seeks to boost trade, investment ties with Canada

By Vietnam Plus, September 3, 2018

The Canada-Vietnam Trade Council and the Government of Đà Nẵng organized an event “Trade and Investment Workshop: Đà Nẵng City” on August 31, 2018 in Toronto. Read more: City seeks to boost trade, investment ties with Canada, by IPA Đà Nẵng, September 3, 2018.


Vietnam Business Forum held in Toronto

By the Embassy of Vietnam in Canada, October 30, 2017

The Canada-Vietnam Trade Council, the Embassy of Vietnam in Canada, and the Ontario Ministry of International Trade organized the Vietnam Business Forum on October 26, 2017, ahead of the Premier’s business mission to Vietnam in December. Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne and Ambassador Nguyễn Đức Hòa addressed the event.


Incoming Business Mission to Canada in 2016

By tourhoichoquocte.com

The Canada-Vietnam Trade Council, Trade Facilitation Office (TFO) Canada, Vietnam Leather, Footwear Handbag Association (LEFASO), and the Vietnam Trade Office, Embassy of Vietnam in Canada, organized a business matchmaking event on August 23, 2016 in Toronto. Read more: Đoàn giao dịch thương mại thị trường Canada 2016.


Canadian firms updated on business opportunities in Vietnam

By Voice of Vietnam, September 25, 2015

The Canada-Vietnam Trade Council, the Embassy of Vietnam in Canada, and the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade organized the Vietnam Business Forum on September 24, 2015 in Toronto. Ambassador Tô Anh Dũng, Ontario Minister of International Trade Michael Chan, Toronto Councillor Michael Thompson addressed the event.


Canadian businesses explore investment opportunities in Thái Nguyên

By Talk Vietnam, March 25, 2012

Read more on Minister Brad Duguid’s Letter of Greetings to the Leaders of Thái Nguyên Province on the Occasion of the Vietnam Business and Investment Conference, March 22, 2012.


Vietnam Business Forum 2011

The Canada-Vietnam Trade Council, the Embassy of Vietnam in Canada, and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade organized the Vietnam Business Forum on May 26, 2011 in Toronto.


Inauguration of the Canada-Vietnam Trade Council

September 28, 2010

The Canada-Vietnam Trade Council was officially inaugurated on September 27, 2010 in the city of Toronto, Canada. This is a non-profit organization aiming to connect Canadian and Vietnamese businesses, to promote trade and investment as well as support business training.

Among the guests attended included His Excellency Ambassador Lê Sỹ Vương Hà; Mr. Monte Kwinter, Parliamentary Assistant to the Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Trade and Chair of the Ontario Investment and Trade Advisory Council.